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Environmental Health

What’s the Deal with GMO Labeling?

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Q&A with Melissa Diane Smith, author of Going Against GMOs. October is Non-GMO Awareness Month, a time designed to increase awareness and education about the many issues surrounding genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in our food. One of those issues is how to avoid GMOs when we shop for food. A new GMO labeling law was signed into law this summer. At first that sounds like positive news for American consumers Read More

Blueprint for a Healthy Home

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The invisible toxin hiding in your house you never suspected. There is truly an art and science to ‘”tidying up.” Since your home is your sanctuary, it is more critical than ever to make sure it is in tip top shape. This past week I had two of my most brilliant and “cutting edge” friends visiting me here in the Inland Northwest. Those friends are on the front lines of Read More

Is it Safe to Drink the Water?

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Simple steps to purify the toxins you can’t see. We know that water is critical to our health and that our bodies are composed of over half water. In our toxic world with continually emerging news of contamination, we may be wondering what’s hiding itself in this clear liquid, what it’s doing to our bodies, and if there are any safe sources left. Most of us would cringe at the Read More

iCRAZY?

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How to overcome connection addiction that is rewiring our bodies. We tweet. We text. We post and we email. Today’s teen receives a whopping 4,000 texts a month! Even before getting out of bed in the morning, a third of all smartphone users first go online. And you can’t go anywhere these days—like restaurants, movie theaters, parks or planes—where people are not on their digital devices. Even children have iPhones Read More

Toxin-Proof Your Body

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How to cleanse pollutants from your system. There certainly have been some scary stories in the news lately. In Flint, Michigan, a group of children were tested for lead due to contaminated water, and nearly 5 percent of them had elevated levels. Lead is a potent neurotoxin and can dramatically lower IQ. Unfortunately, this isn’t new news. As worrisome as the news out of Flint is, wrap your mind around Read More

Overcome the Fungus Among Us

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How to beat the yeast beast in our bodies and the environment. Fungus and yeast are everywhere, and my good friend Doug Kaufmann has been on the front lines of the battle for 30 years, much like I have been in the fight against parasites.  I’ve learned quite a lot from Doug, who recently published this great article about the implications of fungus within our bodies. Fungus produces mycotoxins—chemicals that Read More

The Chemical In Your Water That’s Making You Fat

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Learn to Eat, Drink, and Bathe Yourself SLIM. Many years ago I was featured on 20/20 for one of my  latest books, “The Fast Track Detox Diet.”  The interview turned out to be a typical 20/20 ambush. My contention that chemicals in our water, air, personal care products and food supply were contributing to unexplained weight gain (think Bisphenol A, plastics, parabens, and pesticides) was basically debunked and ridiculed. Well, the last Read More

The Inconvenient Truth About Cell Phones

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What We Now Know About Cell Phone Radiation and Its Cumulative Effects… When the initial research started emerging that suggested links between cell phone radiation exposure and the development of cancer and other conditions, it caused little alarm. No one seemed to understand the data. On one side, we had this remarkable new technology and on the other, a collection of scientific experts arguing that there was some “statistical correlation” Read More

The Secret Allergy Cure

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  Stop Allergies & Prevent Their Return with A Simple Natural Allergy Remedy 50 Million Americans are afraid to leave their homes today to face their #1 health nemesis—springtime allergies. While a number of us delight in the blossoming flowers and warm, gentle breezes of spring, for many others these scenes are a prelude to sneezing, sniffling, red and watery eyes, itchy throat, fatigue, eczema, and sometimes even asthma attacks. Read More

The Hidden Hormone Hazard

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Unraveling the Mystery of Hormone Imposters Many years ago I read a book called Our Stolen Future which sounded the alarm on hormone disruptors in the modern day environment. This pioneering publication identified how synthetic chemicals, like the 70+ pesticides used on fruits and vegetables, could mimic natural hormones. These chemicals, along with the 700,000 tons of pollution released into the air daily, cause birth defects, sexual abnormalities and reproductive failure Read More