192 Articles by Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.

Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.

Chill Out With These 3 Anti-Inflammatory Detox Baths For Summer

Three detox bath recipes for summer featuring powerful ingredients like Bentonite clay, Manuka honey, and CBD.

Here's Exactly How Much *More* Water You Should Be Drinking In The Summer

How much more water to drink in the summer to avoid dehydration and replenish electrolytes—according to the world's top functional medicine doctors.

PAID CONTENT FOR Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods

I'm A CBD Expert & I Get Asked These 3 Questions All. The. Time.

The more ubiquitous CBD becomes, the more questions are raised—and facts can be hard to come by.

New Tool Uses Sonar Technology To Test Water Quality For Very Little $$$

A new study from researchers at the University of Missouri shows how sonar technology can help test water quality quickly and inexpensively.

Have Trouble Ignoring Cravings? Science Says This Could Be Why

A new study published in Psychological Sciences explains why it's so hard to ignore temptation when we're distracted, stressed, and trying to do it...

5 Natural Ingredients You Can Use As DEET-Free Mosquito Repellent

Herbs, plants, and essential oils that repel mosquitoes naturally, including catnip, lavender, and lemon eucalyptus oil.

6 Lifestyle Tips To Help Change The Way Your Body Holds On To Fat

Lifestyle changes to encourage healthier fat distribution, including avoiding alcohol, managing stress, and consuming plenty of cruciferous veggies.

Mayo Clinic Is Developing Genius New Way To Balance Blood Sugar

New Mayo Clinic study proves that new method, created by a company called Day Two, can accurately predict an individual's post-meal blood sugar...

Pear-Shaped? Here's How That Actually Benefits Your Heart Health

A new study shows that body fat distribution is more important than body fat percentage when it comes to cardiovascular disease risk factors.

This Creamy Alternative Milk Is Protein-Packed, Mineral-Rich & Nut-Free

Everything you need to know about hemp milk, including its health benefits, healthy fat content, and how to make your own.

Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.
April 23 2019

3 Ways To Use Magnesium That You Haven't Heard Of Before

The best ways to take magnesium, including as an Epsom salt bath, IV, and topical oil.

Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.
March 31 2019

Is This New, Hormone-Free Birth Control Too Good To Be True?

A new study shows that Dot, an evidence-based fertility awareness method app, can be used to prevent pregnancy.

Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.
March 18 2019

The One Supplement I Always Take For My Immune System In The Winter

Why mushrooms are my go-to winter supplement, including their immune- and mood-boosting properties. 

Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.
March 10 2019

This Combination Of Factors REALLY Causes Acne, According To A New Study

A new study shows that a combination of "bad" P. acnes bacteria and sebum cause acne.

Is Vaping CBD Safe? Our Experts Weigh In

Four cannabis-savvy health experts weight in on the safety of vaping CBD. 

Anyone Else Having Crazy Dreams When They Detox?

Why some people have crazy dreams when they detox, including microbiome and blood sugar changes.

Are You A Needy Or Anxious Partner? This Might Be To Blame

How variations in your DNA affect your attachment style and relationship satisfaction.

Gretchen Lidicker, M.S.
February 28 2019