What does "natural" mean on food labels? Mysteries of Food Labels…. What Does “Natural” Mean? by Nikki Stewart - This past weekend I went to the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California. It was a blast. There were so many products on display. Vendors from all over the world came to show off their wares. Boody, an Australian company promoted their undergarments made from bamboo. The bamboo fabric is hypoallergenic, antibacterial, antifungal and […]
The Truth about Antibacterial Soap Truth About Antibacterial Soaps… Don’t Believe Everything the FDA Says by Nikki Stewart - The truth about antibacterial soaps is they aren’t all they are cracked up to be. Most of them are made with a pesticide! That’s right! Triclosan is an EPA registered pesticide that is designed to target the microbes on your skin. Sounds great, right? But wait, it is toxic to you and the environment, as […]
Vaccine exemptions in California Vaccine Exemptions in California – Protect Yourself, Protect Your Child by Nikki Stewart - We are a country founded on principles, on freedom, on truth. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” But, what is happening here? Our freedoms are being […]
FDA & Crustaceans FDA, Crustaceans & You by Nikki Stewart - Is someone playing with your food before you get it?  If they were, would you want to know?  I know I would.  Years ago, while sitting in a restaurant waiting for my order, I was able to see into the kitchen.  Before the cook gave my meal to the server, I noticed the cook patting […]
Coconut Smoothie Recipe Coconut Smoothie by Nikki Stewart - 1 fresh young Thai coconut 1 scoop Sunwarrior Protein Powder 1 Tbsp. raw cacao powder 1 tsp. raw maca powder 1 tsp. raw mesquite powder 1 handful of ice You can mix this up and put fresh fruit instead of the cacao to make a refreshing tropical drink.  This drink is really good as the coconut […]