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Detoxification

5 Health Hacks to Conquer Holiday Hangovers

Dr. Rhea Mehta | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Rhea Mehta

Whether or not you're a health nut, it's challenging to stay on your game over the holidays, especially if you're doing family dinners and party hopping. The influx of toxins from food and alcohol make it tough to fully immerse yourself in the intended joy of the season.

The Right to Know Reader: Our Current Laws Do Not Protect You From Toxic Chemicals

Earthjustice | Posted 10.16.2014 | Green
Earthjustice

Of the 80,000-plus chemicals that have been approved to be on the market in the United States, approximately 17,000 are "secret." If you believe that our current laws and regulations protect you and your family from all these chemicals, you are mistaken.

5 Simple Juices and Smoothies to Help You Detox

Vanessa Cunningham | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Cunningham

These five simple juices and smoothies will provide your body with the vital nutrients and fiber needed to assist in the detoxification and elimination process.

How to Juice-Cleanse Like a Motherf*cking Champ

Jolie Jenkins | Posted 03.05.2014 | Comedy
Jolie Jenkins

If you're meeting up with friends, bring your green juice "dinner." Not only will it give you a chance to talk about your juice-cleanse (see above), it will remind others that they are not as good as you. Lead by example!

It's Time for a 'Soul Detox'

Sophia A. Nelson | Posted 10.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Sophia A. Nelson

Your soul can become contaminated, polluted, dark, and diseased just like any part of your body that is neglected and battered by the get-up-and-go, rush, hurry, got-to-do-it-now heartbeat of modern living.

Want to Detox After Thanksgiving? Find a Plan Right for You

Linden Schaffer | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Linden Schaffer

With this past weekend being the unofficial start to the holiday season, are you going to write off your diet and exercise routine as a thing of the past, or are you committed to giving your body a chance to see how it feels internally from a light detox?

Sweet Solutions: How To Have A Guilt-Free Holiday Season

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer The sugar wars are on, and the truth is becoming more bitter and less sweet...

Some Claimants Opt Out Of Proposed BP Medical Settlement

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.18.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A medical portion in the proposed, $7.8 billion class-action settlement with BP will satisfy some residents who became ill from the 2010 spill but hundreds of others opted out because the agreement doesn't cover their chronic ailments and sky-high expenses.

Five Things To Avoid To Prevent Breast Cancer

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Over the past decade, real progress has been made in the prevention and tre...

Toxic Shampoo: Read before Applying

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer When embracing a healthy lifestyle, there's one thing we learn over and ove...

What We're Talking About When We're Talking About Cleansing

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The 1981 Raymond Carver short story collection What We Talk About When We Talk About Love masterfully showed us that everyone has a different concepti...

The Real Scoop on the Raw Food Diet

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer What is the healthiest diet? This question is being asked over and over aga...

Are Chemicals Making You Sick? The Hidden Health Problem of Chemical Sensitivity

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

Chemical intolerance should not be ignored or stigmatized. It should be seen as a common physiologic response to living in a chemical world.

3 Simple Strategies To Detox For Summer

Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M. | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Grace Suh, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M.

Whatever season approaches, you want to look fabulous. But particularly during warmer weather you want to become your leanest, sexiest self because you're baring more of yourself.

Four Essentials of a Healthy Cleanse

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer, researcher, clinical practitioner, author, and lecturer Spring and summer br...

Are Environmental Chemicals Making Us Fat?

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 06.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

A small but growing number of researchers believe that environmental pollutants and industrial chemicals are to blame for the obesity epidemic. This, of course, bucks the conventional wisdom that our increasing girth is simply the result of eating too much and exercising too little.

4 Steps To Get Rid Of Toxic Weight

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Don't let the word detoxification turn you off. You may think it sounds like a New Age idea or something from celebs in Hollywood on the heels of an alcohol or drug binge, but detoxification is a normal, everyday function. It's the body's way of breaking down and eliminating anything that doesn't belong.

Another Avenue for Weight Loss: Detox

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

Detoxification isn't just for the new-age crowd anymore. It has become an essential component of good health for people in all walks of life.

Toxins and Exercise

Dr. Richard Palmquist | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Richard Palmquist

More doctors and veterinarians now recognize that many illnesses begin as people and pets accumulate toxic materials. As toxins build up they block normal regulatory systems and can lead to the body's loss of ability to regulate and function.

BP Spill Workers Seek Care as Health Study Progresses

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.29.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A multi-million-dollar study by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, gauging impacts of the BP spill on cleanup workers, has so far enrolled 5,500 individuals -- mostly from Gulf states.

Why Adults Ignore Underage Drinking And Other Stories

Linda Flanagan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Flanagan

Rather than fight it, many parents have raised the white flag and allowed their underage children to drink at home. What's more, some parents, advertently or not, supply their kids with booze.

Radiation Emergency Measures You Can Take Now

William Spear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Spear

Long before the disasters at Chernobyl or Three Mile Island, nutritional scientists, environmental groups and public health educators including proponents of the macrobiotic approach to diet and way of life sat down to discuss what actions one should take in the event of a nuclear attack or accident.

Unwrapping the Meaning Of Your Symptoms

Dr. Darren Weissman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darren Weissman

Like the letting go of leaves or the migration of Canadian geese, symptoms let you know that it's time let go, get back on your path, and shine your true colors as you are Divinely designed.

Why You Need To Detoxify 24 Hours A Day

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

Detoxification is a full time job for your body. And how well or how poorly your body is able to do this will determine how well or sick you feel. Studied foods that may aid in detoxification.

20 Ways to 'Detox' Your Home

Dr. Frank Lipman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Frank Lipman

The average home contains 500-1,000 chemicals, many of which we are unable to see, smell or taste. These chemicals may be tolerated individually, but could be dangerous in combination or in larger doses.