Category Archives: Environment

Organic – Top Five Reasons Why It’s the Way to Go!

Reduce Potential Health Risks Many chemicals sprayed on fruits and vegetables were EPA-approved before thorough research was conducted.  We now know that the EPA considers 60% of herbicides, 90% of fungicides, and 30% of insecticides as being potentially cancer-causing.  What is more, these chemicals act as estrogen disruptors in the body and wreak havoc on […]

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By: Dr. Sacha | Posted in: Environment Longevity Nutrition Organic | Tags: , , , , , , , : | Comment

Why Fatty Fish Oils are Fantastic!

Fish is a very healthy addition to any diet, but I have been hearing more and more lately that naturopathic colleagues of mine and “those in the know” are eating less fish or avoiding it altogether due to our (humans’) pollution of the environment and the fish that live in it.  This is extremely disheartening […]

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By: Dr. Sacha | Posted in: Environment Heart Health Immunity & Inflammation Nutrition Supplementation | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Protecting Against Medical Radiation

Certain common screening tests such as CT scans, mammograms and x-rays produce radiation that may lead to cellular damage and could increase the risk for developing cancer. Taking antioxidants prior to radiation exposure can help protect your cells from the radiation.  Check with your doctor before starting this regime if you’re on blood thinning medication […]

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By: Dr. Sacha | Posted in: Detoxification Environment Immunity & Inflammation | Tags: , , , , , , , : | Comment

Protecting Women

Xenoestrogens are estrogens and chemicals that act as estrogens that come from outside sources rather than being made in our body. Some of the results of our increased exposure to exogenous estrogens are seen in scary health trends: hormone-dependant cancers (ovarian, breast, uterine, prostate) have risen exponentially in the past several decades sperm counts continue […]

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By: Dr. Sacha | Posted in: Detoxification Environment Hormones | Tags: , , , , , : | Comment

Smart Meters

For those in BC – please take a moment to click the link and sign the petition to protect your health and the health of your loved ones from Smart Meters. The rolling out of “Smart” Meters on everyone’s homes carries documented health risks from wireless radiation, and is a violation of our rights.   […]

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By: Dr. Sacha | Posted in: Environment | Tags: , , , , , : | Comment

Down With GMO

Source: Court rules organic farmers can sue conventional, GMO farmers whose pesticides ‘trespass’ and contaminate their fields Purveyors of conventional and genetically-modified (GM) crops — and the pesticides and herbicides that accompany them — are finally getting a taste of their own legal medicine. Minnesota’s Star Tribune has reported that the Minnesota Court of Appeals […]

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By: Dr. Sacha | Posted in: Environment Nutrition Organic | Tags: , , , , , : | Comment

Germ-a-phobes – Triclosan

What is it? The germ theory, which became the cornerstone of modern medicine and influenced the recent massive push for antibiotic use, proposes that microorganisms are the cause of many diseases.  I, and many others since, have argued that this is only one part of the equation.   One must also take into account the biological […]

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