What to Do After You’ve Taken Antibiotics

Antibiotics

I’ve written a few times about alternatives to antibiotics and how I helped my daughter get well without them. But antibiotics are still one of the most over-prescribed class of drugs–and one of the most debilitating, in terms of their long-term risks and side effects. Antibiotics destroy ALL the bacteria in your digestive tract, even…

Are you scared of “fermented” foods?

Twenty years ago, I learned about cultured, or fermented, probiotic-rich living foods. I was a total freak at the time. I was very alone. I knew a few older ladies who were “into” it, but I didn’t dare tell my peers what I was doing. Or my in-laws. I was slowly becoming an alien life…

Announcing our new probiotic enzyme . . .

GSG Prezyme Pro

I have something amazing for you. Next week starting TUES Sept. 15, you’ll be commenting on the GSG blog EVERY DAY to have a shot at winning $20,000 in prizes, right? I’d love your support in raising money to build a school in Zambia. Check it out HERE for a shot at winning a BIG new…

Will drinking store-bought kombucha heal my gut?

will kombucha heal my gut?

The really short answer: I really don’t think so. I’ll explain. I do like the trend in health food stores of offering raw, fermented food products. I don’t love the price tag. A small package of raw sauerkraut costs, literally, 30 times what I spend making mine. I have 8-year old RAW sauerkraut in my…

Alternatives to Antibiotics

Winter’s coming up. The more raw plant foods you eat, and the more Chapter 8 probiotic-foods habits you incorporate into your diet, the more your body become inhospitable to viruses and infections. But be prepared to nip the baddies in the butt, the minute you feel symptoms coming on, with natural alternatives to antibiotics. The…

Nutrition for pregnant moms, babies, toddlers…..part 1 of 5

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: My baby is breastfeeding, and doing great. But I know I have to make the transition. Besides blending cooked vegetables, what else should I do? Answer: Please share this blog series with anyone with a baby, or anyone thinking about starting a family. What I’m about to tell you is worth more than…