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Win A FREE Maggie's Lycra-free organic dress + fight the Koch Brothers! by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This is a weird post bringing together two disparate threads, but just wait. You probably know the Koch brothers as the billionaire secret funders of WI gov. Scott Walker ... Read on »
Gluten free chocolate pumpkin muffins by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The new health benefits of dark chocolate are legendary.  If you are pregnant, supposedly you'll have happier babies.  Chocolate can lower blood pressure because of its magn ... Read on »
Seaweed is a sea vegetable by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Seaweed has got to be one of the world's most underrated superfoods.  It has all sorts of trace minerals, plus IODINE, which is good for the thyroid and good for fertility a ... Read on »
New 3D mammogram, double the radiation, double the fun by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living There was an article in the NY Times today about how recalled medical equipment was severely lacking in safety data BUT was still approved by the FDA.  Yay! So now the FD ... Read on »
Take thyroid meds in evening for better results by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This is so interesting. I presumed you should take meds in the morning to get that thyroid energy all day, but here's what Mary Shomon, About.com's trusted thyroid guru sa ... Read on »
How to keep Monsanto out of your garden (and digestive3 system) by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Monsanto has been voted the world's evilest company, and I don't have time to go over all the reasons why, but basically they are trying to own the food supply, and their ge ... Read on »
Win a totally cool Eco-Tensil Gift Basket by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living How do YOU zero-in on zero-waste!? Eco-idea competition offers eco-gift basket worth $200! In 2011, would you like to see a world moving towards zero waste?  EcoT ... Read on »
Childbirth deaths from regional anesthesia rising by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living From Reuters Researchers stress that such deaths remain rare. But they also say the results point to an area where anesthesia can be made safer for women. In the new stu ... Read on »
How to naturally increase progesterone by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Does your menses start before 14 days have past following ovulation?  If so, you may have something called Luteal Phase Defect, which has to do with insufficient progesteron ... Read on »
Newest Research on treating Breast cancer During Pregnancy by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I actually know a few women who had cancer and pregnancy discoveries at the same time:  From Newswise, the journalists'-only site Newswise — Do not delay treatment of ... Read on »
Swine flu vaccine causing miscarriages? by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I'm not a big fan of vaccines in/around pregnancy because your body is going through so many intense hormonal changes.  Here's an article you might want to read about the H1 ... Read on »
Even LOW doses BPA in plastics disrupts fertility by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Another reason you MUST avoid any products with  Bisphenol-A (found in soft plastics) if you want to get pregnant and have a healthy pregnancy! The latest fresh off the p ... Read on »
Better than plastic surgery? by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living For reasons I will reveal in good time, I was attending a medical conference where a Brazilian dermatologist gave a presentation on how people could skip all the expensive ... Read on »
Toothpaste has that same stuff in hand sanitizer by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Great, now toothpaste manufacturers are adding Triclosan, a chemical that is banned in Europe, to toothpaste and it may be causing (1) superbugs and (2) is an endocrine disr ... Read on »
Ultrasound risks for female babies by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I'm  not a big fan of ultrasound in general, being into energy medicine, but also check this out NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Sep 23 - Using ultrasound to gauge gestational a ... Read on »
Test to see if you're a good candidate for in vitro (IVF) by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This is important news.  I remember friends getting more and more IVFs, no one telling them that it was unlikely it would work (age, health issues).  Now scientists have dis ... Read on »
Blood Type Diet by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Morning folks, I became interested in the Blood Type Diet when I read (and saw, experimentally with my friends) that most autistic/vaccine damaged kids are Type A, which ... Read on »
Chemical in breakfast cereal by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Petroleum products are here, there, everywhere, even if you don't live in the Gulf.  The Washington Post reports via Planet green: Federal regulators, who are charged ... Read on »
B Vitamins Help Aging Brain by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Horrible story in the New York Times today about how Eli Lilly's new alzheimer's drug made people have MORE cognitive decline than the placebo--oops! But there is somethi ... Read on »
3 Things you Think Are Bad for You Are Actually Good For You by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living My friend asked me to submit a "3 Things Thursday" for her blog (which is being turned into a book!) on farming and healthy eating.  These three surprising things should hel ... Read on »