Let's Talk about Toxins

Updated: Apr 15

Toxins are very evident in our lives. They can cause significant health issues like memory loss, brain fog, hair loss, inflammation, rashes, cancer and birth defects which are simply a few of the many.

Have you ever wondered why there seems to be an increase in autism, behavior and cognitive disorders as well as a higher incidence of cancer?

Scientific research is connecting some of these disorders and diseases to ingested, topical and inhaled toxins.

Toxins are defined in Webster’s Dictionary as “a poisonous substance that is a specific product of the metabolic activities of a living organism and is usually very unstable, notably toxic when introduced into the tissues and typically capable of inducing antibody formation.” Examples of toxins include fungi, hazardous chemicals (some of which we don’t realize are in everything we use) algae, noxious gases, and bacteria.

Our exposure to some we can control and others we can’t. For example, we can’t control what toxins may be in the air we breathe. We can, however, control what we put in and on our bodies. Scientists are now realizing the chemicals found in a wide variety of household items are more toxic than previously thought. Since health and wellness are not simply about diet and exercise, but also about limiting exposure to toxic things, we need to be better about reading labels. The first five ingredients in any product, make up a large percentage of that item. Many cosmetics have the following ingredients: CLICK HERE