Tagged with Women’s Health

Pre-Pregnancy Preparation- Fall 2010 Catalog

Pre-Pregnancy Preparation For Mom’s to Be By Mary Ewing When I married seven years ago, I was almost 26, and my husband and I knew we didn’t want to wait to have children. Although many women have children after thirty, we both wanted a large family and weren’t sure how long our “child-bearing years” would … Continue reading

Partners in Hormonal Health- Fall 2009 Catalog

Partners in Hormonal Health: The Adrenal-Thyroid Dance By Jessica Bischof In our rushed society most of us could use huge does of energy and stamina, topped off with a serving of something to boost our ability to deal with stress. If anyone had such a concoction for sale, they would do quite well–even in our … Continue reading

Good Sources of Selenium- Fall 2009 Catalog

Food                                                       Selenium Content (Micrograms)* Brazil Nuts (3-4, 1/2 oz.)**………………………………………………………..272 Tuna, light, canned in water (3 oz.)…………………………………………….68 Flounder or sole, cooked (3 oz.)…………………………………………………50 Sardines, Atlantic, canned in oil (3 oz)………………………………………. 45 … Continue reading

The Selenium Difference- Fall 2009 Catalog

The Selenium Difference: This Trace Mineral Packs a Punch By Jessica Bischof You’d think it would be big news if someone discovered a substance that could Protect from certain types of cancer; Keep viral influenza “mild” and reduce the chance of lung damage; Guard against heart disease; Provide strong anti-oxidation protection; Increase energy by balancing … Continue reading

My Cup of Tea 01- Fall 2009 Catalog

My Cup of Tea By Sharon Tallent My love affair with tea began 35 years ago when I was diagnosed with hypoglycemia. This life-changing news required sweeping changes in my diet. I wept. I mourned. I love sweets! One of the most tragic losses was sweet drinks–no more lemonade, no more fruit drinks, no more sodas. … Continue reading

Rise Up Against Yeast – Winter 2008-2009 Catalog

By Nancy Webster Late one night after the children were tucked in bed, I pulled out the tin of homemade chocolate chip cookies, fresh from that morning. The first crunchy bite thrilled my taste buds as the chocolate bits melted in my mouth. For a repeat sensation, I ate another. Then another. And another. I … Continue reading

How Now? from the Cow- Spring 2008 Catalog

by Nancy Webster Admitted coffee lovers that we are, our family couldn’t resist naming this fall’s baby cow De-Calf, but we could just as well have called him Debt-Relief. We owe the local 4-H cattle project the first cow from my daughter’s big brown heifer since she was donated to us (the heifer, not my … Continue reading

Red Raspberry Leaf- Winter 07-08 Catalog

By Jenny West My greatest passion in life is midwifery and experiencing the birth of a child with parents who love children as much as I do. And as a Licensed Midwife, it has been my privilege to advise many women during pregnancy, and to be present at thousands of births. I take it upon … Continue reading