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.
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MONTH
Linus Pauling
Linus Pauling
Dec 2018

Vitamin C. Echinacea. Elderberry. Vitamin D. Probiotics. CBD. More. Controversy abounds about common vitamins, herbs, and supplements. Can we settle it, once and for all?

Dec
2018
CBD in a dropper
Nov 2018

CBD (mostly) lives up to the hype. We look at pain, anxiety, neurologic disorders, addiction, irritable bowel syndrome, and more.

Nov
2018
a closeup of hemp leaves with a water droplet
Oct 2018

Part 2 Next Month: CBD: What it Does & What it Doesn’t Do.

Oct
2018
a woman with an activated charcoal mask
Sep 2018

Beautiful skin comes from the inside. Debra speaks about her personal journey to bring what’s inside, out. And good news: cleansing masks don’t need to be goblin green anymore!

Sep
2018
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