The Stinky Truth About PlugIns (& Other Chemical Based Air Fresheners)

Americans are expected to spend 1.72 billion dollars on air fresheners this year. People are purchasing these products in an effort to disguise unpleasant odors but the biggest disguise lies in their ingredients, which don’t have to be listed. That’s right. It’s a multi-billion dollar industry that’s unregulated, meaning there are no rules or restrictions in place – NONE. What are Common Air Fresheners? • Glade PlugIns • Febreze • Scented Candles • Car Fresheners So what else are these products masking besides a foul odor? Mainly, a number of health risks which include but are certainly not limited to […]

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The ONE Simple Test That Could Have Saved My Father’s Life

This is for you, who ever is reading this:  A message from the heart. It is true there are different levels of grief. I see it in myself as I move through the stages distinctly one by one and sometimes a swirl of them all at once. For the last few weeks I have felt such a deep immobilizing sadness for the loss of my father. He passed away peacefully a few weeks ago, taking his final breaths with his head in my arms, and holding my sister’s hand. As many of you know who have been following me, he […]

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The ONE Simple Sign You are Brewing Inflammation & Dis-ease

I’ve spent a lot of time the past year and half in medical clinics where there are serious illnesses from cancer, cardiovascular disease, autoimmune disease, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s. What all of these conditions have in common is the single (ever increasing) issue of “inflammation”. In leiu of this, I have become even more obsessed with the ONE physical sign on (and in) your body that inflammation is brewing. I have studied inflammation for years having had Lyme Disease. Harnessing inflammation was key to harnessing the disease and it was pivotal in my recovery. When I learned about my father’s cancer last […]

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