Category Archives: A Healthy Dose

Advice on navigating health through natural means like alternative and complementary medicine, herbs, diet, and exercise.

Apple Cider Vinegar Keeps the Doctor Away

By Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE Apple cider vinegar has been used for ages to ensure optimal health and prevent illness. We in Rutland are lucky to have local sources…

Biohacking for Beginners

Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE In this information age, there are endless theories about how to reach and maintain optimum health. I had been hearing about biohacking for a while,…

The Healing Power of Flower Essences

Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE A bouquet of flowers is not often thought of as healing, but most of us can recognize how a vase full of blooming beauties can…

Yoga: A Practice for Whole-Body Wellness

Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE Yoga. Even if you’ve never been to a class, you’ve probably heard the buzz around this practice of physical and mental well-being. Statistics show that…

The Price of Modern Foods: Tooth Decay

Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE I’ve been thinking a lot about teeth, particularly the health of my toddler’s baby teeth, and so I’ve been reading Weston A. Price’s Nutrition and…

Fascia 101: What It Is and Why It Matters

Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE The more I work with the human body, the more I realize that we simply aren’t machines. We are individuals with our own lifetime of…

Medicinal Hemp Farmers Change Local Landscape

Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE If you drive to Luce Farm in Stockbridge, you’ll eventually come to a sprawling expanse of rolling hills with an old farmhouse waiting warmly, newly…

The Sticky Situation of Non-stick Cookware

Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE As I cleaned one of our cast-iron pans a few months back after making scrambled eggs for the millionth time, I mentioned to my husband…

Cold, Wet Socks Are What The Doctor Ordered

By Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE The other day I was watching the evening news at my in-laws’ when I realized that, in the span of one commercial break, I…

Essential Oils: Q & A with Taylor Morneau

Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE As someone who advocates for natural approaches to health, I am always trying to learn more about different types of healing. One of my more…