“For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death.” – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring (1962) Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring exposed the hazards of the pesticide Dicholorodiphenyl Trichloroethane (DDT) and eloquently questioned our faith in certain areas […]
At the end of August and early September, kids will be heading back to school, and some little ones will be going to school for the very first time. Don’t forget to remind all your patients, especially those with kids, about the important benefits of daily probiotics for the whole family. Probiotics come in powders, […]
While maintaining good hydration status is important all year ‘round, summer is a critical time for heightening awareness and applying conscious efforts in preventing dehydration. Elevated outside temperatures increase both sensible and insensible fluid losses, even without factoring in all the extra exercise and activity we engage in during the summer season. High sugar or […]
For those who are sensitive to poison ivy, oak and sumac, an ounce of prevention is worth way more than a pound of cure. But accidental exposure can happen for your patients. An oil called urushiol is responsible for the itchy blistering rash that these plants can cause. Many people may not know that WATER […]
In the last decade, we have seen a sharp rise in marketing ads targeting men with ‘Low T’ featuring a slump-shouldered man on the screen with symptoms in bold font leaping in front of him: low libido, fatigue, infertility, erectile dysfunction, osteoporosis, reduced muscle mass and depressed mood. After 30 years of age, normal male […]
Decades ago, news came out that the nitrites and nitrates added to processed meats such as hot dogs, cold cuts, sausages and bacon generate harmful nitrosamines when cooked which correlated with increased incidence of stomach and colorectal cancers. Recent studies continue to confirm these findings1,2. To the rescue came vitamin C. Research found that […]
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Let go of the myths that Lyme disease is only an east coast problem and that you only have to be careful when you’re in the woods. Ticks carrying Borrelia burgdorferi (the spiral-shaped bacteria that causes Lyme disease) have been identified in all 50 states. […]
Keep the bugs and toxic chemicals away this summer with one of our favorite do-it-yourself repellent recipes! Ingredients: 2 Tbs. of jojoba, almond, or olive oil 50 – 60 drops essential oils Sample Essential Oil Blend 10 drops cedarwood 10 drops lavender 10 drops rosemary Other Bug-Repelling Essential Oils: citronella eucalyptus tea tree peppermint cypress rose geranium […]
Sure, Dad likes his BBQin’ essentials, sports paraphernalia, and maybe even a new tie, but what about Father’s Day gifts that are non-toxic and he will use every day? Our Medical Education team and our Product team have shared some of their favorite Father’s Day Gift ideas with natural products in mind, perfect for every Dad on your gift […]
Spring and Summer are seasons of fun, but there is nothing fun about weeds taking over your outdoor living space! And it’s even less fun to think about the plethora of toxic options to rid yourself of those weeds. After spraying a weed killer purchased from most stores, you will need to avoid the area […]
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