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Practical Nontoxic Living

24 EpisodesProduced by Sophia Ruan GushéeWebsite

Sophia Ruan Gushée—nontoxic lifestyle expert, author of the critically acclaimed book "A to Z of D-Toxing: The Ultimate Guide to Reducing Our Toxic Exposures," creator of the Ruan Detox Immersion and the D-Tox Academy, wife, and mother of three—talks to guests about their stories of wellness and hea… read more

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24. Protect Your Brain and Body from 5G and Other EMFs

June 8th, 2020


Founder of the Environmental Health Trust (EHT), Dr. Devra Davis has a long list of very impressive accomplishments that have helped protect us from cigarette smoke, asbestos, lead, cell phone radiation, and more. Her …

23. Grounding Yourself with Meditation

May 5th, 2020


Are you interested in, but also intimidated by, meditation? 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 …

22. Vision therapy with Dr. Marc Grossman, leading holistic optometrist

April 24th, 2020


Dr. Marc Grossman, a leading holistic optometrist and international bestselling author, inspires us with how we can improve our eye health through an …

21. CORONAVIRUS: Optimize your immune response to covid-19

April 24th, 2020


World renowned public health physician, Dr. David O. Carpenter enlightens us on how to optimize our immune response to the novel coronavirus with …

20. Indoor Air Quality: Q&A from Practical Nontoxic Living Podcast Listeners

March 4th, 2020


Following my conversation with air filtration expert Vinny Lobdell, Jr (episode #19), listeners to Sophia's live podcast recording asked Vinny …

19. Air purifiers: How to select the best one for you

March 4th, 2020


Fine and ultra fine particles—a fraction of the size of a tip of human hair— are all around us along with viruses, mold and other toxins. They are …

18. Essential Features of a Healing Home

February 6th, 2020


Could your home environment be contributing to you and your family's stress? It may be without you realizing it.

Did you know that, conversely, your …

17. EMF Protection | Practical Tips from a Former Telecommunications Engineer

February 21st, 2019


5G is the next wireless communication network that is supposed to work even better: with greater speed for a greater bandwidth of data transmission. 

16. Can Your Home Contribute to Your Chronic Symptoms?

January 24th, 2019


Sick building syndrome (SBS), or sick house syndrome, consist of various nonspecific symptoms that occupants of indoor areas experience. 

Symptoms of SBS include headaches, dizziness, chronic fatigue, nausea, irritation …

15. Headaches, nausea, and fatigue. Might you be electrohypersensitive?

December 27th, 2018


We live with more EMFs than ever from our wireless and wired technologies. Headaches, nausea, heart palpitations, and fatigue are some symptoms that …

14. Insights on Diet, Water, Vaccines, and more from a Pioneering Toxic Exposures Expert

December 13th, 2018


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, …

13. Overlooked Healthy Choices for Healthy Living

October 12th, 2018


Dr. Joseph Braun, a Professor of Epidemiology at Brown University, is interested in studying the potential health consequences of environmental …

12. Support These Retailers That Are Protecting Us From Toxic Chemicals

September 7th, 2018


The Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition represents more than 11 million individuals—including parents, health professionals, advocates for people with learning and developmental disabilities, reproductive health …

11. What colors do you emanate? Which spirits do you attract?

December 27th, 2017


Deborah Hanekamp, aka Mama Medicine, is a seeress carrying 17+ yrs in the healing arts. Sophia and Deborah discuss people's auras, the spirits that surround us, darkness & light, destiny, and our many teachers.

10. How toxic exposures threaten our reproductive health, and what we can do to protect ourselves.

September 19th, 2017


Dr. Hugh Taylor is an internationally-recognized expert in female reproductive health. In this podcast, Sophia Ruan Gushée talks to Dr. Taylor about how toxic exposures (including cell phone radiation) may affect …

9. Can yoga end suffering? Sophia explores this and more with Heather Lilleston, co-founder of Yoga for Bad People

August 9th, 2017


There's something particularly interesting about discussing suffering with a seemingly happy, beautiful person who has no obvious reason to be …

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

June 26th, 2017


Sophia Ruan Gushée discussed halotherapy and salt baths with Shannon Coppola of Montauk Salt Cave. Visitors, Shannon, and Shannon's family experience …

7. Bees and Other Pollinators: What You Should Know and Simple Steps to Help Our Bees

June 3rd, 2017


Sophia Ruan Gushée visits beekeeper Laura Klahre, founder of Blossom Meadow, which is located in the North Fork of Eastern Long Island. Sophia and …

6. Probiotics, Fermentation and Gut Health with Sandor Katz

February 1st, 2017


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

5. Healing Through Essential Oils

December 16th, 2016


Alaknanda Nabar of Family of Light Holistic Center shares her incredible story of treating and healing her son's autism through a radical holistic …

4. Organic Sleep? It's a thing.

December 5th, 2016


Mother of three and founder of Organique, a cutting-edge, completely organic mattress company based out of California, Kristen Rannala provides a healthier mattress 101 overview. 

Sophia and Kristen talk about how your …

3. Reducing EMF Exposures for Better Sleep and Health

September 9th, 2016


In this episode, host Sophia Ruan Gushée sits down with Matthew Waletzke (Environmental Consultant) to learn about concerns over excessive EMF …

2. A Conversation with the Practical Nontoxic Living Team

August 9th, 2016


Sophia 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 environment has …

1. Introducing the Detox Encyclopedia

July 27th, 2016


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 …

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