Practical Nontoxic Living

Practical Nontoxic Living

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Sophia Ruan Gushée


23. Grounding Yourself with Meditation
May 5 • 48 min
Tal Rabinowitz, founder of Den Meditation, helps ease our way into finding a meditation style that can help us get grounded, centered, and soothed. Hear about different ways you can start. There are so many! But, they all share the goal of helping us…
22. Vision therapy with Dr. Marc Grossman, leading holistic optometrist
Apr 24 • 54 min
Dr. Marc Grossman, a leading holistic optometrist and international bestselling author, inspires us with how we can improve our eye health through an integrative approach. Topics discussed include Dr. Grossman’s experience of going from legally blind in…
21. CORONAVIRUS: Optimize your immune response to covid-19
Apr 24 • 55 min
World renowned public health physician, Dr. David O. Carpenter enlightens us on how to optimize our immune response to the novel coronavirus with four key strategies. Key topics discussed: Are toxic cleaning products worthwhile now because of the novel…
20. Indoor Air Quality: Q&A from Practical Nontoxic Living Podcast Listeners
Mar 4 • 14 min
As a follow up to episode 19, Vinny Lobdell, Jr—a pioneering indoor air quality and air filtration expert—answers questions from listeners to our live podcast recording. Listen to his responses to questions about: devices people can use to assess their…
19. Air purifiers: How to select the best one for you
Mar 4 • 38 min
Air pollution can be 2-5 times greater in your home than outdoors, even in the most industrialized cities. Increasingly, ultra fine particles are being associated with health risks, like to the lungs, heart, brain, and reproductive outcomes. IAQ + air…
18. Essential Features of a Healing Home
Feb 6 • 73 min
Learn how your physical space—like your home—participates in your health + well-being. Esther Sternberg, MD is Research Director and Chair at the Andrew Weil Center Integrative Medicine. She is also author of the books, Healing Spaces: The Science of…
17. EMF Protection | Practical Tips from a Former Telecommunications Engineer
Feb 21, 2019 • 89 min
5G is the next generation wireless network that is supposed to work even better: with greater speed for a greater bandwidth of data transmission. 5G will be rolled out worldwide, and aggressively throughout the United States. This has many people…
16. Can Your Home Contribute to Your Chronic Symptoms?
Jan 24, 2019 • 53 min
Author of Organic Lifestyle Made Easy: How To Create A Chemical-Free Household One Step At A Time, Angela Cummings shares her personal story with sick building syndrome (SBS), or sick house syndrome. Symptoms include headaches, dizziness, chronic fatigue,…
15. Headaches, nausea, and fatigue. Might you be electrohypersensitive?
Dec 27, 2018 • 58 min
We live with more EMFs than ever from our wireless and wired technologies. Headaches, nausea, heart palpitations, and fatigue are some symptoms that could signal electrohypersensitivity. Could you or someone you love be EMF sensitive and not yet know it?…
14. Insights on Diet, Water, Vaccines, and more from a Pioneering Toxic Exposures Expert
Dec 13, 2018 • 44 min
World-renowned research physician and distinguished author and editor, Dr. David O. Carpenter has unique expertise on how human health—and public health—are influenced by exposures to toxic chemicals, heavy metals, and electromagnetic-fields. Listen to…
13. Overlooked Healthy Choices for Healthy Living
Oct 12, 2018 • 50 min
Dr. Joseph Braun, a Professor of Epidemiology at Brown University, studies how environmental chemical exposures may affect pregnant women, infants, and children. He has a special interest in studying how early life chemical exposures may influence obesity…
12. Support These Retailers That Are Protecting Us From Toxic Chemicals
Sep 7, 2018 • 46 min
The Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition represents more than 11 million individuals—including parents, health professionals, advocates for people with learning and developmental disabilities, and reproductive health advocates. Its campaign, Mind…
11. What colors do you emanate? Which spirits do you attract?
Dec 26, 2017 • 62 min
Deborah Hanekamp, aka Mama Medicine, is an Initiated Amazonian Shaman, Reiki Master and Yogini. She leads Medicine Reading ceremonies worldwide. Her work has been featured in Vogue, New York Times & Marie Claire Magazine. Vogue magazine called her…
10. How toxic exposures threaten our reproductive health, and what we can do to protect ourselves.
Sep 19, 2017 • 71 min
Dr. Hugh Taylor of Yale School of Medicine is an internationally-recognized expert in female reproductive health. Sophia Ruan Gushée and Dr. Taylor want you to know how toxic exposures (including cell phone radiation) may affect reproductive health, like…
9. Can yoga end suffering? Sophia explores this and more with Heather Lilleston, co-founder of Yoga for Bad People
Aug 8, 2017 • 48 min
There’s something very interesting about discussing suffering with a seemingly happy, beautiful person who has no obvious reason to be suffering. Heather Lilleston beams beauty, sunshine, and joy. Listen to Heather discuss suffering with familiarity and…
8. Halotherapy, or salt therapy: Why it’s enjoying a resurgence among those seeking to soothe respiratory issues, eczema, Lyme Disease, and other types of inflammation
Jun 25, 2017 • 31 min
Sophia Ruan Gushée discussed halotherapy and salt baths with Shannon Coppola of Montauk Salt Cave. Visitors, Shannon, and Shannon’s family experience relief of symptoms from eczema, Lyme disease, respiratory issues, and other inflammation-related issues…
7. Bees and Other Pollinators: What You Should Know and Simple Steps to Help Our Bees
Jun 3, 2017 • 19 min
Sophia Ruan Gushée visits beekeeper Laura Klahre, founder of Blossom Meadow, which is located in the North Fork of Eastern Long Island. Sophia and Laura discuss Colony Collapse Disorder, the pollinator crisis, and simple steps we can pursue to support our…
6. Probiotics, Fermentation and Gut Health with Sandor Katz
Feb 1, 2017 • 59 min
Sandor Katz is a NY Times bestselling author of the books Wild Fermentation and The Art of Fermentation. Among his loyal fans is renowned food writer Michael Pollan, who has referenced Sandor in his own books. Learn how to improve your gut health with…
5. Healing Through Essential Oils
Dec 16, 2016 • 46 min
Alaknanda Nabar of Family of Light Holistic Center shares her incredible story of treating and healing her son’s autism through a radical holistic approach. This episode asks the questions many of us have around essential oils, and can empower you with an…
4. Organic Sleep? It’s a thing.
Dec 5, 2016 • 30 min
Is your mattress affecting your sleep? Mother of 3 and founder of Organique, a CA-based organic mattress company, Kristen Rannala provides a mattress 101. Sophia and Kristen talk about how your health might be impacted by conventional mattresses’…
3. Reducing EMF Exposures for Better Sleep and Health
Sep 9, 2016 • 36 min
Learn how EMF exposures might be disrupting our health. Sophia Ruan Gushée talks with Matthew Waletzke (Environmental Consultant) to learn about concerns over excessive EMF exposures, and how we can gain clarity, wellbeing, and restorative sleep through…
2. A Conversation with the Practical Nontoxic Living Team
Aug 9, 2016 • 35 min
Awareness provides opportunity for improvement. Sophia Ruan Gushée sits down with Ashley S. Cooke & Eden Connelly—early members of the Practical Nontoxic Living team. They discuss how learning about toxic chemicals, heavy metals, and man-made EMFs in our…
1. Introducing the Detox Encyclopedia
Jul 27, 2016 • 18 min
Get an inside glimpse into why Sophia Ruan Gushée created her critically acclaimed book A to Z of D-Toxing: The Ultimate Guide to Reducing Our Toxic Exposures. In the author’s first podcast, she shares heartfelt speeches from her book launch party, as she…