Improve Your Health By Detoxing Your Home

Sadly no one can avoid exposure to toxic chemicals altogether, but it is possible to reduce them significantly. Choose natural beauty and cleaning products whenever possible. Many fragranced household products, such as air fresheners, dish soap, even toilet paper contain toxic chemicals that can be harmful to your health.

Check ingredients on your personal care products to be sure your avoiding Parabens. Many body / faces washes, lotions, hair products and cosmetics contain Parabens. Parabens can mimic the hormone estrogen which  can lead to or contribute to (if not cause) health problem such as estrogen dominance, various endocrine disorders like hypothyroid and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), infertility, obesity and the development of breast cancer.

There are many natural ways to abandon toxic cleaning chemicals and safely clean your home. If you do use a toxic cleaning product be sure to always wear gloves. Your skin has no safeguards against toxins. Absorbed chemicals go straight to organs.

Additional Resources:

Green Cleaning
http://www.amazon.com/Green-Cleaning-Christine-Halvorson/dp/1412716829

8 Hidden Toxins: What’s Lurking in Your Cleaning Products?
http://experiencelife.com/article/8-hidden-toxins-whats-lurking-in-your-cleaning-products/

Ten Synthetic Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid
http://www.organicconsumers.org/bodycare/toxic_cosmetics.cfm

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