Posts Tagged: organic

Avoiding The Sun Is Actually More Deadly Than Smoking

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A recent article, published in the Journal of Internal Medicine on March 16, 2016, found that folks who avoided sun exposure had a decreased life expectancy, similar to smokers who bathed in the sun.   This study looked at almost 30,000 participants (females ages 25 – 64 year old with no history of malignancy) over… Read more »

Pesticide Exposure and Autism

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There is ample proof to show that pesticides are contributing to the steep rise of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and developmental delay (DD.)   The latest study was published a few weeks ago on June 23, 2014 in Environmental Health Perspectives.   This study specifically links prenatal exposure of organophosphates (the most commonly applied agricultural… Read more »

Evidence That Pesticides Increase Alzheimers Risk

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New evidence shows that having measurable levels of pesticide metabolites in your blood increases your risk of Alzheimer’s disease by 400%.   Published on January 27, 2014 in JAMA Neurology, a new study shows that high levels of DDE (a metabolic by-product of notorious pesticide DDT) in the body was found to cause a 4-fold… Read more »

Skin Care Round Up — holistic moisturizing, exfoliation, and wound healing

Posted by & filed under Female Health, Medical Reports, Organic Lifestyle.

My skin care motto is: simplify.   Let me tell you a little about my background… Before becoming a full time Mommy I was considering going into Dermatology, so in medical school I took three times the regular amount of training in Dermatology as a result. I also spent four summers throughout college working at… Read more »

My Favorite Way To Protect Against Skin Cancer

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Last week over the holidays I soaked up tons of sun with my children and connected with the earth and the ocean and the sun and the sand. It was glorious and healing. AND it reminded me to post my annual sunscreen review for my readers! Today, I’m going to show you the sunscreen that… Read more »

To Prepare For Spring…

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  I love to fill this blog with lots of ways you can support your own health in your own home. I believe health is your birthright and your natural state. One of the best ways you can support your own health is to take charge of the food you put in your body.  … Read more »

A 5 minute DIY supplement for brain health!

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It’s one of my best ideas ever, I believe.   You see, coconut oil is just so fabbo it feeds your brain, is an extremely healthy source of much needed saturated fat, and supports your entire body inside and out.   I use it head to toe… everything from a hot oil hair treatment to… Read more »