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Clear Choice Natural Healthcare Blog

10 Simple Self Care Snippets for the Holidays

  1. Help others in need ’Tis the season to give. When people practice the act of giving, it uplifts their moods and offers a sense of purpose. If you can’t spare much time, that’s okay. Find an organization dedicated to carrying out a good deed on your behalf. If you have more than just minutes, you can volunteer at a soup kitchen or put together care packages for nursing home patients.   2. Fill your home with uplifting scents As you try to … [Read More...]

Natural Treatments for Seasonal Affective Disorder

  It's that time of year when the days are short and the temperature is cold. Some people enjoy these days so they can cozy up with a cup of coffee and a good book. For others, this is a time of year that they struggle with depression.   Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is defined as at least a two-year history of depression that is present from the winter until spring. Typical symptoms of SAD include: Low … [Read More...]

Reducing Your Family’s Exposure to Man-Made Radiation in the Home

  TYPES OF EMFs   There are four specific EMF types in the average home—magnetic fields (MFs), electric fields (EFs), dirty electricity (DE) and radio-frequency/microwave radiation (RF). Each of these is a unique type of man-made non-ion­izing radiation; that is, they are not otherwise part of the natural environment.   MAGNETIC FIELDS   Let’s start with magnetic fields, which occur whenever electricity is flowing. MF strength is proportional to … [Read More...]

Nutrition: Why We Can’t Trust the Government

  One of the most powerful groups that influences Americans’ eating decisions is dominated by junk food companies.   The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and its foundation “assist the food and beverage, pharmaceuticals and agribusiness industries through their large network of professionals and students, their lax internal policies on corporate partnerships and their topical position papers.” These are the scathing conclusions of a new … [Read More...]

Countries All Over the World are Banning Atrazine. The U.S. Just Keeps Spraying.

  Independent scientists have long understood the unacceptable health risks of the pesticide atrazine.   A trove of well-documented research has linked the endocrine-disrupting weedkiller to birth defects, low sperm counts, and fertility problems.   So, it’s not surprising that the herbicide notorious for sticking around on landscapes and waterways long after it’s applied is now banned or being phased out in 44 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, … [Read More...]