• SHARE WHAT WORKS FOR YOU AT NUTMEGASPIRIN.COM

    NutmegAspirin.com take two is here! On December 5, 2015, we launched NutmegAspirin.com phase one. We put up a sample site to gauge reactions to our concept–a platform…

  • Herd Immunity or Herd Mentality? A Real Q&A is Needed

    Finally, some ( non-American) researchers are conducting the studies our government and pharmaceuticals refuse to undertake–comparing vaccinated versus unvaccinated. Please…

  • Serenity Now

    Are you overwhelmed? Stressed? Does it feel like all your deepest darkest “stuff’ is coming up? Are you being hit with one “curve ball” after the next? Trust me you are…

  • Beyond Pink Ribbons: Understanding the Emotion behind Breast Cancer

    I recently went to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation lunch. While all the doctors agreed we should eat fruits and veggies, the conversation re: nutrition and prevention was…

  • The Grass is not always Greener

    This is my ORGANIC vegetable garden. I know, AMAZING, right??!!! And this is a picture of my ORGANIC lawn. Look closely and you will see beautiful clovers! And this is a…

  • Beauty from the Inside Out

    Thank you to my amazing friends, Julie Kurtzman and Valerie Wasserman of City Beauty Guide, the go to for all things beauty in NYC. They recently reached out to me and asked if…

  • Swishing or Oil Pulling, the new Botox?

    Spend a little time in the blogosphere of health and wellness and you will notice a recent barrage of articles on “oil pulling.” I know. I said the same thing…huh? What…

  • The Neutralizing Cancer Check List

    Do you know you have cancer cells in your body? Do not freak! We all have them. They are actually produced on a regular basis, but we never know BECAUSE…the body is capable…

  • Peek Inside My Drawers…in my Kitchen;-)

    So many have asked what I buy for my family. It is no secret…I take grocery shopping very seriously. I do not delegate, particularly to my husband. He is known for…

  • Hey Universe! It’s Me, Mara!

    My relationship with myself began eight years ago when I started to meditate. Until that time, l was on autopilot. Moving through each day, checking off the to do list…

  • I Think I Smell a Rat (fed GMOs)!!!!

    A friend handed me a newsletter from a prestigious university–specifically their school of Nutrional Science and Policy. The headline article– “Should you Worry…

  • Let’s Talk Chemicals…

    Red Powerade makes me cringe… as does Diet Coke, Splenda, Equal, anything processed (GMOs)… the list is LONG, but when I see a child drinking this noxious drink, as…

  • The DO YOUR HW Newsletter!!!!!

    I am back! Did you miss me? I actually did not go anywhere, literally and figuratively and while the blog was relatively quiet, FACEBOOK has been busy. I encourage everyone to…

  • A Lemon a Day, Keeps the Doctor Away!

    Did you know lemon has long been prescribed as a natural health remedy to cleanse and detox the body? Or perhaps you were one of the millions to receive a viral email that lemons…

  • I Dare You to Be Vulnerable….

    “There is nothing more daring than showing up, putting ourselves out there and letting ourselves be seen.” Brene Brown There are so many self-help gurus. Everyone…

  • Some Summer Advice: Know Your Sunscreen

    Sunscreen is one of the drags of motherhood– you pray, like changing the diaper, that just maybe your husband will volunteer for the task. However, sunscreen is a necessary…

  • Repeal the Monsanto Protection Act

    I sign a lot of petitions these days making me quite popular with anyone with an issue looking for support. Everyday, my inbox is filled with various worthwhile campaigns. When…

  • Want a Flat Stomach?

    ***PLEASE CHECK OUT MY NEW SITE!! NUTMEGASPIRIN.COM!!!! A place for YOU to share what works for you in the world of feeling, getting and being better! By sharing what works for…

  • Organic vs. Conventional? The debate is settled by a 16 year old!

    There is a list of foods one should eat organic. I figured everyone knew of the list. But after a recent lunch, when my berries lay uneaten on my plate and my friends wondered…

  • Taking Risky Breast Cancer Drugs as Preventative Medicine. This is F^*%Ked UP!

    As I read the Times this morning, I gagged on my breakfast and that pit in my stomach grew. The US Preventative Task Force has come out with a new recommendation. For women ages…

  • A Conversation With My Son about Death and Life

    We really never talk about death, unless we have to. It certainly does not make happy dinner table conversation. But sometimes, we have to do what we have to do and last weekend,…

  • For my Neighbors affected by Hurricane Sandy…My Story of living with Mold

    Last weekend’s New York Times article about Hurricane Sandy and mold is prompting me to tell my story. This is a “coming out” of sorts…yikes… but I know my…

  • I am moving to Bhutan! First Country to go 100% Organic!

    Now to get my husband and kids on board. A few months ago, Bhutan announced that the entire country will be 100% organic. Talk about manna from heaven! Believe it or not, I really…

  • EXPOSING FLUORIDE: TEETH VS HEALTH

    KEY POINTS: Fluoride is an industrial waste product and was once sold as rat poison. Fluoride intake is dangerously high with many health risks. How much do you ingest per day?…

  • Be One Less, Say No to Gardisil!

    I am hesitant to launch into another piece on vaccine safety and efficacy. I planned on writing about Gardisil in the future, but I cannot ignore so many emails from concerned…

  • 2012-2013 Influenza, To Vaccinate or Not?

    Not to be trite and borrow from Shakespeare, but “to vaccinate or not,” that is the question. For most Americans watching the barrage of daily newscasts hyping fear…

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