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The Care and Feeding of Your Microbiome

July 31st, 2014 · 26 Comments · Food for Thought, Science of Nutrition

When Michael Pollan, Dr. Oz and two real life formerly-fat women schooled me on the relationship between gut bacteria, antibiotics and weight gain all in the same week, I knew I had to dig deeper into the issue. The number of times I’ve heard the phrase “human microbiome” since then, particularly in relation to it […]

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Is There a Safe Sunscreen for Infants?

July 22nd, 2014 · 19 Comments · Food for Thought, Green Living

Should babies under 6 months be in the sun at all? Should all the same rules apply to sunscreening their soft baby flesh like we do older children? When I was a mother of one child nine years ago, the summer that he was 13-17 months, he got breakfast, clothing, and (chemical) sunscreen every morning. […]

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7 Everyday Foods NOT Proven Safe for Kids

July 15th, 2014 · 53 Comments · Food for Thought

Did you know there are over 200 synthetic chemicals found in the cord blood of newborns, influences of civilized society with unknown effects that our children are exposed to even before they are born? Pondering the number of foods, chemicals, products and other environmental influences that are in our children’s world that weren’t even around […]

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Cheat Your Supplements: What Works, What Doesn’t

June 20th, 2014 · 19 Comments · Food for Thought

If you suffer from the morning rush syndrome Monday through Friday, I empathize with you. I’m not a natural morning person (see this week’s earlier post for more evidence than you need!) and some of my kids aren’t either, so the process of getting ready for school, eating breakfast and making sure lunches and snacks […]

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I embrace butter. I make homemade yogurt. I eat traditional real food – plants and animals that God created, not products of plants where food scientists work. Here at Kitchen Stewardship, I share how I strive to be a good steward of my family's nutrition, the environment, and our budget, all without spending every second in the kitchen. Learn more about the mission of KS here.

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