A key factor in any ongoing detoxification program is reducing exposure to as many toxins as possible. Looking at products used in the home is a great place to start. Two areas that are fairly easy to tackle are the laundry room and cleaning products. It is now widely known that common household products contain chemicals that can disrupt endocrine function and increase risk of some cancers and other chronic conditions. In fact, some of the ingredients used in common household products are known or suspected carcinogens.
There are more than 20 million synthetic chemicals on our planet, and that number increases by more than 1 million EVERY YEAR. Sadly, the vast majority of these chemicals have not been tested for their safety, and they have most certainly not been tested in combination with each other. That is a scary fact because many times harmless chemicals become carcinogenic (cancer-causing) when they are combined together.
Mention the word “enema” and the person you are speaking with will either get it or they won’t. For the growing number of individuals who are in the know about the health benefits of enemas, however (and you may be one of them), the procedure has become an integral part of their regular health routine. Experts and those who practice it regularly both agree that for vibrant health, increased energy, the elimination of toxins and a multitude of other reasons, enemas are vital for overall health maintenance.
What are lectins? ‘Sticky’ proteins found in plants that protect plants from predation but can damage human tissue Why are they problematic? They can damage the gut lining and cause ‘leaky gut’ We have evolved to deal with some high lectin foods better than others Grasses, grain, and bean lectins we are less evolved to deal with
The average American is exposed to more than 100 chemicals from the cosmetics and other personal care products they use each morning. Unfortunately, labels such as “natural,” “botanical” or “made with organic ingredients” don’t necessarily mean the products are safe because these terms have no legal definition.
The elaborate juice alchemies available in craft juice shops and on grocery store shelves today make some big promises, from detoxification to jumpstarting the immune system to making your skin glow. But does drinking activated charcoal kale lemonade really live up to the hype?
Bone broth and collagen supplements are often recommended for healing purposes. While much nutritional benefit may be obtained through bone broth and collagen, there are increasing concerns regarding the toxicity of GMO feeds, the use of glyphosate-containing pesticides on crops, and the inadvertent ingestion of glyphosate through consuming bone broth and collagen supplements or foods.