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.
Ayurveda is an ancient healing modality that utilizes lifestyle changes, diet suggestions, and detoxification in order to prevent cancerous cells from having an ideal ‘host’ environment in which to grow.
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.
Newborns typically carry a of burden of nearly 300 neurotoxic and carcinogenic compounds. Brain disorders among the very young and elderly are skyrocketing. To protect your own health, and the health of your family, you must become more vigilant about the chemicals you come into contact with on a daily basis, and this certainly includes the foods you eat.
BPA-free plastics contain other chemicals that are just as bad, or worse. Effects on brain and organ development in children warrant new EPA action.
Our hibernating time is coming to a close and some of us are ready to burst forth with stored energy and fresh ideas from the winter. March is the perfect month for clearing out both internal and external clutter. Call it pre-spring cleaning. Gloomy March gives us a few weeks to tackle some things that have been crying for attention in our inner and outer worlds. Mind/body/spirit AND your clothes closet and relationships!