Tag: detox

Ginger More Effective than Chemotherapy (and much more)

Ginger More Effective than Chemotherapy (and much more)

| Jan 28, 2018

After reading one of our many articles about the healing marvels of turmeric, you may have headed to your local health food store or coop to pick up some raw root. If so, you probably noticed that it’s very often displayed alongside ginger. These botanically related roots are similar in many ways—they share the same […]

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Don’t Touch That Cash Register Receipt—It’s Toxic

Don’t Touch That Cash Register Receipt—It’s Toxic

| Sep 16, 2015

The other day, I watched nervously while a coffee shop cashier dealt with a receipt printing malfunction. She fumbled with the unraveling roll of thermal printer paper, smoothed creases with her palms, and even held one end up of the stubborn reel between her teeth while she fidgeted. When she finally got the contraption working, […]

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Stop Using Toxic Deodorants (Natural Deodorant Recipe)

Stop Using Toxic Deodorants (Natural Deodorant Recipe)

| Sep 11, 2015

For better or worse, hygiene and cleanliness are centrally important in our culture. If you’re like most people, your morning routine probably includes applying some kind of deodorant. After all, there’s nothing that screams “poor hygiene” like an easily noticeable body odor, right? The fact of the matter is that sweating and body odor are […]

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Is Your Home Killing You

Is Your Home Killing You

| Aug 28, 2015

  Last week we went to look at some homes for sale in our neighborhood.  We walked into one home where I immediately felt I could not breathe.  The air was full of odors from “perfumed” air fresheners and odor eliminators.  After 5 minutes in this house I had to leave… I developed a severe […]

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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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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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7 Reasons Coriander Is A Health Powerhouse

7 Reasons Coriander Is A Health Powerhouse

| Jul 16, 2015

Industrial society has trained us to believe that good health is something that only modern medicine can provide—that true healing only comes in the form of expensive and proprietary products, pills, and technologies. But sometimes the greatest health solutions are also the subtlest and most ancient ones. And more often than not, you can find […]

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5 Superfoods That Stop Inflammation

5 Superfoods That Stop Inflammation

| Jul 8, 2015

Inflammation is a colossal health problem in our society. While it tends to be associated only with aches, pains, and stiffness, its deleterious effects on the body reach far deeper. Most health experts now agree that inflammation is the root of the vast majority of diseases. Here’s why: inflammation is a defense mechanism that focuses […]

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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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