The Philosopher's Stone
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I Started Drinking a Detox Shake Every Day, and This Is What Happened
by JESSICA OURISMAN for The Thirty When I first met Gabrielle Francis, ND, it felt like my health was beyond my control. I was a graduate student at Columbia with no room in my schedule for self-care. I was also stressed AF basically all the time. I joke about my “near-aneurysm” baseline back then, but […]
Infrared Sauna: Harness the sun’s energy
Infrared Sauna offers the opportunity to use the Sun’s energy for detoxification, weight loss, anti-aging, skin rejuvenation, and stress reduction. In a one-hour session you can burn up to 1000 calories, detoxify your body, purify your skin and reduce stress. All of this with no effort at all! Infrared Saunas are different than other saunas in […]
7 Clinically Tested Benefits of CBD Oil, The Wellness World’s New Fave Supplement
AUGUST 24, 2018 by EMILY MONACO Originally published by Organic Authority CBD oil is on everyone’s radar these days, with claims pointing to evidence that CBD oil can do everything from cure cancer to reduce anxiety. But what’s the truth? With this guide, we’re looking into some of the top touted benefits of CBD oil […]
Can CBD Really Make Everything in Your Life Better?
Everyone seems to be vaping oils and drinking CBD tinctures these days. Here’s what to know before you try. BY CHRISTINE FLAMMIA As Published in ESQUIRE on JUL 11, 2018 You’ve probably heard the term “CBD” before. From bud and vape oils to bath bombs and body lotions, everything is getting infused with the stuff. […]
CBD Hemp Oil – What’s the Buzz?
What is CBD and CBD oil? What is the difference between Hemp and Marijuana? Cannabinoids and the EndoCannaboid system What is the Entourage Effect? Do I want that? Are CBD and Hemp Oil Supplements Legal? Where is Hemp grown and cultivated? What is the difference between CBD Hemp oil and Hemp Seed Oil? What is […]
Eat Clean, Even If You’re Eating Out
Written by: Dr. Gabrielle Francis for MindBodyGreen.com When you’re traveling and eating most of your meals at restaurants, it can be hard to maintain a clean diet. The best options for eating out are typically local (rather than chain stores) or family-run restaurants that serve healthy, organic options. If trying new foods is challenging for you, […]
Adrian Grenier – SHFT and Food Tripping
ADRIAN GRENIER – Musician-noise maker, Actor, Film Maker, Activist Talks SHFT and FOOD TRIPPING Interview by Dr. Gabrielle Francis SHFT…The Culture of Today’s Environment There is currently a paradigm shift towards sustainability and environmentalism that is happening in all aspects of society…lifestyle, culture, industry, health, food, fashion, consumerism, and media. With this Shift there is a […]
The Herban Garden – Live from New York
Live from her rooftop garden in NYC, Dr. Gabrielle Francis shows her medicinal plants. “I love the summer in NYC because I get to immerse myself in my rooftop garden. The plants provide endless beauty and some great editions to the salads and teas. Here is a little wisdom about the medicinal benefits of some of […]