The Roots to Health Dietary Philosophy, part 1

November 16, 2015 @ 4:00 PM

Our General Guidelines for a Healthier Diet

By: Sarah Bearden

As a Nutritionist, I am often asked what kind of diets I recommend for people. The truth is, I am not a fan of diets as I find them restrictive, often unrealistic and I believe that every person is a unique individual and has dietary needs that might well be different from those of another person. Therefore, I believe that there is no one right diet for everyone! Having said that, I have found that there are general dietary guidelines which can be helpful for most people to follow if they are looking to change their diet for better health. I outline these guidelines in my book, "Nutrition in Essence" and my clients have told me that they feel better and have ......

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Recipe - Roots to Health Chicken Bone Broth

November 16, 2015 @ 4:00 PM

A Rich Broth for Making Soup or Just Sipping

(Yield: about 5 quarts)



5 lbs of a combination of organic chicken backs and necks

1 or 2 whole organic chicken drumsticks, with skin on

8 quarts cold filtered water

1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar or brown rice vinegar

3 organic carrots, washed and cut into chunks

3 stalks of organic celery, cut into chunks

2 medium yellow onions, root end removed but peel left on, cut into chunks

1 bay leaf



Rinse off chicken bones and add to a large stock pot. Add the water and the vinegar to the pot. Cover the pot and let sit for about 1 hour.

Add in the carrots, celery, onions and bay leaf. Bring to a full boil and once the broth boils, ......

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The Roots to Health Blog

May 28, 2015 @ 8:14 AM

This is the blog for Sarah Bearden, D.N.Med., M.S., CN. I am a Holistic Health Practitioner. In this blog you will find articles about current topics and debates about nutrition, whole foods, essential oils, herbalism, flower essences and other natural remedies and you will also find articles about farmers markets, sustainable agriculture, the environment and health and there will also be some recipes posted here. From time to time, I will invite guest experts to share their knowledge with us. My goal for this blog is to support the mission statement of Roots to Health: 

Encouraging people to reach their optimum level of health through self care with nutrition, natural remedies and lifestyle management. Through education, empowering .........

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