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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May 1, 2019 Eating for Beauty This is an article about skin.  Not “problem skin” – we’re not going to focus on problems like acne, eczema, or psoriasis – but supple skin that glows with health,...
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April 1, 2019 7 Top Supplements & Superfoods for Everyone Look past the marketing to these seven superfoods with established benefits.
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March 1, 2019 CBD Plays Well with Others CBD is great! But it's not the end-all, be-all. For pain, anxiety, and sleep, there are other herbs and nutrients that help CBD work.
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February 1, 2019 Gout, Gout! In which we strongly question dietary orthodoxy! Plus, we find relief in a fruit, a root, and a seed. .
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December 1, 2018 “Does it Work?” 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?
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November 1, 2018 CBD: What it Does, and What it Doesn’t Do CBD (mostly) lives up to the hype. We look at pain, anxiety, neurologic disorders, addiction, irritable bowel syndrome, and more.
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October 1, 2018 CBD: What it Is & What it Isn’t Part 2 Next Month: CBD: What it Does & What it Doesn't Do.
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September 1, 2018 Skin Issues are Tough / Radiant Skin is Attainable 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!
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August 1, 2018 Migraine Headaches & Natural Medicine One of our most crippling chronic conditions. And there are simple solutions that seriously WORK!
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July 1, 2018 Pick Your Tonic! 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...
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June 1, 2018 What’s the “Best” Antioxidant? The strongest antioxidants are not in the berry patch, but in the kitchen garden and in the spice chest.
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May 1, 2018 Pregnancy Part 3: Recipes for Pregnancy Heartburn Tea. Chocolate Pregnancy Milkshake. Coconut Milk Mango Omega-3 Ice Cream. Plus, we preach the gospel of eggs!
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April 1, 2018 A Naturally Healthy Pregnancy Part 2: Supplements Five supplements EVERY pregnant woman should take. Plus a few more, just in case...
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March 1, 2018 Pregnancy Part 1: Eating For Pregnancy Three eggs a day is a start. But what about nuts and seeds? What about caffeine? We provide guidelines, if not necessary rules...
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January 1, 2018 What is CBD, and why does Debra’s carry it? 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...

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