Recently, a fellow oiler and friend of mine reached out to me and asked me about the uses for fleabane essential oil. I had to admit, I did not know much about the secondary metabolites of horseweed and its applications. So, I did what I usually do as a naturopathic essential oils doctor. I [...]
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After so many weeks on the topic of how to stay healthy in a world full of unregulated, ubiquitous, persistent, and harmful substances, I will now summarize what we have learned and offer guidance on how to continue to move forward safely. Although we cannot escape exposures in our food and environment, we can [...]
In my previous article on the many delights of springtime, I highlighted fifteen reasons how this transitional season positively shifts the emotions and consciousness. Next, I explored five ways that essential oils compliment this beautiful time of rejuvenation. These included: Uplifting the mood. Easily integrating into nourishing lifestyle regimes. Aiding in healthy behavior pattern [...]
The Season of Hope, Renewal, and Rebirth After months of cold and darkness, the sunshine and warmer weather is finding its way to the Northeast. Seasonal shifts not only impact the environment and agriculture, but they also effect human mood and consciousness. Spring has sprung and it brings with it its symbolization of [...]
In the finale of my series on how to stay healthy in a world full of unregulated, ubiquitous, persistent, and harmful chemicals, I provided a comprehensive compilation of resources to help one make empowering and safer purchasing choices. I also discussed many of the factors to consider before starting a cleansing and detoxifying protocol [...]
Tips for Shielding Oneself from the Harms of Living in Our Toxic-Soup, Chemical World: A HAES (Health at Every Size) and Naturopathic Perspective: Part V
How to Stay Healthy in a Toxic World In my ongoing series on living in a chemical world, I have covered the following subjects: An overview of the ubiquitous chemicals in our environment that are negatively impacting our health, our food supply, and nutritional status. I also acknowledged the concepts and controversies surrounding [...]
The Economic and Medical Implications of Living in a Toxic World: A HAES (Health at Every Size) and Naturopathic Perspective Part IV
Navigating Through the Global Sea of Chemicals In the past few articles, I’ve extensively discussed the links between chemicals and chronic diseases. In the first post, I explored the concepts and controversies surrounding cleansing and detoxifying. I reviewed how using a naturopathic and functional medicine and HAES (Health at Every Size) perspective could [...]
Keeping Clear of the Hidden Dangers of Chemicals Lurking in Your Favorite Foods & Products: A HAES (Health at Every Size) and Naturopathic Perspective to Cleansing and Detoxifying Part III
What You Don’t Know, or Assume Is Safe, Might Hurt You In my past two articles, I have explored the various reasons why it is essential for one to be aware of the negative health effects of living in a toxic world. By educating the public on these concerning associations, it is my [...]
Why Cleanse and Detoxify in Our Toxic-Soup, Chemical World? A HAES (Health at Every Size) and Naturopathic Perspective: Part II
The Toxic World We Live In & The Dirty Little Secrets That Many Do Not Know In the first part of this series, I started my discussion on why it is important to consider what our body is up against regarding exposures to toxins in our food supply and in our environment. I [...]