Tag: detox strategy

Reduce Toxins in Your Environment

Reduce Toxins in Your Environment

Five Essential Steps to Reduce Toxins in Your Environment: Step One of the RENEW detox program is to reduce toxins in your environment. This requires you to audit your environment to identify potential sources of silent toxins you may be exposing yourself to. Follow these simple steps: 1. Install air filters or make sure your HVAC filters in your home…

Choosing The Right Detox Program for You

Choosing The Right Detox Program for You

Detoxification (detox), also know as cleansing, may conjure up images of people in sweat lodges dripping toxins from their bodies. Or maybe you think of people fasting for days to cleanse the impurities from their bodies. I want you to know, neither of these images are correct (or particularly user friendly!).   From a scientific perspective, detoxification refers to the body’s natural…

Is Your Body in Need of Spring Cleaning?

Is Your Body in Need of Spring Cleaning?

There are few rites of Spring more satisfying than the annual spring clean. For most people, spring cleaning means putting away coats and warm clothes, raking the yard and dusting the house. But spring is also the perfect time for body cleansing and renewal. Perhaps you have been dealing with chronic illness, low energy, or have noticed accelerated aging. Maybe you have…

Phthalate Exposure Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

If you know me, you know that I’m all about reducing toxin exposure and supporting the body’s detoxification processes. My book The Detox Strategy is a great resource for just that. I am concerned about the harmful effects toxins have on our bodies. With 80,000 chemicals in use today and over 1,000 new chemicals introduced each year—with minimal testing—we are…

Seven-year-old Girls Becoming Women

Girls are hitting puberty at an increasingly younger age. A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics found that about 15 percent of girls studied had already begun breast development by age seven. The median age for breast development has dropped from age 10.9 years in 1991 to 9.9 years in 2006. What makes young girls mature? Hormones. Yet, hormone…

Chemical-filled or Natural Products? Make a Healthy Swap!

‘Renew You’ Challenge – It seems like every time I read the news there’s a story about dangerous toxins in common household products. And no, I’m not talking about the every-now-and-then products like paint or bug spray, but products you use every day that you probably don’t even suspect—like your shampoo, dish soap, or even lipstick! So many harmful toxins…

Hip Hip Hooray- Get rid of BPA!

As of May 12th the first US state has banned the use of the chemical BPA in baby bottles. The state of Minnesota has ruled it illegal for manufacturers of baby bottles and sippy cups containing the toxic chemical BPA to sell them to retailers in the state. Similar bans are under consideration in California, New York and Connecticut. A…