Toxins

8 Anti-Aging Hacks for Youthful Skin

Let's face it; we all age. And while there's no way to deter the natural aging process that comes with time, there are definitely ways to slow it down and prevent the unmistakable signs of our chronological age. Although these tips are not difficult to implement, it will require a bit of work to institute…
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EMF Exposure in Your Home

Most of us are on our computer more since COVID and depend on modern technology to simplify our lives and connect with others. Think of electronic key fobs that unlock our car doors and Wi-Fi-enabled security cameras that keep us feeling safe.  Although convenient, our dependence on these devices comes with a price. And unfortunately,…
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Is Your Hair Dye Putting You at Risk?

Researchers have been suspicious about the adverse health impacts of hair dye for many years, and rightly so. Several studies have already revealed a strong link between the regular use of permanent hair color and an increased risk of certain cancers and rheumatoid arthritis in women. As the largest consumer of hair products, it only…
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The Dark Side of Peanut Butter

Most of us love spreading peanut, almond, or cashew butter on our favorite foods. The sad truth is that not all nut and seed butter is created equal, especially peanut butter. There’s a dark and dirty little secret you might want to know about America’s favorite sandwich spread. Let’s start with the basics. Peanuts are…
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Forget the Fluoride!

Think back to all the years you've regularly visited the dentist to ensure healthy teeth and gums. How many of those visits involved the use of fluoride to enhance your dental health? Probably almost all of them!  Unfortunately, fluoride has a dark side that many people don't know about and your dentist isn't telling you…
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5 Non-Toxic Products for Every Home

Most of us aspire to having a home free of toxic chemicals, but a quick trip to the health food store makes that dream come crashing down. Shelves full of ‘all natural’ products, which basically means nothing, leaves the best of us feeling defeated and willing to defer the decision to another day. But today’s…
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5 Benefits of Sweating

Very few people wake up in the morning, excited about getting their sweat on. Social conventions don’t look kindly on sweaty armpits or glistening skin. But there are a number of positive reasons to incorporate regular sweating into your health program. Detoxification Believe it or not, your body expels one liter of sweat every single…
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Do Trees Need Probiotics Too?

Most of us wouldn’t dispute the benefits of trees to human life—oxygen, fruits and nuts, paper, wood, and housing just to name a few. They even help us pull pollutants from soil, and researchers are exploring ways to eco-consciously benefit from trees’ ability to do this through their natural cycle, as well as increase the…
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Petroleum in My Food?

Petroleum powers many of our modern transportation means, from cars, to planes, to farmer’s tractors—the vehicles we use to move around our lawns, our cities, or the world. It even powers the large grocery store trucks we see on the highway, but it’s not just in their gas tanks—it’s packaged, sold, and neatly placed in…
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Detoxify Indoor Air With Houseplants

Indoor air quality is a top public health concern according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Toxic air often fills our homes and offices, thanks to ubiquitous vinyl flooring, carpeting, and wood finishes. Then there are air fresheners, paint, and upholstery. All the above contain toxic chemicals or are made from them entirely. Even common…
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