Entries by Elisha McFarland

Elisha McFarland

After sixteen years of struggling with MCS, Elisha has come out on the other side with a renewed zest for life and the desire to educate others about wholistic and healthy life choices. During that time she received the following degrees and designations, Doctor of Naturopathy, Master Herbalist, Diploma in Clinical Homeopathy, Bachelor of Science in Holistic Nutrition, Certified Wholistic Rejuvenist and EFT-ADV. You can visit her website at www.myhealthmaven.com or follow her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/myhealthmaven

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Contain Mercury

CFL’s or Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs were meant to replace traditional round incandescent light bulbs.  They were touted to be cost and energy effective, but what many consumers didn’t know was that CFLs contain hazardous mercury gas. In addition to… 0 Shares |

Crest Toothpaste Contains Plastic

Back in August of 2013, I wrote an article about microbead pollution (1) and shared some of the various products you can find microbeads in such as nail art, soap, body wash, face scrubs and toothpaste. So I wasn’t too… 0 Shares |

Brominated Vegetable Oil-Flame Retardant in Sodas, OTC Medicines, Inhalers and More

If you consume soda, or electrolyte beverages, you may consider looking for a healthier way to hydrate your body. Many sodas such as Mountain Dew, Squirt, Sunkist Pineapple, Fresca Original Citrus, and electrolyte drinks such as Gatorade add a synthetic… 0 Shares |

The Health Benefits of the Humble Dandelion

, gallThe dandelion is a common plant with a widespread distribution throughout the world. Perhaps that in itself is a hint from Mother Nature that everyone could benefit from the use of this plant. It was first mentioned by Arabian… 0 Shares |

Eleven Reasons To Stop Using Roundup

Glyphosate is the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup. Glyphosate is an herbicide designed for home and agricultural use; it is also the largest selling herbicide worldwide. The health risks associated with exposure to glyphosate are becoming more obvious and numerous… 0 Shares |