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11 Things You Should Never Flush Down The Toilet

The toilet is a part of our daily lives, and thank goodness: the winter gets very cold where I live in Colorado and I'm not too keen on the idea of heading outside to do my business in an outhouse in …

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How to ID & Avoid Harmful Toxins At Home (Infographic)

Who knew there could be so many toxic chemicals in our homes? Identifying toxins can be hard. If only products containing toxic chemicals in our homes were clearly marked as hazardous, toxic or dea…

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How Phthalates Affect Your Sex Life (& How to Avoid Them)

"Not tonight, honey, I've had too many toxins!" Iím betting that when you consider the factors affecting your interest in sex you probably donít consider toxic exposures. But new research presented…

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10 Worst Hidden Toxins in Vitamins and Supplements

Iím absolutely shocked at how many people donít investigate to find out whether there are toxins in the products they swallow. When something is sold as an herb, vitamin, superfood, or supplement, the…

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3 Ways to Detox the Air Inside Your Home (and Why It’s Necessary)

At this point, itís an injustice to continue calling the earthís climate change and environmental pollution ďbreaking news.Ē These have been monumental issues for decades. That said, hereís some…

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Does Dry Brushing Really Flush Toxins and Fight Cellulite?

Centuries ago, the people of Japan and Greece are said to have brushed their bodies with corncobs and loofahs to get silken smooth skin. And for decades now, spa therapists and beauty experts have bee…

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7 Common Kitchen Toxins and How to Avoid Them

If you're a regular reader here, chances are you do your best to avoid harmful chemicals and stock your kitchen with healthy, whole foods. Still, even with the best intentions we sometimes let commo…

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The Ugly Truth About Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte

Before you grab that ever-so-tempting Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte on your way to work, you might be alarmed to know what's in itÖand, well, what's not. Since it is packed with artificial ingredie…

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Are Pesticides Lowering Our Intelligence?

I've been studying the effects of toxic industrial chemicals and heavy metals for 25 years and with greater intensity for my upcoming brain health book, 60 Seconds to Boost Your Brain Health (Rodale, …

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Pregnant Women Should Avoid Tuna Entirely, Says Consumer Reports

Probably not so great even if you're not pregnant... Mercury in the upper layers of the ocean has†more than tripled since industrial revolution, mostly thanks to the burning of fossil fuels like co…

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