Pollutants and toxic chemicals in our modern environment—for example pesticides, heavy metals, herbicides, fumigants and other everyday products — have been linked to an array of health issues — even when exposure is at so-called ‘harmless’ levels…

Video courtesy of ABC News

Toxic Chemicals in Everyday Products

What You Can Do

To minimise exposure to toxic chemicals in everyday products, please consider the following…

  • Consider each of the exposure areas outlined in the graphic above
  • Consider how well-educated or informed you are about each area
  • Go organic where possible
  • Eat a diet high in antioxidants, Essential Fatty Acids (helps the body to excrete toxins), high quality vitamins and minerals
  • Investigate safe cookware, clothing, furniture and linen.
    The Environmental Working Group website has a feast of information.
  • Consider your personal-care products
    Please refer to my earlier post: Chemicals To Avoid in Self-Care and Home-Care Products

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