Entries by Antonia


A science enthusiast with a keen interest in health nutrition, Antonia has been intensely researching various dieting routines for several years now, weighing their highs and their lows, to bring readers the most interesting info and news in the field. While she is very excited about a high raw diet, she likes to keep a fair and balanced approach towards non-raw methods of food preparation as well. (http://www.rawfoodhealthwatch.com/)

Mindful Eating for Weight Loss and Happiness

Mindful eating has been a hot topic lately. The term shows up all over popular media from Dr.Oz (1) to The Huffington Post (2). Can mindful eating really be a easy weight loss solution that can also lead to an… 0 Shares |

5 Rare and Delicious Berries to Grow in Your Own Backyard

The variety of berries available at the grocery store is very limited when compared to the large number of berries that grow around the world. Because I grew up in a gardening family, I have had the pleasure of having… 0 Shares |

Starting a Step Family – Lowered Expectations Gives More Room for Joy

I met my husband while I was working as a waitress at a local bar. That was almost a year ago. The third time he came to the bar, we began talking about co-parenting. Each of us had shared custody… 0 Shares |

Why My Second Baby Will Not Be Born at Home

My son was born almost four years ago now. Back then, I was a pregnant optimist. I had many friends that had home births. They were the types that shunned anyone who had any intervention during the birth of their… 0 Shares |

Junk food recipes: 11 healthy recipes for unhealthy foods

Junk food is largely associated to the increased rates of diabetes, high blood pressure and even strokes. Companies that produce these foods spend billions of dollars promoting junk food everywhere we go. Many families celebrate the holidays by making batches… 0 Shares |

4 Kids Books About Being Vegan

Maybe you’re interested in helping your family become healthier by “going vegan” (or vegetarian) or maybe your kids are already living a vegetarian lifestyle and are starting to wonder why they have such different eating habits than their peers. Whether… 0 Shares |

VIDEO: Long-Term Raw Vegan Shares What She’s Learned in 54 Years

She may be in her late 70s, but Jym Duncan isn’t slowing down any time soon. The 79-year-old performing artist from Hawaii walks two to four miles every morning, plays the piano and the accordion, and runs her own agroforestry… 0 Shares |

Nutrition during Pregnancy

Healthy living during pregnancy is the bedrock of your child’s health. Eating a diet of fresh fruits and vegetables and avoiding processed foods promotes your baby’s health as well as your own; however, special care must be taken to meet… 0 Shares |

How Does Invisalign Work?

Invisalign® is a standard dental, orthodontic procedure to reposition your teeth so that they are straight and have the correct spacing. It is an alternative and distinctively different method as compared to the use of metal braces. It involves an… 0 Shares |

How to Get Rid of Brain Fog

Brain fog is an interesting study in human perceptions. It’s not a clinical term so there are no criteria attached to the words that would render a medical diagnosis. It’s more of an exercise in learning to listen to your… 0 Shares |