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About Our New Book

  • Do you feel exhausted?
  • Wondering why you can’t lose those extra pounds of weight?
  • Looking to keep your mind sharp as you age?
  • Dealing with an autoimmune disease?
  • Hoping to have a child and want to prepare your body so that you don’t pass on toxins to your baby?

Our new book, Toxic to Terrific can help!

Book cover Toxic to Terrific
Toxic to Terrific – temporary book cover

Our modern world is filled with toxins that the human body has never been exposed to in history. Can you help your body get rid of toxins before they accumulate and cause permanent damage? Yes!

All of us living today have been exposed to so many toxic chemicals and compounds… so many more than we even know about! And in combination, we have no idea what they are doing to us.

Cancer, heart disease, stroke, autoimmune diseases, mental dysfunction, depression, and infertility… are all things linked to all of the toxins in our modern world.

Whether you want to address a current condition so you can feel better now or prevent getting a chronic, debilitating, or deadly disease in the future, detoxing can help!

There is hope!
You CAN help your body to remove toxins.

In this book, you will discover . . .

  1. How do I know what toxins I have in my body?
  2. What are the 13 most common signs and symptoms of toxin overload?
  3. What is scientifically proven to work and what doesn’t?
  4. Who should detox and who should not?
  5. What are the 5 things you can do every day to detox?
  6. How can I do an effective deep detox?
  7. When is the best time to detox?
  8. What toxic dangers are lurking in my home?

You clean your car, why wouldn’t you clean up your body?

Science has proven that many of the diseases caused by toxic substances can shorten, and reduce the quality of life. But is it actually possible to remove toxic substances before they cause you damage?

Toxic to Terrific! will show you how! The techniques in this book are time-tested and research-backed. There are many detox methods that you can easily incorporate into your daily routine that will go a long way to supporting your body to detox.


How do you know that the Detox methods in the book actually work?
All of the Detox methods in this book are backed by scientific studies, clinical trials, and the personal clinical experiences of Dr. Kennedy, using state-of-the-art testing procedures. You are certainly welcome to run before and after tests on yourself, (laboratories are listed in the book.)

Is the book complicated?
Toxic to Terrific is easy to read! It gives you small, simple, quick steps you can take that will have a HUGE impact on your health and the health of your family!

What if I have questions?
1) For general questions, you are welcome to contact us via the website Contact form, anytime.
2) Or, you can post questions for free in our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/pg/healwithnature1
3) And, if you purchase the 9 additional resources in the “Detox Toolkit, you can send the doctor up to 3 emails for free.
4) And, exclusive to those who have purchased the “Detox Toolkit”, for a limited time, Dr. Kennedy is offering one-on-one 20-minute online consults for a discount.
5) Or if you just want to talk, both Dr. Kennedy and Dina are also available for consults on our website: HealwithNature.com/get-help

Mitch in Dubrovnik

Mitch Kennedy ND, LEED-AP

Dr. Mitch Kennedy is a Naturopathic Doctor, a Connecticut licensed primary care provider, and co-author of the upcoming book, Toxic to Terrific: The step-by-step detox guide to safely remove dangerous toxins from your body and life.

He was the first Naturopathic Physician credentialed to practice medicine at the University of Connecticut Health Center, (UCHC,) the largest hospital in Connecticut. At UCHC he practiced in the Center for Women’s Health, the Reproductive Fertility Department, and the Cancer Treatment Center.

He has served as a clinical instructor at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the Sonoran University of Health Sciences (formerly known as Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine), and the University of Bridgeport School of Naturopathic Medicine.

Before becoming a doctor, Mitch received a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University, majoring in both Civil Engineering and Geology, and ran his own environmental consulting firm.

Dr. Kennedy is also a LEED-certified “Green Building” consultant, helping people to build and remodel homes, offices, and factories in a non-toxic, and energy-efficient way.

Mitch earned an international reputation as a leader in pollution prevention, showing industries around the world how reducing toxic chemical use saves money and the planet. His textbook on financial analysis of environmental projects, published by John Wily & Sons, is considered the authoritative text that proves doing the right thing for the earth is profitable for corporations.

He was among a select group of the first 1,000 people from across the United States trained by Al Gore to teach people about global warming and what we can all do to help.

Dina in Dubrovnik

Dina Pelletier, MPH, NCHES

Dina Pelletier, MPH, NCHES, is co-author of the upcoming book, Toxic to Terrific: The step-by-step detox guide to safely remove dangerous toxins from your body and life!

At Tulane University in New Orleans, Dina was the first person to get a combined Master’s degree in the two programs: International and Environmental Public Health.

While getting her Master’s degree, she administered a UNICEF child survival education project; wrote and won a Kellogg Foundation grant; published an international newsletter; and volunteered as an Aids Test Results Counselor and speaker with the NO/AIDS Task Force.

After graduating, Dina earned certification as a National Health Education Specialist. She then won a NATO Fellowship from the Committee on Challenges to Modern Society, for which she analyzed governmental policies for environmental planning in Kathmandu, Nepal, then presented her findings at an international NATO conference in Rome, Italy.

Back in Connecticut, while managing a Naturopathic medical practice, she became an accredited Organic Landcare Specialist, a certified Permaculture Designer, and a Nationally Certified Life Coach.

Dina received her Bachelor’s Degree in Community Health Education. She has conducted rural nutrition research in Kenya and designed and presented nutrition seminars in Guatemala. Her senior thesis research was on the successful Primary Health Care System in Jamaica and was reviewed and approved by the Pan American Health Organization’s head of the Latin America Region.

In college, she worked 2nd and 3rd shifts as an Emergency Medical Technician in Hartford, a Medical Assistant for three internal medical doctors, and managed a dermatology office.

Advance Praise for the Book:

Paul Mittman ND

Toxic to Terrific is terrific! Kennedy and Pelletier provide readers a practical guide for healthy living in a chemical-laden world. The writing is accessible and illustrated with patient case histories from Dr. Kennedy’s practice. With its well-referenced, evidence-based, and unbiased recommendations, Toxic to Terrific is equally valuable to practitioners and patients.”
Dr. Paul Mittman, ND, EdD, President & CEO, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences and published author.

Nasha Winters ND

“This is such a valuable, well-resourced book that will be a manual for all of our patients (and practitioners). Very easy and fun to read! (Love all the appendices.) Thank you guys for this important work!”
Dr. Nasha Winters, ND, FABNO Founder and CEO, DrNasha.com, Durango, Colorado. Dr. Nasha Winters is a global healthcare authority and best-selling author in integrative cancer care and research, consulting with physicians around the world.

Jose Mafoud ND

“This is a phenomenal and extensive work, masterfully compiled. This book is so comprehensive that it can serve as the clinical basis for a medical practice model. I must confess that I couldn’t help but be influenced by it (and I allowed it!); my practice will definitely be different after this book!”
Dr. José M. Mahfoud, MD, ND, MSc is the former Chief Medical Officer and Associate Dean of Clinical Education at the University of Bridgeport School of Naturopathic Medicine. He practices naturopathic medicine and acupuncture in Brookfield, Connecticut at the SOPHIA Natural Health Center, where he offers evidence-based, integrative approaches to patient care.

Stacey Raffety ND

“After completing post-graduate studies in Environmental Medicine, I practiced and ran a detox clinic for 20 years. Toxic to Terrific is the book I wish I could have suggested to all of my patients. There is a wealth of valuable information, with detailed steps to assist all who are interested in staying healthy. Toxic to Terrific is well researched, provides sound scientific evidence, yet is also understandable to the non-science person interested in this increasingly important topic.”
Dr. Stacey Raffety BSN, LAc, ND earned her bachelor of science in nursing, followed by a doctorate from National University of Natural Medicine and an acupuncture license from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine after which she ran a detox clinic for 20 years at the Tigard Holistic Health Clinic in Oregon.

Jonathan Goodman ND

Toxic to Terrific reflects the passion for health of its authors. It is an exhaustive guide to understanding the history, danger, and detection of toxins and an invaluable tool of empowerment for people who seek to live with a lower toxic burden. I have learned much in reading this book, and I recommend it without reservations to all who seek to better understand how their bodies work and how to feel better. I know this book will profoundly help many people.”
Dr. Jonathan Goodman ND is a naturopathic physician, author, and former adjunct professor at the University of Bridgeport’s College of Naturopathic Medicine. He was appointed by Governor M. Jodi Rell to serve on the Connecticut State Board of Naturopathic Examiners and serves as vice president of the CT Naturopathic Physicians Association.

Terry Walters

Toxic to Terrific is a comprehensive guide to the many toxins in our environment and how to safely and effectively detoxify. It is a riveting read, and an equally as useful guide that is organized to allow readers to quickly find the most applicable information and start on the path to good health. I will use and refer to it regularly. This is one book that can help so many!”
Terry Walters, Author of Clean Food: A Seasonal Guide to Eating Close to the Source.

Katherine Carvlin ND MS

“This comprehensive book on detoxification is a must-have resource for both clinicians and the public! In contemporary times it is critical to alert ourselves to environmental toxicants we are exposed to every day. This book empowers us with the tools we need to identify sources of exposure and change our lifestyle to limit our exposures. It provides the practical tools and resources to safely detoxify our bodies and support our long-term health. Equipped with the tools and techniques to thrive, this book does help you transform from Toxic to Terrific!”
Katherine Carvlin, ND, MS, Executive Director, National Association of Environmental Medicine.

Rob Streisfeld NMD

“It is truly amazing to learn how our bodies are designed to process and eliminate large amounts of toxins daily. Unfortunately, while in the past the toxic load was small, today our body’s systems are overwhelmed which can impact an individual’s health significantly. This often requires professional assistance, or at a minimum, a disciplined, well-researched effort by the individual. Now, there are tools that carefully and effectively help detoxify the body which can be found in the new book, Toxic to Terrific!”
Dr. Rob Streisfeld, NMD is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and a Certified Natural Food Chef. “Dr. Rob” is a passionate consumer advocate and educator with nearly 20 years in the natural health and natural products industry.

Tejal Jamidar DMD

Toxic to Terrific is an excellent book for the general public and health professionals alike. I appreciated all of the well-sourced information and the thought-provoking journey that this book ignites. I learned so much starting from the introduction!”
Tejal Jamidar, DMD, member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology.

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