47 episodes

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 Essential Detox, wife, and mother of three—talks to experts and wellness warriors to unveil tips to optimize your well-being, healing, and life experience.

Practical Nontoxic Living with Sophia Ruan Gushée Sophia Ruan Gushee

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 15 Ratings

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 Essential Detox, wife, and mother of three—talks to experts and wellness warriors to unveil tips to optimize your well-being, healing, and life experience.

    47. Home Detox Part 2: Indoor Air Quality

    47. Home Detox Part 2: Indoor Air Quality

    Part 2: Simple Tips to Detox Your Indoor Air and Dust.
    In Part 2 of this three-part series, Sophia led for the Everwell Community in the Spring of 2021, learn impactful, budget-friendly ways to detox your indoor air, dust, and hands. Sophia shares important concepts about toxic exposures from products you use in your home. These concepts should motivate you to keep integrating detox tweaks into your life and remind you that small changes can transform!
    QUESTIONS ANSWERED:
    What are some inexpensive but effective ways to detox indoor air?  What is 'fragrance' and why is it harmful? How to look out for products with 'fragrance'? How can brands misrepresent the safety of their products?  Can one exposure make you more vulnerable to another?  Why is ventilating important?  Do you use essential oils? Do you use plants for air purification? Why can small detox tweaks transform? RESOURCES DISCUSSED:
    A to Z of D-Toxing: The Ultimate Guide to Reducing Our Toxic Exposures. PNL #18 with Dr. Esther Sternberg: Essential Features of a Healing Home Practical Nontoxic Living podcast #24 with Dr. Devra Davis: Protect Your Brain and Body from 5G and Other EMFs Sophia’s air purifier Watch the Home Detox Workshop series with Sophia’s presentation materials. Subscribe to the Ruan Living newsletter to become notified of when this is available. Join by text: text DETOX to 66866. FOLLOW RUAN LIVING
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    • 43 min
    46. Home Detox Part 1: Why Small Changes Can Have A Big Impact

    46. Home Detox Part 1: Why Small Changes Can Have A Big Impact

    Why Detoxing Your Home Is As Important As Healthy Eating and Regular Exercise What are the benefits to detoxing your home? Listen to Sophia explain why any small detox tweak can help. In this episode, Sophia is interviewed by the wonderful Abby Knott, co-founder of Everwell, for a three-part Home Detox Workshop series.
    QUESTIONS ADDRESSED:
    How did Sophia become passionate about studying toxic chemicals / heavy metals / EMFs from our consumer products? Why is Sophia still passionate about teaching others about practical nontoxic living? Why should you detox your home? Which health issues have been linked to or associated with toxic exposures from our homes and consumer products? How can you approach detoxing in a simple and inexpensive way? How to pursue healthy changes when others that you live with are on a different journey? How can detoxing be a mindfulness practice?  What does Sophia think of BPA-free products? What detergents does Sophia use? What's a simple high-impact tip to reduce EMFs? Do magazine covers contain BPA? Are there brands that claim to be nontoxic but are not? Is there a plastic water bottle that Sophia uses? FOLLOW RUAN LIVING
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    • 45 min
    45. Make Home a Pillar of Health

    45. Make Home a Pillar of Health

    A California native and Environmental Health & Safety Specialist, Domonique Silva started her career at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center and has been in the field of Environmental & Occupational Health for over 10 years. In this podcast, Domonique and Sophia talk about the changes that Dominique made with her diet, products, and home that improved her allergies, eczema, psoriasis, bloating, fatigue, and depression. The combination of her work and personal experiences has emphasized to Domonique that the connections between human health and the environment are endless.
    Dominique discusses healthy living, and environmental and public health in her podcast Healthy Home Habits. It can be found on Spotify, Apple, and all other major podcast platforms. 
    You can follow Domonique:
    Instagram: @domo_explores Facebook: @domoexplores And her website: eohexplorations.com For podcast show notes, visit the Ruan Living blog at https://www.ruanliving.com/blog/
     
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    Chris Robertson @c.c.robertson

    • 1 hr 13 min
    44. 5G Protection Products From A Former Telecom Engineer

    44. 5G Protection Products From A Former Telecom Engineer

    Daniel DeBaun is an internationally recognized expert in Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF), co-author of the bestselling book, Radiation Nation, and co-founder & CEO of DefenderShield.  When Daniel last appeared on Practical Nontoxic Living podcast episode 17, 5G had not yet rolled out nationwide. What then, have we learned about the new wireless communication network? Sophia and Daniel discuss the current EMF environment, how 5G differs from previous signals, the importance of creating a “sanctuary” free of mobile devices in your bedroom, and much more! Listen to Sophia’s conversation with Daniel to learn invaluable information for your health and well-being. To check out Daniel's DefenderShield products, click on Sophia's affiliate link.
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Milk's Magnetic Powers

    Milk's Magnetic Powers

    Multi-passionate and multi-talented Jody Levy is a creator of art, wellness ventures, and much more. In this episode, we hear how Jody's personal experiences and passion for our inner- and outer- ecosystems have inspired her professional endeavors including The LabElymental Milk Cleanse—an Ayurvedic-inspired, doctor-developed cleanse that combines the magnetic power of full-fat milk and proprietary supplements to help clear, cleanse and balance our modern lifestyle. 
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    PODCAST SHOW NOTES
    For podcast show notes, visit RuanLiving.com.
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    Website: https://jodydlevy.com/
    Instagram:
    Global Director and CEO | @summit
    Maker | @themilkcleanse
    Maker | @neuro.praxis App
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    PODCAST MUSIC
    Chris Robertson @c.c.robertson
     
    DISCLAIMER
    Please note: Nothing in this podcast's contents should be interpreted as medical advice.The statements made regarding these products have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The efficacy of these products has not been confirmed by FDA-approved research. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. This podcast is also not endorsement and Sophia or her entities are affiliate partners.

    • 58 min
    Detox Your Hormones

    Detox Your Hormones

    After 14 years of unexplained infertility, Sara Jensen and her husband were shocked to learn that products we use daily—including some products that claim to be "clean" and nontoxic—contain hormone-disrupting chemicals that increase our risks to a long list of things including adverse reproductive outcomes. Motivated by what they learned, they launched their company Hugh and Grace to offer high-performing, natural products. 
    TOPICS COVERED
    Endocrine-disrupting chemicals in consumer products and why even minuscule exposures matter Unexplained infertility, IVF, adverse reproductive outcomes Surrrogates Sophia's common. sense approach to avoiding toxic or risky products Natural wines Viewers questions for Sara: Body oils Safe shaving gels Are Hugh and Grace products safe for kids What Sara wishes she knew sooner about: Unexplained infertility Children's products and baby products Sara's top 3 tips for Practical Nontoxic Living FOLLOW HUGH AND GRACE
    HughandGrace.com On Instagram @hughandgrace On Facebook @hughandgrace FOLLOW SOPHIA RUAN GUSHEE
    RuanLiving.com On Instagram @ruanliving On Facebook @ruanliving Interested in a fertility detox? Click here for more: Fertility Detox. Podcast music by Chris Robertson.
    Please note: Nothing in this podcast's contents should be interpreted as medical advice.The statements made regarding these products have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The efficacy of these products has not been confirmed by FDA-approved research. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. This podcast is also not endorsement and Sophia or her entities are affiliate partners.
     

    • 49 min

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