Environmental Related Articles

When it comes to the most essential things for our survival, air and water are at top of the list. Without air you cannot survive for more than 3 minutes and without water, we couldn’t live for more than 3 days to 5 days (depending on the research). Our environment has a lot to do with what affects our body. In the opinion of the experts that specialize in environmental factors, the most important element for our bodies is the ingestion of clean and filtered water. But, what is the actual definition of “clean water”? Clean water is water suitable for drinking and that is free of pathogens, but clean water isn’t what we really need. We need “safe water”. No one realizes how many times a day we are ingesting unsafe water, as well as showering in water that is loaded with chlorine, pharmaceuticals, fluoride, VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds) and many other toxic substances. Everything that we drink such as; coffee, tea, soda, juice and all other soft drinks are all made with water. It is almost impossible to avoid all these toxins, but we can take proper precautions.

Antiperspirant Safety: Should You Sweat It?

Most antiperspirant worries center on the active ingredient — an aluminum-based compound that temporarily plugs the sweat ducts and prevents you from perspiring.

Typically, antiperspirants are coupled with a deodorant, which contains the pleasant scent that stops you from stinking. They may also contain a number of

By |2016-12-14T16:24:38+00:00October 11th, 2015|All Articles, Environmental Topics|

Environmental PFOA, PTFE and PFOS

PFOA, PTFE, PFOS Can Lead to Thyroid, Heart, Liver and Immune System Disorders
By: Gloria Gilbère, DAHom, PhD

There are three chemicals which have finally caught the attention of medical researchers and public health officials— Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA, aka C8), polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and perfluorooctane sulfonate

By |2016-12-14T22:58:10+00:00October 11th, 2015|All Articles, Environmental Topics, Physical Topics|

Clay Based Products

There is abundant scientific research that gives clear evidence regarding the nutritional and detoxifying properties of Clay. Special types of clay have been used throughout history to heal ailments of the skin and internal body including rashes, red skin, stomach illness, and food poisoning. 

Living Clay

By |2016-12-14T16:16:41+00:00October 11th, 2015|All Articles, Environmental Topics|

Air Pollution Health Effects

Air pollution is a mixture of natural and man-made substances in the air we breathe.  It is typically separated into two categories: outdoor air pollution and indoor air pollution.

Outdoor air pollution involves exposures that take place outside of the built environment.  Indoor air pollution

By |2021-12-12T16:27:39+00:00October 11th, 2015|All Articles, Environmental Topics|