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Remedies for Acute Stomach Ailments

This past week, I felt unusual discomfort in my stomach that progressed as the day evolved. What started as a dull ache, a whisper, evolved to a roaring yell as my stomach was gripped in pain, while my body was both chilled, hot and achy. I was back and forth between the bathroom and my bed throughout…

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What do you do at the first sign of cold symptoms?

My Weston A. Price Foundation – Portland Co-Chapter Leader Rachel Spitler recently asked this question in our Nourished group on Facebook: “Fill in the blank! When I start to feel cold symptoms, I immediately …” My response: I take Vitamin C in the form of Acerola powder that we recommend. I also take fermented garlic that I prepare…

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Is our communication nourishing us?

We spend a fair amount of time in our community focused on what we put into our mouths. What about what comes out of our mouths? Does it nourish us and those we are communicating with? Does our communication style keep us connected to others? This past week I created yet another group on Facebook. I named it…

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Seeking Nourishing Ourselves Testimonials

Raine Saunders and I are together in my home in Portland this week completing Nourishing Ourselves’ educational materials, which will initially include a PowerPoint, study guide and e-book. We seek testimonials about how eating according to the dietary recommendations made by the Weston A. Price Foundation has positively contributed to your health on any level. We…

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Cure Gum Disease Naturally

  Even if you don’t think this topic is relevant to you today, I encourage you to take a look to ensure you keep all of your teeth. The CDC now reports that about half of all adult Americans suffer from periodontal disease, with 8.5 percent of all adults having severe gum disease. And even worse,…

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Swiss Alp Herbal Salve

As some of you are already aware, I participated in the eighth Weston A Price Tour of Switzerland led by chapter leader and Swiss native Judith Mudrak. On July 23 we visited Bettmeralp, whereby we had the opportunity to make our own salve from wild herbs we picked ourselves. I wanted to share the process with you. I’ve…

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Bettmeralp, Switzerland

In July of 2014, I traveled to Switzerland with a group lead by Weston A. Price Foundation Chapter Leader Judith Mudrak. We spent a day hiking, picking wild herbs, making slaves and much more in Bittmeralp. Here are a few captured moments.

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Henna: a nourishing tradition.

For years, I have been focused on ensuring that what put in my mouth, on my skin and  in my hair is truly nourishing. Over time, I have fine tuned what I define as nourishing. For example, I first thought I was consuming the highest quailty chicken when I purchased a Rosie’s organic chicken at Whole Foods. That has…

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