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Sweet Fruits That Fight Inflammation

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Inflammation is a major part of eczema and other allergy issues. When skin gets inflamed, itching and scratching begin which can lead to infections and skin damage. Many parents have found that when they are able to control inflammation, eczema ends up being controlled at the same time. While there are anti-inflammatory medicines out there, fighting with food is a great alternative. Since kids love fruit, today I’d like to share some amazing all-natural treats with you that your kids will love and that just might help keep inflammation at bay! The Fruit Family While all fruits have anti-inflammatory properties, Read More

Chia Seeds 101

Chances are you’ve heard of chia seeds and have seen lots of hype about these little guys all around the internet. If you’re wondering about chia seeds’ relationship to that ‘grow your own’ statue product from the 80’s, they’re the same thing, although the chia seeds you’ll want to use should be organic.  Chia seeds are an essential because they carry an impressive array of healing benefits, lots of nutrients, and you can add them to pretty much any dish or drink you create so it’s easy to get them into your kids’ diet. In this article we’ll be exploring Read More

Sprouting and Pre-Soaking Made Easy With Nate Jackson

This week we’re thrilled to share a very special guest post written by our friend Nate from Nate’s raw Harvest… enjoy! Hello everyone! This is Nate from Nate’s Raw Harvest.  School is starting back up and, whether your little one is about to start, or it’s just around the corner for them, their nutrition will have a huge role in their success.  Not only can the quality of their nutrition influence their ability to learn, but also increase or decrease their food sensitivities and allergies.  That’s just one more thing to have to worry about with all the things we Read More

Is Your Child Eating Their Way To Inflammation?

Did you know that what happens in the digestive tract plays a big role in what happens on the skin and in the immune system as a whole? Many people say that the immune system lives in the gut – and there’s a good reason for that. Our digestive tract is where our body deals with many of the things that agitate our immune system, and it’s the place where the body deals with these things so that they don’t cause excess damage. The issue is that when the gut is damaged due to inflammation, it cannot deal with foods, Read More

Are Omega-6s Causing Eczema Flare Ups?

We’ve all been hearing a lot about the importance of essential fatty acids and ‘good fats’. Foods like nuts, seeds, and oils have made headlines in health news about their endless benefits – but is there a chance they’re causing more harm than good? While essential fatty acids like omega-3s are critical for healthy brain and body function, omega-6s may not be a good choice for people dealing with eczema and other issues with inflammation. It turns out that omega-6 fatty acids can actually cause inflammation in the body – and it also turns out that the average American gets Read More