Are You a Vitamin Skeptic?

The alarms sound every few years about the dangers of vitamins.  Medical institutions, Forbes, Consumer Reports and more align themselves with media writing articles discrediting the value of vitamins.  This has been routine for decades, and as long as consumers continue to purchase vitamins, the critics will be dissing them to convince people...

Essential Oils (EO) Heal

I thought I was well informed about the benefits of essential oils until attending a five day summit on them and learned how little I really knew. There is little published research on essential oils up to now, yet people routinely use them for healing and improving health.  According to Eric Zielinski, MPH, use of oils can be traced back to...

Will you go Organic?

Demand is increasing for organic products as most major grocery chains increase their availability.  More consumers believe that conventional foods grown on farms that use fewer toxic chemicals are safer, and more nutritious. Farmland is a beneficiary of this trend because fewer chemicals mean less destruction of the land. Conventional farmers...

Learning the Truth about V...

The topic of vaccines has become a lightening rod over the past few years for a number of reasons, not least of which has parents and consumers thinking long and hard about their ingredients, promotion of increased recommended vaccines and government mandates to be vaccinated. I see red flags when common sense seems ignored and special interests...