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Monthly Newsletter: April 2017

Apr 10, 2017

 

Spring is our season.

It's a time of renewal and detoxification. New beginnings, fresh starts, and healthy transformations. Wherever you are in your process, we hope you are enjoying the changing season.

There have been many exciting...

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Detox Your Yoga Blocks

Apr 08, 2017

 

 

Yoga blocks are often made of a foam that's made of petrochemicals. While there are benefits (they tend to be cheap and light), they are not great for our planet and our health.

Instead, healthier yoga blocks are made of 100% wood...

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Detox Your Yoga Mat

Apr 07, 2017

 

 

YOGA MATS

Yoga mats can be made of plastic, like vinyl (one of the most toxic materials for our planet and our health). A healthier material for yoga mats is 100% natural rubber.

 

CLEANSING YOUR YOGA MAT

To cleanse your yoga...

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ALERT: Your gym bag is probably gross! Detox tips for your workout and gym bag.

Mar 24, 2017

 

 

Earlier today, I dropped by the office of ELLE Magazine in NYC to discuss detox tips for your gym bag and workout. The Facebook Live video is below in case you missed it. You can also read the detox tips further down.

 

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Are EMFs, WIFI, or Bluetooth Causing Sleep Disturbance?

Mar 21, 2017

 

With the exponential growth in internet usage over the past few decades, our bodies have experienced unprecedented exposures to electromagnetic fields (EMFs). I think of this as EMF pollution, a term used to describe a type of...

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Environmental Factors, including Endocrine Disruptors and EMFs, Threaten Our Health

Mar 21, 2017

It seems like common sense that environmental factors—the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink—affect our health. So why don’t most of us (including the medical community) consider their role in shaping...

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Sophia Gushee Joins Arianna Huffington's Thrive Global

Mar 21, 2017

Here at Practical Nontoxic Living, we are always thrilled when other platforms share the expertise of our founder, Sophia Gushee. Our entire team feels rewarded when our efforts broaden awareness and empowerment on practical tips...

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Can peppermint alleviate your spring allergies?

Mar 21, 2017

An Herbal Ally for Spring: Peppermint

With such crazy ups and downs in our weather patterns, it's hard to know just when, and if, warmer weather will come-- and stay. This can affect seasonal allergy symptoms in a serious way-- often coming...

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Tips for Buying the Right Water Filter

Mar 21, 2017

If you have ever looked into buying a water filter for your home, you know that choosing one can be immensely complicated.  There is an incredible amount of information to sift through, and there are tough questions that need to be answered...

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Check Out Thierry Puzelat: "A Rock Star In Winemaking"

Mar 21, 2017

 Grapes: Hand-Harvested Versus Mechanically-Harvested

I am not a wine connoisseur but I enjoy discovering delicious wines! I approach this post as someone who has been seeking ways to minimize pesticides in my diet (a European organization identified an average of over 4 pesticides in the 40...

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