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Cavities and orthodontics are not inevitable.

Unfortunately, cavities and braces are now so common, many have accepted them as an inevitable part of the modern human experience.  Many of us don’t expect to get through an entire lifetime without a single cavity, right?! As I’ll illustrate below, only 8% of us do. Yet, our teeth are not designed to decay. Let us not confuse…

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Xylitol: Is It Beneficial, or Even Safe?

One of the first steps we recommend to nourishing ourselves and our children is to replace sugar with natural sweeteners in moderation. Some ask why xylitol isn’t on our list of natural sweeteners? Rami Nagel explains why we don’t recommend it in his article, Agave Nectar of the Gods, which appeared in the Summer 2008 quarterly Wise Traditions journal of…

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The Motherhood Diet Podcast

I enjoyed being interviewed earlier this month by Hilda Labrada Gore for the Weston A. Price Association’s podcast series. You may listen to the podcast, which she decided to call The Motherhood Diet, for free on Libsyn or iTunes. Here are the show notes, as written by Hilda: In today’s show, Sandrine touches on: how we…

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Human Heart, Cosmic Heart

This book is touching my heart! It is pictured here on my coffee table, as has become a tradition with my book posts! As some of you already know, I lead Nourishing Our Children and Nourishing Ourselves, and created the Nourished Book Club that is reading this book now! We are discussing Human Heart, Cosmic Heart on Facebook as…

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Postpartum Nutritional Support

Our community members in our Facebook group have offered the following recommendations for postpartum nutritional support based on their own experiences, as well as what we’ve learned from the Weston A. Price Foundation. These recommendations focus on nourishing and replensihing a mother after she has given birth and also providing for rich breastmilk. Liver [in the form of…

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Food before one is not just for fun.

Have you heard “Food before one is just for fun”? I have seen our community members post it in our support group, asserting that all babies need for their first year of life is breastmilk. I feel compelled to clarify that we don’t believe this to be true. Food before one is definitely much more than…

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Nourished Beginnings Baby Food

It is with great pleasure and pride that I have an opportunity to introduce a new book written by one of our own community members, Renee Kohley: Nourished Beginnings Baby Food: Nutrient-Dense Recipes for Infants, Toddlers and Beyond Inspired by Ancient Wisdom and Traditional Foods. Renee wrote a testimonial for our Nourished Families series several years…

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Wise Traditions Conference Giveaway

Every year, the Weston A. Price Foundation hosts an annual conference called Wise Traditions. This year it will be held in Montgomery, Alabama from November 11 – 13, 2016 with special activities on November, 14. Of special interest to us is the children’s program that has been very well-received!  Nourishing Our Children has been generously offered an…

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