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Simply put, this term describes the amount of toxins in your body that you are unable to get rid of. What is left is called “toxic burden” or “toxic overload”. Too many toxins in your body at once will overload your system, and can lead to increased inflammation and oxidative stress if you don't reduce your exposure.
Inflammation (swelling), which is part of the body’s natural healing system, helps fight injury and infection. But it doesn’t just happen in response to injury and illness. An inflammatory response can also occur when the immune system goes into action without an injury or infection to fight.
Optimizing your immune system has perhaps never felt as critical as it does going into 2021. When it comes to bolstering the immune system, a lot of people just want a quick fix or magic pill, but unfortunately, there is no such thing.
Endocrine disruptors like BPA and phthalates lurk in everything from cleaning products to fragrances. Our bodies are run by a network of hormones and glands (the endocrine system) that regulate everything we do.
We have put together a resource directory of household items, products and articles with DIY tips to help you transform your home into a healthy, toxin-free haven for you and your family.
Air fresheners are amongst the most toxic products found in our homes.
As well as only temporarily masking the odours (and not actually addressing the source of the problem), air fresheners are also potentially extremely harmful to human and pet health.
We spend a lot of time in and around our homes, so it is important to consider how your indoor environment could be affecting the health of you and your family.
One in three New Zealanders will suffer from an allergy at some time in their lives.
Traditionally, chamomile has been used for centuries as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, mild astringent and healing medicine.
From calming nerves and inducing sleep to soothing tummies and irritated skin,
How often do you think about cleaning the walls and ceilings in your home? Possibly never?!
Yet cleaning them can make a huge improvement to your home’s air quality as porous drywall attracts a significant amount of pollutants such as
A really simple way to increase air purification naturally is to add certain plants around your house that just love to suck up, filter and neutralise a range of nasties, including pollutants such as formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene and carbon monoxide.
If it was equally as good or better than the product you are currently using
If it was a high performance non toxic, natural solution.
If it listed all of its ingredients, providing complete transparency.
If it was ½ the price of a traditional cleaning product.
We would assume that the cleaning sprays, creams and powders that we have just used are safe, however many popular household cleaning products are dangerously toxic. Learn about the 8 scariest substances you might be keeping under your kitchen sink and how to replace them with safer more natural options that work equally as well.
Cleaning can sometimes feel overwhelming, tedious and unsatisfying. But it doesn’t have to be!
Following a logical, efficient process and doing that consistently, can make the daunting task of cleaning your entire home from top to bottom on a regular basis a satisfying (and dare we say a rather enjoyable!) experience.
Are harmful chemicals in your homecare and personal products harming your health and wellbeing?
With a little bit of effort and a few simple changes to your living habits, you can minimize uninvited ‘pests’ in your home, without taking to toxic and potentially very harmful chemicals, which could be endangering your health.
It's the classic message that we have had placed in front of us for at least the last 10 yrs. Unfortunately the Recycle portion of the message gets served up to us a lot more than the equally important or we think more important, other two.