Detoxing Can Be Dangerous – What You Need to Know

Detoxing Citrus

Detoxing has become incredibly popular in recent years. And for good reason. A properly-executed detox can be life-altering. But so can an un-properly-executed detox. And not in a good way. Let me explain. I used to be kind of a detox fanatic. I come from a family with a history of some pretty terrible conditions.…

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How to Reduce Your Exposure to Environmental Pollutants

Exposure to environmental pollutants

When thinking about exposure to environmental pollutants, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. We see headlines about toxic waterways, terrible air quality, and increased leniency for polluters and think, “This is out of my hands. There’s nothing I can do.”   The truth is you actually have a lot of control over your exposure…

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How to Identify Nontoxic Cleaners

nontoxic cleaners

It can feel impossible to know what’s toxic and what’s not anymore The very idea of needing to find nontoxic cleaners seems ridiculous. Aren’t cleaners meant to clean? Toxins don’t seem very clean to me!   We are constantly inundated with toxins. The average baby is born with 287 different chemicals in their bodies. Products…

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What Are Phthalates

phthalates

Phthalate-free? You might be noticing the words “phthalate-free” popping up on personal care products, and wondering what are phthalates and how the heck to pronounce it. (It’s tha-lates, by the way).   I’m glad you’re asking, because what you do with the information can make a world of difference in your health. Really.   What’s…

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