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Sophia Gushee on Dr. Oz

events shopping Apr 14, 2016

Throughout my 5 years of creating A to Z of D-Toxing: The Ultimate Guide to Reducing Our Toxic Exposures, friends and family would say, "You should be on Dr. Oz!" I would think, "Nice idea! But, that's probably never going to happen..."

After all, the show has won three Emmy® awards (and, in March 2016, it received its 7th nomination for Outstanding Informative Talk Show, and host Dr. Mehmet Oz received his 7th nomination for Outstanding Talk Show Host). How could an...

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Water Filters: A closer look

water Mar 14, 2016

In the last few weeks, I have been invited by many radio shows to talk about water. Understandably, the Flint, MI water crisis has ignited a growing concern about contaminants in drinking water and in our environment.

Yesterday, I continued my dialogue with Matt Kaye of Better Waters on Blab for a more in-depth discussion on water filters. We both agreed that answering the question "should I filter my water?" is similar to asking if you should eat organic foods -...

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VIDEO: Tips on achieving healthier water from a filtration expert

Uncategorized Mar 02, 2016

Finally! I finally had a great conversation with a water filtration expert.

After researching effective water filtration for my home throughout the years, I was always unsure whether I chose effective filtration for my local tap water. I suspected that there was probably a better solution for my household.

And I spoke to various experts whenever I could, but I still felt unsure. However, I finally feel comfortable after speaking to water filtration...

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Practical strategies to achieve clean drinking water. Watch, listen, and join!

water Feb 22, 2016

Lead poisoning from the drinking water in Flint, Michigan has raised awareness to contaminants in drinking water nationwide. While governments strive to balance filtration within their limited resources, we should learn what is in our water, and how to reduce harmful contaminants.

On Thursday, February 25, 2015 at 11:30am EST, I spoke to Matt Kaye of Better Waters about drinking water quality and practical steps we can take to drink cleaner water.

 

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Simple Tips for Your Winter Detox

cleaning indoor air Jan 01, 2016

After indulging in rich and sweet foods that typically accompany the holidays, many of us are ready to detox our diets and reboot our exercise routines. However, few of us realize how beneficial it is to detox our indoor air too. This winter and holiday season, reduce VOCs, sVOCs, and EMFs in your home to boost immunity.

The EPA estimates that we spend up to 90 percent of our time indoors, and that indoor air can be 2 to 5 times more polluted than...

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String Lights: Buy and use ones that are lead-free!

holidays Dec 01, 2015

I've always wanted to tap into the collective wisdom of others who have discovered practical tips for more nontoxic living. On this blog, I will occasionally spotlight a practical tip that others have shared with me so that we can learn from each other. 

As the holidays approach, I'm spotlighting a lovely, smart, and thoughtful woman named Jessica, who I met +7 years ago. Knowing that I was studying how to reduce toxic exposures at home, Jessica emailed me years ago...

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Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

diet holidays recipes Nov 11, 2015

With Thanksgiving approaching, I have been seeking healthy and delicious recipes on Pinterest. Below are some of my favorites, which will also color your Thanksgiving meal!

This recipe for roasted acorn squash with quinoa, kale, and tahini maple dressing by Edible Perspective offers a rich supply of vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, and antioxidant compounds that deliver many benefits, including support for beautiful skin and detoxification. Serve it as a main course...

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Tips for a Halloween with Less Toxic Exposures

holidays Oct 27, 2015

Halloween is quickly approaching! For my tips on reducing your family's toxic exposures from the Halloween festivities, published by Mom Blog Society, click here: Skeletons in the Closet: Sneaky Chemical Exposures in Your Halloween Festivities.

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A to Z of D-Toxing is Finally Here!

events Oct 20, 2015

After many long years of research, writing, and editing, my book, A to Z of D-Toxing: The Ultimate Guide to Reducing Our Toxic Exposures, is ready to launch! The book is now available for purchase on Amazon.com.

I am thrilled with the praise and support this book has received, from leading experts and professionals that I so greatly admire. I hope that readers will find A to Z of D-Toxing to be an empowering and useful resource to make healthy changes!

For more information...

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DIY Face Paint for a Healthier Halloween

holidays Oct 12, 2015

Halloween is almost upon us! My family can hardly wait for the holiday fun, and to choose their costumes. In anticipation of the big day, I tried a recipe for nontoxic DIY face paint, to avoid the worrisome toxicants that are often found in conventional paints, such as lead, nickel, cobalt, and chromium. I was happy to find that the recipe was easy, fast, and effective - overall, a great alternative to conventional varieties. Also, it's a great Halloween activity that...

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