Tag: household toxins

How Mold Sickness Destroys Your Health (And How to Protect Yourself)

How Mold Sickness Destroys Your Health (And How to Protect Yourself)

| Nov 11, 2017

We’ve written in the past about the manmade toxins that litter our homes: toxic furniture, bedding, clothing, cleaning products, and more. Environmental air pollution gets a lot of attention, but according to the EPA, the air inside our homes is two to five times more polluted on average—and in some cases up to 100 times […]

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Wash Before Wearing (New Clothes May Be Filled With Toxic Contaminants)

Wash Before Wearing (New Clothes May Be Filled With Toxic Contaminants)

| Mar 3, 2016

If you’ve read some of our past articles, you know that daily life in our world can be a gauntlet of toxin sources—and that some of them are sneakier than others. By now, you’ve probably educated yourself about the dangers of conventional produce, meat, dairy products, and processed foods. You probably know about water contaminants, […]

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Is Your Home Killing You

Is Your Home Killing You

| Aug 28, 2015

  Last week we went to look at some homes for sale in our neighborhood.  We walked into one home where I immediately felt I could not breathe.  The air was full of odors from “perfumed” air fresheners and odor eliminators.  After 5 minutes in this house I had to leave… I developed a severe […]

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7 Common Chemicals That Are Messing With Your Hormones and Health

7 Common Chemicals That Are Messing With Your Hormones and Health

| Jul 9, 2015

The amount of highly toxic chemicals with which our society is saturated is almost inconceivable. It’s hard to understand why we would actively choose to pump our environment full of health-destroying poisons. And ignorance can no longer be blamed—the writing is on the wall. But, since this is the kind of world in which we […]

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9 Sneaky Toxin Sources You Should Avoid Like the Plague

9 Sneaky Toxin Sources You Should Avoid Like the Plague

| Jun 30, 2015

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to live in a world free of manmade toxins? A world in which clean water, pure air, and optimal health is more important than profit margins and short-term schemes? A world in which everyone holds themselves to the same high standard of accountability? A world in which you can trust that […]

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8 Green Cleaning Supplies You Can Make at Home (Say Goodbye to Toxic Products Forever)

8 Green Cleaning Supplies You Can Make at Home (Say Goodbye to Toxic Products Forever)

| Jun 30, 2015

We live in a toxic world. These days, the game of health is won by gaining an awareness of the toxin sources against which you need to protect yourself. Some toxin sources are sneakier than others, though. “Green” cleaning supplies are a prime example. The market is full of “natural,” “non-toxic,” and “eco-friendly” cleaning products […]

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Stop Slathering Toxic Plastics on Your Body

Stop Slathering Toxic Plastics on Your Body

| Jun 15, 2015

We’re getting smarter about the way that we use plastic…but we still have a long way to go. There’s nothing like those images of the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” to put things into perspective. There’s actually two gigantic islands of plastic—one closer to the United States, and one closer to Europe—as well as a proliferation […]

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