Tag: detox practices

Aloe Vera Reduces Wrinkles by Increasing Collagen (and much more)

Aloe Vera Reduces Wrinkles by Increasing Collagen (and much more)

| Dec 14, 2017

One of the greatest advantages that natural medicine has over allopathic medicine is that it offers remedies with a wide range of simultaneous benefits and applications. Healing plants are a great example of natural remedies. They are able to heal many problems at once simply by bringing the entire body into balance. While medical science has […]

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Detoxing from Air Pollution (and Forest Fires)

Detoxing from Air Pollution (and Forest Fires)

| Oct 23, 2017

  As of mid-October 2017, forest fires continue to rage across Northern California. Property damage has already topped $3 billion, and the property analytics firm CoreLogic reports that costs could skyrocket to $65 billion before the fires are fully contained.[1] The fires have claimed 42 lives, and have displaced tens of thousands from their homes. […]

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How Toxicity Can Lead to Alzheimer’s (And How to Prevent It)

How Toxicity Can Lead to Alzheimer’s (And How to Prevent It)

| Sep 23, 2017

  Alzheimer’s disease is an enormous health issue—and its prevalence continues to increase. It now claims more than half a million American lives every year, making it the third leading cause of death, behind cancer and heart disease.[1] Like cancer, heart disease, and other top killers, the etiology and mechanisms of Alzheimer’s are extremely complicated. […]

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How to Maximize the Healing Power of Sitting in Saunas

How to Maximize the Healing Power of Sitting in Saunas

| Aug 10, 2015

Saunas have long been valued around the world for the deeply healing and relaxing experience that they offer. They exemplify the perfect intersection of mindfulness, relaxation, positive social interaction, and active healing. In Finland (where the practice originated), sitting in a sauna is even approached as a sacred activity deserving of reverence. You’ve probably already […]

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Pineal Gland: Your Brain’s Built-In Detox System

Pineal Gland: Your Brain’s Built-In Detox System

| Aug 7, 2015

The importance of the pineal gland has been acknowledged for many millennia. For nearly every ancient civilization throughout the world, it occupied a prominent position not only in their systems of anatomy and medicine, but also their systems of philosophy, cosmology, and spirituality. While Western science looks upon this vital gland as simply another part […]

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Why You Should Still Be Worried About Fukushima (And How to Protect Yourself)

Why You Should Still Be Worried About Fukushima (And How to Protect Yourself)

| Aug 6, 2015

If you’re not worried about radiation, you should be. Radioactivity is a major health concern in today’s world, both for its enormous toxicity and its worrying prevalence in the environment. Even prior to March 11, 2011, our exposure to radiation was nearly constant, thanks to x-ray machines and other medical technologies, microwaves, cell phones, and […]

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How to Detox Without Even Trying

How to Detox Without Even Trying

| Aug 5, 2015

Despite its growing popularity, detoxing is still commonly associated with relatively fringe health circles. It usually entails the use of “cleanses,” “fasts,” or other extended practices intended to catalyze a massive release of toxins all at once. These practices also usually require a good deal of time, energy, knowledge, and discipline to do safely and […]

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Avoid Cancer-Causing Skin Moisturizers

Avoid Cancer-Causing Skin Moisturizers

| Jul 30, 2015

We’ve confronted the issue of manmade environmental toxins in past articles. These days, it seems like pretty much everything causes cancer (or some other worrying health condition): processed foods, GMO produce, cell phones and other EMF-emitting technology, flame-retardant-soaked furniture, fluoride-poisoned tap water, and even the air we breathe. There’s no doubt about it: your body’s […]

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9 Sneaky Toxin Sources You Should Avoid Like the Plague

9 Sneaky Toxin Sources You Should Avoid Like the Plague

| Jun 30, 2015

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to live in a world free of manmade toxins? A world in which clean water, pure air, and optimal health is more important than profit margins and short-term schemes? A world in which everyone holds themselves to the same high standard of accountability? A world in which you can trust that […]

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