XENOESTROGENS AND PHYTOESTROGENS: PART 2

September 21, 2017 Admin 1

Welcome to part two of exploring xenoestrogens. This article is all about how to eliminate xenoestrogens from your environment and how to detoxify your body from them. If you missed the first article explaining what xenoestrogens are and where they come from, you can find it here. Before we explain […]

XENOESTROGENS AND PHYTOESTROGENS: PART 1

September 18, 2017 Admin 1

The other day, while grabbing a few items from my local health food store, I over heard a woman say, “Do I want more Xenoestrogens in my diet or Phytoestrogens…What is the difference?” Thankfully she did have a health representative helping her understand them. There is a big difference between […]

CHEMICALS PRODUCING XENOESTROGENS

September 18, 2017 Admin 1

 Xenoestrogen-producing chemicals to avoid on labels: Alkylphenol Atrazine (weedkiller) 4-Methylbenzylidene camphor (4-MBC) (sunscreen lotions) Butylated hydroxyanisole / BHA (food preservative) Bisphenol A (BPA-monomer for polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resin; antioxidant in plasticizers) Chlorine and chlorine by-products Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (one of the breakdown products of DDT) Dieldrin (insecticide) DDT (insecticide) Endosulfan (insecticide) Erythrosine […]

WHAT IS CAUSING YOUR GREY HAIR?

August 30, 2017 Admin 0

Many people believe that grey hair is the sign of wisdom and age, although that may be true to some extent, your diet, lack of important vitamins and minerals and  your ability to absorb nutrients is more likely the cause. Here is some helpful information to help you understand what […]

DO SALT LAMPS ACTUALLY WORK?

August 8, 2017 Admin 0

These days you can walk into almost any department store to see  Himalayan Salt Lamps in the home decor section. They used to only be carried in natural health stores, but now they can be found just about anywhere. So is this just a new coffee table trend? Or do […]

WHAT IS IN SUNSCREEN

July 22, 2017 Admin 0

The topic of sunscreen has been around for a while. We’ve been told why too much sun exposure can be harmful to our skin, but what about the ingredients used in sunscreen that is supposed to be “protecting” our skin. Many informative articles have specifically been targeting brands rather than […]

WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT TIN FOIL

July 18, 2017 Admin 0

This summer you might want to think twice about grabbing the tin foil out of the cupboard for a BBQ or a baked potato, and cooking banana boat s’mores in it over a campfire may have more havoc on you than the amount of sugar consumed from that tasty treat. […]

THE DANGERS OF CANOLA OIL

July 14, 2017 Admin 0

With all the hype around coconut oil, I thought it was time to shed some light on a cooking oil that is far more dangerous than any of the cooking oils out there, Canola Oil. Here is a rundown on what many people don’t know about Canola oil and some […]

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A Must Watch!

July 4, 2017 Admin 0

An eye opening documentary that debunks a lot of the information we have been told when it comes to specific types of food and common associated diseases. Learn about the ethical, social and economic issues around the production of food and what is the “cure all” diet for just about […]

Reflexology is an easy way to help yourself at home!

Reflexology: Benefits and How-To

August 8, 2016 purposelywell 0

Reflexology is a cousin to acupuncture and acupressure in that it relies on specific pressures on parts of one’s body in order to manage a symptom. This wonderful article, courtesy of Top 10 Home Remedies has more on the topic: Reflexology is an alternative medicine technique based on the belief […]

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