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7 Ways to Avoid Detox Symptoms on a Cleanse

7 Ways to Avoid Detox Symptoms on a Cleanse

| May 16, 2013

Today I’m very honored excited to have been invited by Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist, to write a guest post on her extremely popular blog! If you’ve ever done any kind of fasting or detoxification protocol for any length of time, you may very well be all too familiar with the various kinds of unpleasant symptoms […]

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Microbial Phobia – or Why I’m Not Obsessed With Sanitizing

Microbial Phobia – or Why I’m Not Obsessed With Sanitizing

| April 20, 2013

Microbes – they’re everywhere! Myriad species of bacteria and other microbial life thrive nearly everywhere on our planet, including in and on our bodies. They live on our skin as well as in our mouths, throats, stomachs, and intestines; in our noses and sinuses; and even in, on and around our private parts. These miniscule […]

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Autism Statistics Now 1 in 50: Why the Alarming Increase?

Autism Statistics Now 1 in 50: Why the Alarming Increase?

| March 20, 2013

If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, you know that what interests me most is the investigation and understanding the underlying root causes of ill health, and finding ways of addressing and resolving them. So today when I read that the CDC had recently released its latest data indicating that the rate […]

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The Oral-Systemic Body Health Connection

The Oral-Systemic Body Health Connection

| March 15, 2013

Tomorrow, Saturday March 16, I’ll be giving a presentation in Redmond WA on the connection between oral health and the systemic health of the body. Below is a brief overview of a few of the subjects I’ll be addressing in this talk. The health of our teeth and gums can have a profound effect on […]

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Oil That Heals – Castor Oil Packs

Oil That Heals – Castor Oil Packs

| March 14, 2013

Castor Oil Known as “The Oil That Heals” and also “Palma Christi,” (or palm of Christ) castor oil is an ancient remedy that has long been used in Ayurvedic medicine and by folk healers the world over for a variety of healing, therapeutic pain relieving, and cleansing applications. It was perhaps most famously recommended in […]

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Impact of Caesarians and Formula on Infant Gut Flora

Impact of Caesarians and Formula on Infant Gut Flora

| February 26, 2013

A study entitled “Gut microbiota of healthy Canadian infants: profiles by mode of delivery and infant diet at 4 months” was published earlier this month in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). This study provides clear evidence for what many of us have known for some time: that the mode of birth, as well as […]

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Am I a Modern Day Heretic?

Am I a Modern Day Heretic?

| February 13, 2013

The other day, just as I do every few weeks to say hello and catch up, I phoned my dad who lives quite some distance from me and is turning 90 this year. Fortunately my father’s mind is as sharp as ever and he’s in remarkably good shape for a man his age. He’s always […]

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Dental Cavitations and Their Impact on Systemic Health

Dental Cavitations and Their Impact on Systemic Health

| February 8, 2013

Cavitations We’re all familiar with cavities, also known as dental caries or tooth decay. But there’s another condition associated with oral pathology with which many people, and surprisingly even many dentists, are completely unfamiliar. This condition is called a ‘cavitation.’ A cavitation is an unhealed hole within the jawbone, usually located at the base of […]

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Gut Dysbiosis

Gut Dysbiosis

| January 24, 2013

A properly functioning gut is populated by billions, perhaps even trillions of different strains of symbiotic cultures of bacteria and other microbes that perform at least three very important functions. In a healthy body these microorganisms: Help to break down and assimilate the food we eat into a size and form that can be readily […]

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Vaccine Insanity

Vaccine Insanity

| January 21, 2013

  Warning: Rant Alert!! What’s with all this hype about flu shots?? There are a couple of prominently placed drug stores in my town, both of which have large digital signs out front advertising the flu shots they’re selling. Not only that, but there are even more conventional signs and banners strung outside these stores […]

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Underlying Energetic Causes of Disease

Underlying Energetic Causes of Disease

| December 10, 2012

Underlying Energetic Causes of Disease All chronic dis-ease that arises in our bodies is due to an underlying imbalance within our physical, emotional, mental and/or spiritual fields. Just as there are perpetual shiftings here on earth from summer to winter, from day to night, and from high tide to low tide, so are there inherent […]

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Purification

Purification

| December 8, 2012

Purification Since I chose the word ‘purify’ to use in the title of my book on detoxification, I’ve done some contemplation and investigation into the meaning of the word purification, and have given much thought to how it may apply to we humans as we journey through this life. It seems that for a very […]

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Human Health

Human Health

| December 7, 2012

Human Health is dependent on: • the Energetics underlying material manifestation • the quality of the Earth’s Elements • Non-industrialized, Sustainable Agricultural practices • Food Sovereignty to choose the most nutrient dense, uncontaminated foods • the Health of the Soil in which our food is grown • the Health of the Plant based foods we […]

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Category Mania!

Category Mania!

| December 6, 2012

Categories Galore! When I first set out to create this blog I never envisioned that it would turn out the way it did, with such a huge list of sub-categories! As I began to build the site I found there were more and more subjects I wanted to include. And today there are well over […]

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Debunking the No-Fat Low-Fat Mythos

Debunking the No-Fat Low-Fat Mythos

| November 26, 2012

The Fat-Free Dietary Debacle   We’ve been massively misled – nay, outright lied to – about the dangers and lack of benefit of consuming traditional, saturated animal fats. The truth is that as long as they’re derived from animals that are raised and fed properly, such fats actually very healthy for us. This whole business […]

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Awakening

Awakening

| November 17, 2012

Cultivating greater and greater levels of awareness and consciousness about the truth of what’s detrimentally affecting human health here on planet earth in the 21st century.   Photo credit Photo credit    

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Root Causes of Chronic Diseases

Root Causes of Chronic Diseases

| November 12, 2012

  What are the underlying, root causes behind the epidemic of chronic degenerative illness afflicting modern humanity?   Imbalances Disruption of Homeostasis Caused by: Malnourishment due to diminished nutrient density of foods Industrial toxicity Impure water Dehydration Compromised digestive function Fatigue Chronic Stress Exposure to EMFs Lack of: Movement Sleep Grounding Connectivity to Nature and […]

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Our Air

Our Air

| November 6, 2012

Our Air   Ideally the air we all breathe would be pure, clean and rich with oxygen. Instead, we breathe within an atmosphere that has been tainted by airborne industrial wastes from manufacturing factories and power plants and exhaust fumes from internal combustion engines. Often some of the poorest quality air is found in large […]

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Radical Mycology Convergence

Radical Mycology Convergence

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

  The 2nd Annual Radical Mycology Convergence took place earlier this month on some lovely farmland near Port Townsend, WA on the Olympic Peninsula. The first RMC happened in September of 2011, and it was there that I gave my first ever talk in front of a live audience. The organizers of the RMC, Peter […]

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