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  1. Green Goods
    Genetic testing through companies like 23 & Me and Ancestry is fast, reasonably inexpensive and can give you a lot of 'cool' information about yourself. But did you know that you can also find out physical things that could make a big difference to you and your baby when pregnant? When my son...
  2. Green Goods
    My husband was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 2013. We dedicated ourselves to lifestyle changes and now, four years later, he is on no medications and healthier than ever. When my husband was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, we were fearful and overwhelmed by the diagnosis. Over the years, we...
  3. Green Goods
    MTHFR stands for 'methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase.' It's a gene that produces an enzyme, converting folic acid to folate. This process allows for methylation, which controls the function of cells and detoxifies the body. When my husband started seeing a doctor of osteopathy (D.O.) for...
  4. Preteens and Teens
    DD has always been . . . more sensitive than others. I've thought about having myself and her tested for MTHFR mutation, but now it's getting extreme and I'm starting to think it's hormones. Tonight she cried because she inadvertently brushed her teeth before dessert. She is developing breasts...
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