Q: I know probiotics are good for me, and I try to use them regularly. Unfortunately, they are often too expensive for my budget. Any suggestions on where to find them more reasonably priced?
A: Buy a gallon of organic milk and allow it to spoil. The warmer the environment, the quicker it will spoil. Once the curd (the the thick, milky-
If you have a good blender you can use the curd to make the best, most healthy and delicious ice cream-
Refrigerate the curd as well, and it too, will last 2-
Q: I’m six months pregnant and I get a lot of heartburn and acid reflux. I eat a lot of Tums and take Pepto bismol, but I worry that I might be taking too much of it sometimes. My doctor says that heartburn is normal and that Tums and Pepto will not hurt me or the baby. But I’m wondering if you know of something more natural that I can take?
A: One tablespoon of Bragg's apple cider vinegar in 4-
Bragg's is an organic vinegar that keeps the "mother" of the vinegar, which settles at the bottom of the bottle. Shake before using to get the benefits of the mother, which is where most of the nutrients are. Also, ingest natural probiotics (see the answer to the probiotics questions above for more information) to help with your digestion.
Q: I try to do the right things to be be healthy, but I don’t make a lot of money. Is it worth the price to buy organic?
A: Many years ago, it would have been easy to answer that question; but today; it isn’t. There was a time when I could say that if you’re on a tight budget, then purchase organic produce that has a thin skin like carrots, and blueberries, and conventional produce if the skin is thick, like bananas and oranges. I would also have advised you to purchase grass-
However today, so many farmers have involuntarily had their crops “infected” with the cross-
When a study was conducted that fed one group of sheep GMO food (sheep mostly eat grass), and the other conventional, the sheep that were fed the GMO died within a few weeks; but the sheep fed conventional lived a normal life-
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