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30 Ways to Detox Your Home & Body

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6.  Avoid chemical cleaning products in favor of natural cleaning ones.  Baking soda, vinegar, or orange oil can replace almost any chemical cleaner.

7.  Avoid chemical pesticides at home. Use baking soda with sugar or peppermint oil.

8.  Read labels on food products and avoid those with which you are unfamiliar.

9.  Avoid synthetic chemicals in personal care products and cosmetics.  Read labels and avoid those ingredients with which you’re unfamiliar.  No label?  Avoid the product.  Definitely avoid any containing: parabens, diethanolamine (DEA), or phthalates.

10.  Drink an ounce of wheatgrass juice daily to supplement your diet.  Wheatgrass juice is nutritionally equivalent to many vegetables.

11. Take chlorella or spirulina tablets daily to supplement your diet and help round out the nutrients you .

12.  Exercise for 45 minutes daily.  Brisk walking, rebounding, running, cycling, cross-country skiing are excellent choices.  Be sure to consult a physician prior to beginning.

13.  Eat at least three of the best detoxifying foods daily.  Some of the best detoxifiers include:  broccoli, garlic, spinach, cabbage, sprouts, blueberries, ginger, and turmeric.

14.  Exchange massages with a partner.  Massage improves circulation and helps move lymph (lymph picks up toxins throughout the body so it can be eliminated).

15.  Kick the habit.  If you smoke or are exposed to second-hand smoke, quit it.

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Michelle Schoffro Cook, MSc, RNCP, ROHP, DNM, PhD is an international best-selling and 17-time book author and board-certified doctor of natural medicine, whose works include: 60 Seconds to Slim, Weekend Wonder Detox, Healing Recipes, The Vitality Diet, Allergy-Proof, Arthritis-Proof, Total Body Detox, The Life Force Diet, The Ultimate pH Solution, The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan, and her new book The Probiotic Promise. Subscribe to her free e-magazine World's Healthiest News at to receive monthly health news, tips, recipes and more. Follow her on Twitter @mschoffrocook and Facebook.


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3:59PM PST on Jan 27, 2012

do ziploc bags have BPA too?

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2:55AM PDT on Oct 11, 2011

Thank you.

2:37PM PDT on Oct 10, 2011

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2:51AM PDT on Oct 4, 2011

really helpful... i found stuff i didn't know and will be changing some of my habbits.

6:32PM PDT on Oct 3, 2011

A lot of helpful info, but some of the things like a microwave is difficult to stay away of.

10:23AM PDT on Oct 2, 2011

I learn something new on different blogs every day. It is always refreshing to read posts of other bloggers and learn something from them. Thanks for sharing.

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8:12PM PDT on Sep 29, 2011

I loved this Michelle! Succinctly written and lots of great suggestions. This one's a keeper. I'm cranking up the printer right now.

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