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August 17, 2016by admin

To avoid toxin exposure and to decrease your present body burden use the following checklist to choose safer alternatives for a less toxic lifestyle.    IN THE KITCHEN Avoid non-stick cookware.  Use cast-iron, stainless steel, or glass whenever possible. Use glass food storage containers. Never microwave food in plastic containers and avoid putting hot food […]

June 29, 2016by admin

Because we are exposed to more toxins in the home then outside, we can be proactive by using natural cleaning alternatives to keep our homes safe and fresh. Remember that kids are more vulnerable to harsh cleaners and strong synthetic scents can really impact their neurological development. MOLD & MILDEW PREVENTION FORMULA Use this formula […]

March 6, 2016by admin

MOLD CHECKLIST Has there been water damage in your house? Immediately call a professional and have your home checked for mold. Then have the mold re-mediated by professionals. Is there anywhere in your home that smells musty of moldy? If yes, same as above: act immediately. Can you see mold somewhere in your home? If […]

May 11, 2015by admin

Personal care products and cosmetics contain chemicals that are harmful to our health. Of the 82,000 ingredients used in personal care products, 1 in 8 are industrial chemicals, including carcinogens, pesticides, reproductive toxins, endocrine disruptors, plasticizers, degreasers, and surfactants. Check the ingredient list of all personal care products and avoid those listed below. Even “organic” […]

May 10, 2014by admin

We were honored to have Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie, authors of Slow Death by Rubber Duck and the their new book, Toxin, Toxout on at our Cleanse kick off event on Wednesday, April 30th at the Caboto Club. There are over 80,000 synthetic chemicals in commerce today, including hormone-disrupting phthalates and parabens, cancer-causing pesticides, […]

April 23, 2014by admin

It has been found that we are exposed to more toxins in the home then through air pollution. Here are some DIY cleaning alternatives to reduce your chemical exposure while keeping your house clean and fresh. Mildew Prevention Use this formula on shower stalls and curtains, the track between sliding glass doors, and other moist […]

February 9, 2014by admin

As a Naturopathic doctor, patients routinely request information on a “cleanse” or “detox” without a complete understanding of what these words or concepts mean. Often patients assume that by taking a pill they will somehow purge themselves of “toxins”, and in the process lose weight. My concern with the misuse of these terms is that […]

February 9, 2014by admin

Now smart shopping can be a lot easier. The Skin Deep App helps you choose the safest products by scanning the bar code with your smartphone. Smart shopping!!

January 20, 2014by admin

There are currently over 80,000 chemicals used in North America. These chemicals and toxins accumulate in your body as a result of the food you eat, what you drink, the air you breathe, the products you use on our skin and in your home and garden. Your environmental toxic load is affected by your exposure […]

October 29, 2013by admin        The ultimate beauty and personal care database. A comprehensive searchable database of almost every product you can think of, with complete ingredient lists and information about all ingredients.         The environmental working group, a watchdog organization behind the Skindeep database, has a great site with frequently updated information about ongoing studies, research […]

September 11, 2013by admin

  Phthalates are found in perfume and are harmful to the thyroid by decreasing T4, are difficult for the liver and kidneys to detoxify, they can cause stress to the reproductive system, causing harm to the developing fetus, and last but not leaves they mimic the hormone estrogen and causes earlier puberty and breast development […]

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