Fluoridation, the process of adding fluoride to public water supplies in an effort to prevent cavities, has courted controversy since its introduction in the US during the 1940s. Now, the prestigious medical journal The Lancet has published a report that supports what opponents of fluoridehave long been arguing. In essence, the journal article pointed to the fact that fluoride is a developmental neurotoxin.
The alkaline diet seems a bit too good to be true. Proponents of this diet suggest that replacing acid-forming foods with alkaline foods can improve health.
A new clinical trial is showing that the tiny sprouts of broccoli can help neutralize air pollution and its toxic contaminants in the body.
Try this overall mind and body detox that will also aid in weight loss: niacin (vitamin B3) plus food grade activated charcoal.
The chemical structure of triclosan is similar to thyroid hormones and PCBs, allowing it to attach to thyroid hormone receptors. Research has shown that triclosan can alter hormone regulation and may interfere with fetal development.
Allergies happen primarily due to an over-active immune system, a clogged lymph system, and a congested liver that can’t rid the body of toxins. Eliminating exposure to environmental toxins, detoxing our liver and lymph systems, and lowering stress can all help put an end to allergies for good.
Fresh broccoli sprouts are far more potent than whole broccoli, containing anywhere from 10-100 times the amount of glucoraphanin—a chemoprotective compound.
If your lymph becomes sluggish, then your fat cells may swell—and one of the consequences is cellulite. Reducing cellulite is approached with diet and exercise that get at the hormonal and metabolic processes that control fat storage.
Headspace Description: Reducing cellulite is approached with diet and exercise that get at the hormonal and metabolic processes that control fat storage.
The benefits of oil pulling reach far beyond just a clean mouth, however. Ayurveda teaches that our mouth is not separate from the rest of our body and is in fact, a good indicator of heath in other areas. So, it made perfect sense to me that oil pulling would be beneficial to my general health.
The kidneys have the heavy responsibility of removing waste and toxins from the bloodstream. These vital organs work with other organs to regulate blood pressure, increase red blood cell production, and synthesize vitamin D. A healthy diet, exercise, and staying hydrated are essential for supporting your kidneys. For a little extra help, consider the following kidney cleansing herbs.