Category Archives: A Healthy Dose

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

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…

Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

By Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE With the holidays approaching, it’s never too late to think outside the box when it comes to gifts. My family probably wishes I was…

Natural Cold Remedies to Keep You Well

Lindsay Courcelle A HEALTHY DOSE As a parent of a toddler, I somewhat dread the colder half of the year for a simple reason: sickness. It seems that there is…