Skin is the largest, chief organ we have that helps to detoxify our cells so that we can stay healthy, full of energy, and disease-free. Here are a few important ways to support the detoxifying organ of the skin:
After all the trouble you go through to avoid chemically sprayed foods and toxins in tap and bottled water, now you hear that what you’re wearing may actually be helping to make you sick. But could this really be true? Are clothes toxic?
In recent years, many of us have heard about the many signs and signals that point to a global water crisis inching near. The world doesn’t have to be ending for the water supply to become unusable and undrinkable – just ask the victims of any major natural disaster. Fortunately, you have several options for emergency water in the case of a personal, national, or global crisis.
In addition to obesity and other factors, did you know that chemicals in cans or bottles are responsible for girls maturing earlier than ever? What’s more, these same chemicals may cause an increased risk of developing cancer and diabetes. The chemical classes in question are phthalates, phytoestrogens and phenols – which includes the well-known chemical bisphenol-A.
A German Study that found that compact fluorescent lights emit cancer-causing chemicals such as phenol, naphthalene, and styrene when switched on. Inspired by these findings, researchers at Stony Brook University in New York have released a study on the effects that UV radiation from CFL bulbs can have on human skin cells.
According to a study conducted with elderly adults from Swedish, pesticides and other pollutants found in the blood may actually cause bodily changes that lead to diabetes. Researchers are careful, however, to note that this is not necessarily a causal relationship.
Just how far would you go to fit the profile of a “beauty”? Countless women put their health on the line in pursuit of what the glossy magazines tells us is pretty. If you are using chemical salon treatments, you could be doing far more than changing your appearance; you could be damaging your health.