Author Archives: Melissa Butcher

Labels, Secrets, and the Beast

Did you know…

Food labels don’t always give you the whole story?

There are more than 10,000 chemical solvents, emulsifiers and preservatives used in our processed foods and over 3000 chemicals are added to our food supply?

That MSG has been scientifically proven to cause obesity and is hidden under other names in our foods?

The EPA estimates that 4.3 billion tons of toxic pollution is legally dumped into the U.S. environment every year? READ MORE… Continue Reading

Environmental Wisdom – Seventh Generation Products

“In every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations” From the Great Law of the Iroquois Confederacy Seventh Generation paper products are made from 100% recycled paper and whitened with an environmentally safe process-never with chorine bleach. By choosing these products you make a difference today and for the… Continue Reading

Children, Mercury and Vaccinations

The FDA recommended exposure to mercury in one day is 1.51 micrograms. Mandated vaccine schedules allow in one day your child could be injected with as much as 62.5 micrograms of mercury. Total exposure by 18 months could be as high as 237.5 mcg. Yes, the very same mercury that we cannot dispose of in… Continue Reading

The NOAH Project (R) Menu and Eating Schedule

9:30am The first GFCF snack is distributed to students in their individual Son-Rise® playrooms. This snack typically consists of certified organic fruits and an organic fruit juice for an intake of 200-300 calories. A small portion is often provided to the facilitator as well to encourage and “join” the child in eating. 11:30 am Lunch… Continue Reading

Gluten and Casein Nutritional Programs

For several years many parents, nutritionists, doctors and caregivers of special needs children have realized the benefits, and sometimes phenomenal results, of a gluten and casein free nutritional program for their children. Recent studies have validated the connection between a compromised intestinal tract and neurological disorders related to Autism Spectrum Disorders including Autism, ADHD, ADD,… Continue Reading

Avoiding Alzheimer’s Disease

The predictions are dire, the numbers are astounding.   Alzheimer’s Disease  (AD) is now the most common cause of dementia in people over age 65.  Predictions of the future aging population with AD numbers in the millions. If you live to be 85 your chance of developing severe dementia caused by  AD is 50 percent.  Our… Continue Reading

Good Fat, Bad Fat – Why Can’t I Lose Fat

You can’t lose fat because your liver is fat. The liver is the organ most associated with fat metabolism and until you “de-fat” or actually de-tox the liver your body will not burn fat. A fatty liver stores fat instead of processing it. So if you have the struggle of dieting and feel like your… Continue Reading