I get asked a lot of questions about the resources we depend on for our health and the health of our families. Here are my absolute favorites! Happy shopping!
Max B ND
by Premier Research Labs
- This is my favorite supplement of all time! I have been known to put this is Christmas stockings for friends it’s so good.
- It contains a high-energy, end-chain, living B vitamin complex derived from live sources for high cellular resonance – never before available.
- This promotes great absorption in the body, and you can definitely notice taking this supplement. This can support anxiety as well as increase energy
Blue Ice Cod Liver Capsules
by Green Pastures
- This is my favorite fish oil on the market! Because it’s been fermented (and not heated) there is much more naturally occurring vitamin D which makes this a superstar supplement.
- There are many naturally occurring metabolites and co-factors that make the issue of measuring natural nutrients difficult in the fermented oils.
- We do know that historical cultures liberally consumed these sacred foods to great benefit without today’s standardization of knowledge.
Digestive Enzymes BioGest
- This is a comprehensive blend of digestive enzymes to aid digestion.
- It includes a blend of hydrochloric acid (HCl), pepsin, pancreatin, and ox bile to promote digestion of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats*
- Ox bile added to promote fat digestion and can benefit individuals with occasional indigestion. I keep this supplement in my purse and take for occasional meals and eating out.
- This is my go to supplement when it comes to healing an inflamed GI tract for both adults and children.
- Meriva® and Casperome® (curcumin and Boswellia phytosomes) for enhanced absorption and to help maintain an already healthy inflammatory response in the GI tract
- DaltonMax 700® – a unique 200:1-potency aloe extract that soothes the mucus membranes of the GI tract
- Sunfiber® to promote healthy flora, butyrate levels, and bowel regularity
- L-Glutamine for support of colonic permeability
- This high potency probiotic is a key ingredient to a happy and healthy gut flora
- Contains 20 billion active cultures per capsule
- For use during occasional diarrhea
- Provides digestive tract and immune system support for travelers, including athletes
- Helps maintain a healthy balance of gastrointestinal flora
- In individually-sealed blister-packs for humidity and temperature control
- Curcumin is the key ingredient of turmeric, which is the #1 anti-inflammatory food on the planet
- Meriva® is the most clinically studied curcumin on the market
- Provides relief from occasional aches and soreness
- Helps maintain a healthy inflammatory response in muscle, joints and throughout the body
- Provides antioxidant support
- Helps maintain a healthy balance of cytokines in the body
D – 10,000
- Contains no unnecessary ingredients – like lactose, BHT, BHA, sodium benzoate, and sorbic acid – that can be detrimental to sensitive individuals
- supports heart, immune, muscle, and bone health
- Thorne products contain ingredients from the purest sources worldwide. Flavors, colors, preservatives, and sweeteners derived from natural sources. Our products never contain gluten, GMOs, artificial preservatives, stearates, wheat, rye, barley, eggs, or nuts. This product does not contain dairy, soy, corn, yeast, sugar, or magnesium stearate.
- Provides vitamin K2 to support calcium metabolism
- Includes the active, tissue-ready form of vitamin B12
- Chelated minerals provide for optimal absorption
- Provides Indena’s curcumin phytosome (Meriva®), which helps maintain the body’s normal inflammatory response in joints, muscles, and the GI tract
- Uses Indena’s green tea phytosome (GreenSelect®) to provide antioxidant and metabolic benefits
- Includes Relora®, a proprietary blend of plant extracts shown to curb late-night cravings, optimize cortisol and DHEA levels, aid in weight management, and support restful sleep
by Organic India
- Cleanse and support the entire GI tract, improving digestion, elimination and assimilation of nutrients
- Gentle, nourishing blend of three organic fruits rich in vitamin C, antioxidants and properties to promote deep internal cleansing
- Made with ingredients grown organically on small family farms that work hard to regenerate the soil, protect biodiversity and be fully ethical and sustainable.
- Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Non-GMO Project Verified, Kosher and Halal Certified
Cookbooks I Love:
by Sally Fallon
Classic book teaching about animal fats and cholesterol that are necessary for reproduction and normal growth, proper function of the brain and nervous system, protection from disease and optimum energy levels. Learn to prepare grains, bone broths and enzyme-rich lacto-fermented foods.
by Diane Sanfillippo, 2nd ed.
With more than half a million copies sold, the first edition of Practical Paleo revolutionized the way we think about food and our bodies.
Now, this second edition has been updated to include new information, answer common questions, and make it even easier for you to customize your diet to meet your personal health goals.
Against All Grain
by Danielle Walker
This is a great gluten-free cookbook that has delicious recipes and great new ideas. Danielle Walker created this cook book after battling an autoimmune disease. After years, Danielle mastered the art of grain-free, dairy-free and gluten-free cooking–and improved her well-being, eliminating all her ailments. She also has a great selection of egg free recipes which is helpful for those with food sensitivities.
Quick and Easy Ketogenic Cooking
by Maria Emmerich
With Quick Easy Ketogenic Cooking, nutritionist and popular food blogger Maria Emmerich takes the guesswork out of ketogenic cooking.
What is the ketogenic diet? It’s a way of eating that shifts your body from being a sugar burner to being a fat burner.
21 Day Sugar Detox
by Diane Sanfillippo, BS, NC
The 21-Day Sugar Detox is a clear-cut, effective, whole-foods-based nutrition action plan that will reset your body and your habits! Special modifications are included for athletes, pregnant/nursing moms, pescetarians, and people with autoimmune conditions. By focusing on quality protein, healthy fats, and good carbs, this program will help you change not only the foods you eat, but also your habits around food.
Bright Line Eating
by Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D
Rooted in cutting-edge neuroscience, psychology, and biology, Bright Line Eating explains why people who are desperate to lose weight fail again and again: it’s because the brain blocks weight loss. Bright Line Eating frees us from the obesity cycle and introduces a radical plan for sustainable weight loss. It’s a game changer in a game that desperately needs changing.
Must have gadgets and tools
- Hands down my favorite kitchen appliance of all time. It’s worth its weight in GOLD!
- Makes smoothies, soups, desserts, dressings, ice cream and SO much more.
- The power and precision are able to pulverize every recipe ingredient, including the tiniest seeds
- The blades reach speeds fast enough to create friction heat, bringing cold ingredients to steaming hot in about six minutes
Brevel Juice Plus
- This is a great juicer that isn’t to expensive, works great, and is easy to clean.
- Extra-wide 3-inch feeder chute can create 8oz. cup of juice in just 5 seconds. Stainless steel cutting disc surrounded by Italian made micro mesh filter to extract up to 30% more juice and 40% more vitamins and minerals than other juicers.
Ice Cream Maker
- This is my NEW favorite kitchen appliance.
- SO easy to make healthy ice cream in less than 20 minutes
- Gone are the days of lots of ice, salt an hour of your time and a HUGE mess.
- Large capacity makes up to 1-1/2-quarts.
- Double insulated freezer bowl eliminates the need for ice
40 weeks of pregnancy resources
- This was the only prenatal I took while I was pregnant with my baby girl.
- well-absorbed, tissue-ready vitamins and minerals reduce the risk of stomach upset
- includes iron and the active form of folate (5-MTHF) to help maintain healthy iron and folate levels
- manufactured without the additives and coatings usually found in mainstream prenatal tablets
- contains well-absorbed iron bisglycinate, which is easy on the stomach and non-constipating
FuzziBunz Cloth Diapers
- Cloth diapers were one of my favorite things for my kids. I loved that they were free of chemicals, great for the environment, and saved BUCKETS of money.
- Cloth diapers allow the skin to breath, wetness is absorbed by natural fibers instead of chemicals and they tend to get changed more frequently than disposables
- To see more on why I love cloth diapering so much, check out my blog here.
Organic Cot Under Blanket
- 100% Organic Merino Wool
- ULTRA ABSORBENT NATURAL MERINO SUPERFINE WOOL – drawing moisture away from the body for a better sleep. Our Merino wool is sourced exclusively from New Zealand and Australia, proven to be leaders in natural wool technology. Pure, natural, biodegradable and renewable. Merino wool breathes and controls moisture in hot and cold temperatures. A natural technology providing warmth and protection.
by Health and Wisdom
- Up to 90% of the population is Magnesium deficient! TOPICAL is the BEST delivery method!
- Stress – physical, emotional, environmental, or psychological ALL cause magnesium levels to drop.
- Folate – an essential B vitamin in its active, tissue-ready form
- a breakthrough in folate supplementation
- formulated for optimum absorption
- provides an excellent source of folate for pregnant women
- supports healthy heart and nerve function
by Trace Minerals Research
- Contains over 72 different trace minerals
- Easy to take with a dropper that can be added to any liquid or food
Calcium Magnesium Citrate
- Sophisticated liquid delivery for fast, easy absorption
- Essential dosages of the required minerals for complete bone support formulas
- Dairy and Gluten Free
- Great tasting, pre-acidifed
Pregnant Belly Salve
- Pregnancy-safe versatile salve designed to prevent stretch marks, relieve the itch of stretching skin, and moisturize
- All-natural, scar-healing shea butter combined with the organic herbs and oil base of Motherlove’s Pregnant Belly Oil for premium moisture
- Keeps skin luxuriously soft and elastic and is gently scented with relaxing lavender and chamomile
Trace Mineral Drops
by Trace Minerals Research
- Natural mineral concentrate extracted from the waters of Utah’s Inland Sea, the Great Salt Lake
- Ultra-concentrated; 40 drops equal the mineral content of 1/2 cup sea water with 99% sodium removed
- Only 5 mg of sodium per serving
- Provides a wide spectrum of health benefits
Bamboo Sheet Cover
- Fine, soft and breathable material to keep your baby and crib safe from bedwetting and smelly stains
- Attaches to mattress with long ties
- Reduce skin irritations because top layer is made of unbleached and undyed bamboo
- 24” X 29.5”
- Washing-machine and dryer friendly
Wool Crib Mattress Protector
- The natural way to protect your crib mattress
- Repels moisture amazingly well
- Warm in winter and cool in summer
- Machine wash and tumble dry
- Made in Australia
Organic Easy Swaddle
by aden + anais
- Organic, 100% Cotton muslin easy swaddle
- GOTS Certified
- Breathable: helps reduce the risk of overheating
- Comfy: natural give ensures a comfortable swaddle
- Easy: secures and adjusts with simple snaps
by Baby Folie
- Made with 100% organic cotton muslin
- Softer with every wash
- 47″x47″ will allow you to cozily swaddle babies as they continue to grow
- Breathable fabric that stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter
- Other uses: stroller cover, car seat cover, nursing cover, receiving blanket and play-mat
Mesh-printed Crib Liner
- 100% Polyester
- Maximize air flow, reduce the risk of suffocation
- Keeps arms and legs from getting stuck in the crib slats
- Designed for comfort and safety, featuring our No-Gap-Wrap
Playful Pinwheels Bouncer
by Bright Starts
- Cradling seat provides support and comfort
- Soothing vibration to calm baby
- Toy bar removes with one hand for easy access to baby
- Interactive toys encourage baby to bat and play
Cloth Diaper & Laundry Detergent
by Rockin’ Green
- This is the formula designed for the most sensitive of customers!
- Designed for those with soft water (or a water softener)
- Just the right mix of gentle cleaners to get the job done with less rinsing
Warmies Wipes Warmer
by Prince Lionheart
- 100% Rayon derived from bamboo
- The only cloth wipes warmer on the market
- Micropore pillow
- More absorbent than cotton
- No dyes or bleaches
Flannel Baby Wipes
- Cost-effective, environmentally friendly, gentle on skin, reusable
- 100% unbleached cotton flannel, with no harsh or allergenic chemicals
- Use for diaper changes, and wash with cloth diapers
- Use as washcloths, portable size
Natural Rubber Pacifier
- Natural rubber pacifier with the cute design
- Anatomical teat
- 100% natural rubber latex
- Made in Malaysia
Ergonomic Baby Carrier
- Easy to adjust bucket seat for babies to toddlers
- Exceptional lower back support with wide wraparound waistband; extra padded shoulder straps
- Face baby in or out. Wear on the hip or back as baby grows. Easy breastfeeding
- Easily adjusts to fit multiple wearers
- UPF 50+ tuckaway baby hood for sun & wind protection
- Machine washable
by Magic Bullet
- Make an entire week’s worth of healthy, nutritional baby food in less than 5 minutes
- Includes power base, batch bowl, baby blend blade, milling blade, easy pop silicone batch tray
- 6-date dial storage cups, spatula, 1 short cup, 1 stay fresh resealable lid and tip proof tray, user manual
For the Kids
Black Elderberry Syrup
- Supports a child’s healthy immune system
- Natural vitamin C from acerola cherry extract
- Contains no artificial ingredients or preservatives
- Formulated specifically for children
- Acaia honey for a kid friendly taste
HMF Powder Probiotic Supplement
by GENESTRA BRANDS
- Promote optimal intestinal health
- This formula requires refrigeration to maintain culture viability
- This product is dairy free, gluten free, vegan
by NORDIC NATURALS
- My kids eat these like candy!
- Nourishes the brain, eyes, and nerves
- Encourages proper growth and development making for strong, smart, healthy kids
- Enhances immune function
Books worth reading
Thank and Grow Rich
by Pam Grout
- Thank & Grow Rich is for anyone interested in hooking up with the magnanimous energy field of the cosmos. Author Pam Grout, who likes to call herself the Warren Buffet of Happiness, says it all starts with getting on the frequency of joy and gratitude
- Thanking (rather than thinking) puts us on an energetic frequency—a vibration—that calls in miracles.
The Wahls Protocol
by Terry Wahls, M.D.
- An integrative approach to healing chronic autoimmune conditions by a doctor, researcher, and sufferer of progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) whose TEDx talk is already a web sensation.
The Universe has your Back
by Gabrielle Bernstein
- In her latest book, The Universe Has Your Back, New York Times best-selling author Gabrielle Bernstein teaches readers how to transform their fear into faith in order to live a divinely guided life. Each story and lesson in the book guides readers to release the blocks to what they most long for: happiness, security, and clear direction.
- The lessons help readers relinquish the need to control so they can relax into a sense of certainty and freedom. Readers will learn to stop chasing life and truly live.
Superfoods and Favorites
Beef Collagen Hydrolysate
by Great Lakes
- Collagen is known for nourishing your skin, hair and nails. This makes a HUGE difference to me in my daily routine.
- Helps regulate the body’s metabolism
- Bio-active product containing 90 percent protein
- Rapid absorption. Packaging may vary.
- Cold water soluble
Health Works Cacao
by Health Works
- Cacao Nibs are my all time favorite health food!
- FULL OF NUTRITION: Full of Antioxidants, Flavonoids (more than green tea, blueberries and red wine), Fiber, Protein, Vitamins and Minerals, Magnesium, Iron, Zinc, Calcium, Copper, Potassium, Chromium and Phosphorus.
- It is an Antioxidant-filled Inflammation Fighter!
Vitamineral Green SuperFood Powder
- Six different kinds of sea vegetable
- Six separate strains of probiotics, providing 10 billion-plus total per serving
- Potent levels of many different antioxidants
- Rich in bioavailable alkalizing minerals
- Contains significant amounts of fiber that helps to feed friendly bacteria and promote health in the GI tract
C Complete Powder
by Innate Response Formulas
- Unique vitamin C formula that pairs FoodState Vitamin C with mineral ascorbates for optimal absorption, creating a food blend high in antioxidants and bioflavonoids.
- Comprehensive, easy to digest nutrition designed to be taken when it’s convenient for you.
- Fresh, whole fruits and vegetables are complexed with essential nutrients and then carefully dried to ensure it is delivered in a form that is as close to food as possible.
Fine Pink Salt
- 100% natural, unrefined
- Contains no additives, its precious purity has been preserved
- Naturally rich in elements and minerals (Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper, and iron)
- Iron is the naturally rich element which creates the unique pink color of this speckled salt
Bath and Beauty
Indian Healing Clay
by Aztec Secret
- Deep Pore Cleansing
- 100% Natural Calcium Bentonite Clay
- Great for facials, acne, bodywraps, clay baths, foot soaks, chilled clay for knee packs and insect bites!
by Nature’s Answer
- Natural cleansing oral rinse
- With wildcrafted herbs, co-q10 & folic acid
- Relieves dry mouth