Detoxing is a very upward trending topic in the natural health space. With the amount of chemicals we are exposed to in our everyday lives, it’s no wonder why people are becoming concerned about what is being introduced into their bodies.
Here you will find articles about chemical overexposure, the impact it can have on your health as well as helpful easy ways you can detox yourself naturally.
5 natural ways to flush environmental toxins from your body
Imagine having to spend eight, nine, or even 10 hours a day working in an environment filled with toxic chemicals. Sounds terrible, right? But these days, no matter what line of work you’re in or where you live, toxic exposure is a constant. In the past few decades, environmental chemical usage has exploded; there are now […]
Chemical-free ways to deodorize, detoxify, and defeat body odor
Raise your hands if you put deodorant or antiperspirant on today. Put your hands down if you know the difference between the two. Finally, lower your hands if you know the dangerous ingredients of conventional deodorants and antiperspirants. Are your hands still up? If so, take a whiff. There’s a very good chance that your […]
7 powerful reasons to eat more of nature’s tiny trees of health
When Italian horticulturalists developed broccoli from cabbage, they probably didn’t realize what a powerful treat they were creating. We like to think of broccoli as a multi-purpose vegetable, because it improves your health in so many areas. From fighting cancer and improving eyesight, to helping your heart and detoxing your body, broccoli does it all. […]
Smoking and Kidney Health
Pop quiz: What are the health risks of smoking? I’m willing to bet that “lung cancer” was your first answer. Maybe even high blood pressure or higher chances of heart attack and stroke. Those are correct answers, but to me it’s only the beginning of the conversation about smoking. Cigarette toxins wreak havoc all over […]
Natural detoxification: the key to better kidney and liver health
Your body is bombarded by toxins with every breath, bite, and step you take. Your kidneys and liver are your body's main defenders against this poisonous bombardment. Without these vital organs, toxins would build up in your body and damage your other organs. But who filters the filterers? Follow these important steps to protect the health of your kidney and liver, so they can protect the health of the rest of you.
Protecting your lungs for healthy lung month
It's not just tobacco. There are lesser-known health risks that also affect air quality and lung health. October is Healthy Lung Month, and it is important to be aware of the less conspicuous toxins affecting the air quality in your home or work—and, in turn, your health.
Thirdhand Smoke: Chemical dangers from past smoking
I bring bad news for smokers and nonsmokers alike. Smokers, you’ve been taxed to the max, banned in virtually every indoor space. You’ve been forced outdoors for your habit, into rain, cold, and heat … and now there might be more to come. Nonsmokers, you thought banning indoor smoking would protect you against tobacco’s many […]
When is it safe to reduce your medications?
Here’s a situation doctors are pleased to encounter all the time. For 6 months, Patient Ingrid, we’ll call her, has been taking a “cocktail” of prescription and non-prescription meds, plus supplements. She’s also been eating a newly healthy diet, and exercising regularly. One fine day, she announces “I’m feeling so much better, doctor. Can I […]
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Our country’s tragic opioid epidemic has rightfully grabbed a lot of health headlines lately. So while the many-headed beast of drug addiction and abuse are on our radar, I want to be sure you’re observing best practices when it comes to managing your own prescription drugs. You can play a role in curbing another kind […]
Warning signs of unhealthy drinking & how to curb them
Do you every worry about how much your spouse is drinking? Do you have a friend who is always drunk at the end of the evening? Are you always drinking more than everyone around you? According to a vast new study, alcohol use has jumped dramatically in the United States, especially among women and older […]