Q: I am breastfeeding and my baby has had many issues such as rashes and gas, bad gas. We figured out the rashes were a gluten sensitivity in my breast milk because when I gave up gluten and the rashes went away. I am currently avoiding all dairy to see if that...
There’s a big difference between lactose intolerance and casein sensitivity. And depending on which one your child has, there are types of dairy products which are better than others for sensitive stomachs and symptoms. If your infant or child is lactose...
Are you feeding your young child grains or beans? If so, first you should know that there is a large amount of evidence showing that you should AVOID feeding you infant under the age of 12 months ANY grains or beans. They are incredibly hard for babies to digest and...
Fresh homemade bone broth (aka. stock) is a magical food that you must keep in stock at all times in your freezer. I make a BIG batch of it every 2-3 weeks and freeze it to use through the weeks. Bone broth contains important minerals in a form that is easy for the...
When buying eggs to feed your infants and young children, it is critical to consider the health benefits and advantages of "pasture-raised eggs" (the GOLD standard) over "free-roaming" or "organic" eggs - and certainly over conventional (aka battery hens) grocery...
First Baby Foods The biggest area of confusion with moms is about first baby foods. There is no shortage of books on the topic, and Pediatricians even have their recommendations, but are those recommendations correct? Are they based on any scientific research?...
Q:I'm trying to replace Cheerios. Is puffed rice a good snack food for a 10 month old? A: Nope, it's really not ideal. Puffed rice and other puffed cereals are subject to extreme pressure and temperatures (extrusion) damaging the grain (rice, oats, wheat)...
The GAPS diet is a comprehensive gastrointestinal healing protocol developed by Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD, a neurologist and nutritionist who specializes in healing of issues like autism spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, dyspraxia, dyslexia and schizophrenia by...
"I don't know if you are sent by God...but wow. Annika, my daughter has been battling severe chronic constipation for the last 8 months. After doing the IonCleanse Footbath you recommended, she ate lunch and it (BM) finally happened without any help! We are happy happy happy. Christmas came early for me. I'm so thankful to God that our paths have crossed. AMAZING!!!! " ~Laurine B. in Pembroke Pines, FL
Our Most Valuable Resource on Health Journey
"Annika, I'm always amazed by and greatly appreciate how many resources you provide. You've definitely been our most valuable resource on our health journey! THANK YOU, THANK YOU!! This is an IMMENSE help. We're building up a reliable arsenal of products that we know we can trust and it's largely due to you." ~S.D. and daughter Vivi in Pembroke Pines, FL
Throat clearing, Ticks, Tantrums, Hyperactivity
"Annika, I've been following your suggestions (including low salicylates and GAPS Diet) and my 8 year old daughter is now doing amazing! No throat clearing, no tantrums or anxiety, very calm and very happy.... and no more pee accidents. Her temperament is very improved. Her personality: now happy and positive is just remarkable for us. She's not complaining of tummy aches.... and her breath doesn't smell like fermented fruit." ~ 8 year daughter in Pompano Beach, FL
Picky Eater Fixed
"The most miraculous thing about implementing Annika's suggestions was that Lily finally began to EAT. She was ravenous. She was eating everything in site, things she would have never even considered eating before. It was amazing!" ~ Lauren H. & Daughters Lily and Chloe in Miami, FL
Developmental Delays Are Gone!
“After a year straight of my 2 1/2 year old Jacob growing without gaining weight (stayed at 23 pounds from age 1 to 2.5!) and being sick and in the hospital a lot and on antibiotics probably a dozen times, we’ve implemented Annika's suggestions, and just in A FEW months, he hasn’t been sick, he’s been strong, he’s been TALKING... he never talked before. He went from 23 pounds to 32 pounds. And its all because of the change in his nutrition and what you have done for us!”. ~ Candice and Son Jacob in Miami, FL
No More Sleep Issues… Turned Lives Around!
"Ariana is sleeping SO MUCH better. We've been using Annika's recommendations for a month now and it has totally turned our lives around! Thank you!" ~ Jennifer B. & Daughter Ariana in Miami, FL
Not Getting Sick and Hospitalized Again this Flu Season!
"Hi Annika, I wanted to let you know that your advice absolutely saved me this weekend. I was starting to get sick and it was looking like the beginning of a possible disaster, and I followed the protocol that you recommended.... It was so amazing that it actually stopped me from getting sick!!! That is a really big deal. Thanks so much." ~ Ali S. in Miami
Eczema Improved on Gut Healing GAPS Diet
"Words aren't enough to express how we feel to see our daughter getting better with her eczema. After implementing Annika's suggestion to follow the GAPS diet, we saw unbelievable results on the second week, my daughter's terrible eczema reduced by 90% and now we can see her hand and elbows which were previously covered with red rashes and were bleeding. She slept the whole night (first time after 3 weeks!) without scratching, was really wonderful (for both of us) to get full night's sleep." ~ Swarna P. & Daughter Shruthi in Sydney NSW
Difficult Constipation is Gone… Grateful for Guidance!
"My 3 year old no longer cries uncontrollably when she has a BM, and there is no difficulty in passing it, which is such a relief! I am so grateful to the guidance you've given me!" ~ Faith M. & Daughter Shalleigh in Apple Creek, OH
From Severe Growth Delays to Fast Growth Using Real Food Nutrition
"Spencer has been doing really well on the homemade infant formula Annika recommended. In 2 months, he went from NOT on the charts at all, to being 75% at 7 months old! He is a completely NEW BABY." ~ Kathryn B. and Baby Spencer in FL
No More Colic, Digestive or Breathing Problems!
"Annika, with your support and recommendations, our 7 month old is now sleeping flat in her crib without COLIC and breathing problems! Her demeanor is completely different. In a word: AMAZING. With all of the doctor's visits because of her neutropenia and digestive issues and added colic, it has been a stressful few months. I've been dreaming of sending this email to you... we are close to 100% success thanks to your help." ~ Angie C. & Daughter Callie in Grand Rapids, MI