Each and every day we are surrounded by uncountable chemicals, frequencies, additives, ingredients and fragrances which are found in everyday items such as processed foods, drinks, household and cleaning products, make-up and beauty products, perfumes, clothing, and interior design products just to name a few.
A class of chemicals commonly found in household cleaning products and other consumer goods, and that some scientists caution against their use are “Endocrine Disruptors”. Such chemicals interfere with, and disrupt, your body hormonal system which can affect the immune system and immune response, trigger allergies and respiratory problems, increase certain cancers, metabolic issues, diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular problems, growth, neurological and learning disabilities, alter the reproductively function in males and females, and more. Of course it is arguable that it all depends on the frequency of exposure and dosage; however, across our life-span we will receive these at excessive disproportionate levels when not paying attention.
Adopting a Low-Tox Lifestyle is easy when you increase your awareness and make conscious informed decisions about the food you eat, the beauty and self-care products you put on yourself, the cleaning products you use, clothes you wear, fabrics you sit on or sleep in, the exposure you allow to particular pollutants, and the list goes on and on. Your awareness becomes your empowerment as you place yourself in a better position to make informed choices which can have long-lasting benefits to your personal and family health, and that of the natural environment.
A good place to start is by removing all synthetic fragrances from your home, including scented candles, reed diffusers, air fresheners and fabric softeners. You can replace these easily with products like dōTERRA [Click here] or other organic high quality products of your choosing. It is important though that you really read the labels, product description and ingredients lists! Such a minor change alone can have an instant significant beneficial resulted when you are someone who is prone to suffering regularly from migraines and headaches.
Having a balanced and healthy nutrition intake, both physically and emotional, is also critically important to how we function and manage on a daily bases. Food, as well as emotions, are digested or processed by the body, and when well-nourished and replenished will improve our overall work-performance, fitness, sleeping-pattern and wellbeing. You do not need the “perfect” diet, more importantly is that you have a diet that supports your health.
If you would like some extra support on this from me just follow my Facebook Group and Instagram Page where I post free information, tips and tricks regularly.
We will be updating and sharing more content here soon.