Can Sound Heal?

Sound waves

Did you know that sound waves can be destructive, or healing? When you’re feeling stressed, the usual noises around you might take on an especially grating quality. The wrong kind of song on the radio make you lunge to turn it off. You prefer silence, when you’re stressed, or soothing music. When you’re having trouble…

Can You Spot Neurotoxins On Your Food Labels?

Can You Spot Neurotoxins On Your Food Labels?

A few years ago, I was taking my turn running the snack bar at the baseball field, during one of my son’s high school games. (It’s not a task I relish, selling poison to children, but it’s a requirement, of the baseball parents.) A father at the game thought GreenSmoothieGirl selling Snickers bars and soda…

{VIDEO} Why Are You Afraid of Detoxing?

Are you afraid of Detoxing? Facebook live with Robyn Openshaw

Anyone eating a version of the Standard American Diet can benefit from a dedicated cleanse a few times a year. But if you’re dialed into nutrition and already eating a plant-based, mostly organic diet, even you can benefit from detoxing! We all live in a toxic soup and there are plenty of chemicals and free…

What to Do After You’ve Taken Antibiotics

Antibiotics

I’ve written a few times about alternatives to antibiotics and how I helped my daughter get well without them. But antibiotics are still one of the most over-prescribed class of drugs–and one of the most debilitating, in terms of their long-term risks and side effects. Antibiotics destroy ALL the bacteria in your digestive tract, even…

Detox From Heavy Metals–Naturally

Heavy Metals Exposure--Mercury

What Are Heavy Metals, And Why Are They Dangerous? Heavy metals occur naturally on the planet, and some (like iron, zinc, and even silver and copper) are even vital for life in trace amounts. While any metal has the potential for toxicity in excess, the term heavy metals usually refers to those that have no…

{VIDEO} 3 Fats That Hurt, 3 Fats That Heal

good and bad fats

“Fat-free” means “healthy,” right? Actually…nothing could be further from the truth.  I’m still trying to undo the destructive psychology from the  fat-free obsession in the 80’s. Remember how fat-free margarine became a “healthier” substitution for butter, and coconut oil got blacklisted? Yes, there are unhealthy fats, but there are fats that heal you, too!  These…