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  • Does Microwaving 'Kill' Nutrients in Food?

    Does Microwaving ‘Kill’ Nutrients in Food?

    Whenever I share my baby food recipes in which I use my microwave to cook various fruits and vegetables to tenderness, I typically receive negative comments about the effects of microwaving on food. Although every American household owns a microwave, and microwaving has been a cooking practice for decades now. But does microwaving kill nutrients […] More

  • Five Natural Remedies to Cure Common Childhood Ailments

    Five Natural Remedies to Cure Common Childhood Ailments

    The flu, colic, croup, stomach bugs, ear infections — the list goes on and on. There are a variety of common childhood ailments, but there are also a variety of natural ways to cure them. Homeopathic Medications Homeopathic medicines are typically in the form of little pellets. They can also be found in liquid form. […] More

  • Prenatal Vitamins

    Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Risk Categories: Herbs, Minerals, and Vitamins

    FromĀ Acorus Calamus to Zinc Salts, learn about the safety of the most common herbs, minerals, and vitamins during pregnancy and breastfeeding with the following general overview of herbs, minerals, and vitamins. Herb/Mineral/Vitamin Pregnancy Risk Category Breastfeeding Risk Category Acorus Calamus (Sweet Flag Root) Possibly Hazardous L4 Aloe Vera Possibly Hazardous L3 Ascorbic Acid (Ascorbicap, Cecon, […] More