A Healthy Dose
Almost two decades of writing on natural health from our monthly newsletters, and the Debra's braintrust. A deep dive into herbs, vitamins, and common sense.
a self portrait of Vincent Van Gogh
Aug 2018

One of our most crippling chronic conditions. And there are simple solutions that seriously WORK!

Aug
2018
tonic medicine chest
Jul 2018

Want to optimize health and vigor — subjective and objective wellbeing? We’ll talk about ginseng, shizandra berries, deer antler velvet, cordyceps and reishi mushrooms. How they work, and how to use them.

Jul
2018
sage plant
Jun 2018

The strongest antioxidants are not in the berry patch, but in the kitchen garden and in the spice chest.

Jun
2018
3 ice cream cones
May 2018

Heartburn Tea. Chocolate Pregnancy Milkshake. Coconut Milk Mango Omega-3 Ice Cream. Plus, we preach the gospel of eggs!

May
2018
pregnant woman in pool
Apr 2018

Five supplements EVERY pregnant woman should take. Plus a few more, just in case…

Apr
2018
pregnant woman
Mar 2018

Three eggs a day is a start. But what about nuts and seeds? What about caffeine? We provide guidelines, if not necessary rules…

Mar
2018
cbd and hemp
Jan 2018

CBD is a healing compound from the hemp plant, a close relative of the marijuana plant. Contrary to popular belief (and a lot of seedy marketing), CBD does not get you high! It is, however, useful for certain kinds of pain and agitation.

Jan
2018
No donuts!
Jan 2018

Diabesity? Sounds fattening! Debra “weighs in” on the epidemic sweeping our nation, and has a few suggestions.

Jan
2018
an image of assorted raw fruits
Dec 2017

Eating healthy is only half the battle. You have to absorb what you eat. And before you absorb it, you need to digest it.

Dec
2017
4 skeletons playing musical instruments
Nov 2017

Let’s talk about everything that isn’t calcium — magnesium, vitamin K2, strontium, and more.

Nov
2017
A historical image of skeletons
Oct 2017

Natural medicine has a lot to offer for bone health. But calcium is not the answer. Calcium management is.

Oct
2017
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