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Episode 51: Chinese Medicine for Moms & Kids with Megan Garcia

Interview with Megan Garcia

Megan and I discuss how we navigate real food in the real world...with kids.

  • Cultural appropriation of herbs

  • Chinese tonic herbs/adaptogens

  • Herbs + vaccinations

  • Food intros with food sensitivities

  • How to reduce food stress with children

  • Sugar + exposure to sweets

  • Sour + bitter flavors for babies

  • How to transition kids to whole foods diet

  • Plant-based diets with kids

  • Common mineral deficiencies in babies

  • Best foods for baby’s development

  • Baby led weaning vs. purees

  • Responsive feeding

  • Dairy-free calcium sources

  • Natural deodorant options

  • What your body odor might mean about how your organs are functioning

Episode 36: Natural Cold & Flu Prevention with Herbalist Amy McKelvey

Interview with Her Vital Way

  • Having faith in your immune system

  • DIY antibacterial hand spray

  • Teas and herbs for kids

  • Immunity herbs to cook with

  • How to prevent strep

  • Creating a home apothecary

  • Foods & practices to enhance immunity

  • Healthy holiday gift ideas

Episode 27: Vitamind D, Sunscreen + How to Stay Safe in the Sun

Find our personal favorite sunscreen here!

  • Erin and Kyle’s school wrap up + summer plans

  • Why you need vitamin D + ways to naturally get it

  • Who is prone to vitamin D deficiency

  • How to determine how much sun you can tolerate

  • Problems with chemical sunscreens

  • What to absolutely avoid when buying sunscreen

  • What to look for when buying sunscreen

  • Our personal favorite sunscreen

  • Should you take a vitamin D supplement

  • What type of vitamin D supplement to look for