5 Ways to Reduce Your Toxin Load

clean-foodThere is something about spring that often makes people want to detox. Perhaps it’s the desire to reboot or recharge after a long, sluggish winter. While doing a detox can feel like a fresh start, we don’t need a particular time of year to help our bodies clear toxins. In fact, it is very important that we are detoxifying on a regular basis, and that we are continually making dietary and lifestyle choices that reduce our toxin load.

Sadly, toxins are everywhere and they cause cumulative damage. Every source of exposure adds up and can harm every aspect of our health. Continue reading “5 Ways to Reduce Your Toxin Load”

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10 Toxins in Beauty Products to Avoid

beauty-products_aUnfortunately, conventional personal care products can be loaded with ugly ingredients – including cancer-causing chemicals – and they’re very likely lurking in your bathroom cabinet or cosmetics pouch right now. Examples of questionable toxins in beauty products are endocrine disruptors, carcinogens, allergens/irritants, and environmental pollutants.

In Dr. Joseph Pizzorno’s new book, The Toxin Solution, he notes that according to the Collaborative on Health and the Environment, the average woman uses about twelve health and beauty products per day, and men use about six. Continue reading “10 Toxins in Beauty Products to Avoid”

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Toxins in Our Fruits and Vegetables

cornfieldIn Dr. Pizzorno’s new book, The Toxin Solution, he outs the amount of toxins found in “healthy food.” Fruits and vegetables can be riddled with pesticides and other chemicals that we ingest, that further harm us. There are three reasons the majority of our food is now ladled with chemicals.

Synthetic Fertilizers: When industrial farming was introduced 70 years ago, farmers started to become dependent on synthetic fertilizers, which exhausted soil to maximize profits. Phosphates, a major ingredient in synthetic fertilizers, can release high levels of cadmium, a highly toxic metal, into the soil. Even worse, the fertilizers do not replace the trace minerals we need. Continue reading “Toxins in Our Fruits and Vegetables”

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The Toxin Solution – Addressing the Link Between Toxins and Disease

toxin-solutionIf you or someone you love is suffering from an autoimmune condition, type 2 diabetes, cancer, dementia, or any chronic health condition, then I have an essential resource to share with you. Dr. Joseph Pizzorno’s latest book, The Toxin Solution, is a groundbreaking book that uncovers how toxins are the drivers of countless health problems. He clearly explains the processes in which toxins cause disease and presents an 8- week, scientifically proven step-by-step program to rid your body of these toxins and regain your health.

The Toxin Solution is a powerful guide for transforming your health. It is endorsed by a long list of leading health experts, including Dr. Mark Hyman, Dr. David Perlmutter, Dr. Jeffery Bland, Dr. Daniel Amen, Dr. Michael Murray, and JJ Virgin. The Toxin Solution provides a roadmap for how to avoid toxins, strengthen and repair detoxification organs (gut, liver and kidneys), support the body’s normal process of excreting toxins, facilitate the release of toxins, and repair toxin-related damage. Continue reading “The Toxin Solution – Addressing the Link Between Toxins and Disease”

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