The World is Full of Scary Toxins, Lurching From All Creeps and Crevices!!! Greener Living with Essential Oils!

By | February 17th, 2017|Essential Oils, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

              Have No Fear, Essential Oils- Infused Products Can Be Found Here!!   A few weeks ago, I discussed the concerning news regarding the prevalent danger of the harmful chemicals that are surrounding us everyday. In that blog, I provided some solutions using essential oils and oils-infused products. Just [...]

The Perils of the Outside World- Toxins, (Lyme) Ticks, and (Lyme Disease) Testing

By | February 16th, 2016|Articles, Latest Articles, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine, Newsletter Postings|

The Terrible Toxins and Tiny (Lyme Disease) Ticks- Living in a World Where Things We Can’t See may be the Scariest Thing Yet… Picture this… a world where going outdoors can be a risk factor for disease. Oh wait, we have it! Not only are our bodies up against the thousands of chemicals that are [...]

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How Oils Clean Toxins and Protect Us in a Chemical World

By | August 10th, 2014|Essential Oils|

This week, I have been listening to the Detox Summit sponsored by the Institute for Functional Medicine.  It was a wonderful refresher course which helped jog my memory in regard to my detox training a few years ago. It made me think of how lucky my family is to have essential oils. An essential oil [...]

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A Naturopathic Approach to a Nourishing November Using Essential Oil Blends

By | November 11th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Diet and lifestyle are important for overall emotional and physical health. There are many publications devoted to how impactful they can be for alleviating chronic health symptoms. For example, the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research has a database of studies that support the concept that “food is medicine.” The most recent SMILES trial [...]

The Adolescent Brain and Parenting: How Lifestyle and Essential Oils Can Assist with Better Decision-Making and Emotional Processing

By | September 16th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

In the previous article, I highlighted some of the changes that occur during cognitive development. I will dive into more details about the evolving adolescent brain. With a basic understanding of these processes, both parents and their teenagers will be better able to appreciate what is reasonable to expect from the other. In this [...]

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Video: Saving the Planet, Our Health, and Our Children’s… One (Non-Toxic) Choice at a Time

By | July 26th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

It is virtually impossible to escape the buildup of chemicals that are accumulating in our bodies at concerning rates. The evidence is mounting that we are continually adding to our toxic burden with what we buy, what we apply, the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the food we eat. Concerning, these [...]

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Why Go Green? Easing the Mind Knowing Your Nontoxic Choices are Good for the Planet and Enhance the Health, Safety, and Cleanliness of the Whole Family

By | July 21st, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

Last year, I shared the importance of choosing sustainable, green products in order to protect our planet and to decrease the burden of toxin and chemical accumulation on our bodies. Many assume that if merchandise is on the market, it is safe. Unfortunately, this is not true. With very little oversite on safety, the [...]

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“Minding” How the Popular Antioxidant NAC (N-acetylcysteine) Can Support Mental Health & The Many Considerations for Optimizing Brain Functioning: Part 2

By | May 6th, 2019|Articles, Essential Oils, Holistic, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic, Naturopathic Medicine|

One Intervention, Many Effects Last week, I started my review of the famous antioxidant supplement, N-acetylcysteine (NAC). I discussed how it is used in conventional medicine to prevent the toxic effects of acetaminophen overdose on the liver. I also highlighted its role in oxidative stress by protecting the body from cellular damage that can [...]

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Video/Audio: Why Blaming “Food Addiction” for “Obesity” is (Scientifically and Ethically) Incorrect

By | April 12th, 2019|Articles, Integrative Medicine Hints, Latest Articles, Mood & Brain, Naturopathic|

  This video is an introductory overview of the full 15-minute audio below. The audio-only version is available for the full discussion due to issues with network connections this week.   I recently released another article in my series on the flaws in “obesity science.” Once again, this [...]

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