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Dry Brushing for Skin: 5 Benefits & How to Do It the Right Way

You probably brush your hair, and your teeth (hopefully with natural toothpaste), but do you brush your skin? And why would you? Dry Brushing for Skin This practice has been gaining popularity lately and with good reason. I’ve even noticed “dry brushing” as an offering on the menu at spas in hotels. Dry brushing has many...

How the Home Microbiome Impacts Health (& How to Improve It)

Thanks to a bunch of recent research, most of us have at least a passing familiarity with our gut microbiomes and how much the bacteria in our bodies impact our lives. We even now understand that our skin has a microbiome and so does our mouth. But what science is just starting to reveal and...

158: How to Use Bee Products for Health & Save the Bees with Beekeeper’s Naturals

158: How to Use Bee Products for Health & Save the Bees with Beekeeper’s Naturals I love this episode because it’s all about bees and how to protect and appreciate them for all they do. Today’s guest Carly Stein founded a company dedicated to doing exactly this. It’s called Beekeeper’s Naturals and...

Gift Ideas for Mom (That She Will Use and Love!)

As Mother’s Day approaches, I’ve gotten several requests from husbands of a few readers for gift ideas for Mom when regular chocolate won’t cut it anymore. I’ve compiled a list of some of the things I’d want to get (hint-hint honey) and feel free to add your favorites in the comments! Some of these are...

Arsenic in Rice (& How to Avoid It)

A heavy metal detox is a good way to reduce heavy metals in the body, but keeping them from getting in to begin with is an even better strategy. One way to do that is to be aware of the various ways toxins enter the body. For example, arsenic can accumulate in the body...

Homemade Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Most of my younger years were spent in Texas, where I developed a love for all things Mexican food. Even now I often make Mexican recipes and Tex-Mex food for my family that feature healthier ingredients, like my homemade taco seasoning. This gluten-free version of homemade enchilada sauce tastes great on enchiladas (and a lot of other things!) and is...

7 Simple DIY Beauty Products to Make at Home

Many conventional beauty products contain hidden (or not so hidden) harmful ingredients and many are also super expensive. I started making DIY beauty products at home years ago for these reasons, and now… I’m addicted! But the extra work/time/money you say? It doesn’t take as much time as you’d think, and it certainly costs much...

Organic Lawn Care: How to Grow a Beautiful Lawn Naturally

Once upon a time, a well-meaning landscaper offered to do some work for our yard. He suggested spraying the yard with glyphosate to “get rid of all the unsightly dandelions and weeds (*ahem* like plantain) to grow a beautiful lawn. The poor guy didn’t quite understand why I was so adamant that there would never be glyphosate...

159: How Naveen Jain Plans to Fix Education, Make Disease Optional, & Land on the Moon

159: How Naveen Jain Plans to Fix Education, Make Disease Optional, & Land on the Moon Today is really a special episode and one I’ve been excited about for a long time. Naveen Jain is not only a good friend but also one of the most intelligent and impressive people I’ve ever...

Bee Propolis Benefits to Fight Everything From Colds to Cancer

If you’re anything like me, honey already has a permanent place in your kitchen and natural remedy cabinet. It helps soothe burns, calm coughs, and even makes a great natural face wash. But it isn’t the only beneficial substance that honey bees make! Propolis is the “bee glue” that protects and holds together the hive but this...

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