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Links for Avoiding Toxins

Toxins are everywhere around us, sometimes in the most surprising places. While you shouldn’t have to live life in a bubble, it’s a good idea to watch labels and do some research. I recommend focusing on the products you use most frequently and those that regularly come in contact with your body. Here’s a few links to several lists and databases to help make your research a little easier.

Household Cleaning Productswww.ewg.org/guides/cleaners

Cosmetics and Body Care Productswww.ewg.org/skindeep. Click on SUN on the menu for sunscreen and self-tanning products.

Pesticide Residues in Foodwww.ewg.org/food news – Check out “Dirty Dozen Plus” and the “Clean Fifteen” lists! Also try www.cornucopia.org!

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)www.ewg.org/issue/genetically-engineered-food and www.nongmoproject.org. The highest risk crops are: canola, corn, papaya, soy, sugar beets, zucchini and summer squash. For these produce, look for “Non-GMO Project”, “100% Organic”, “Certified Organic” and “USDA Organic” labeling.

Electro-Magnetic Frequencies and Electro-Magnetic Radiation (EMF/EMR)www.ewg.org/key-issues/consumer-products/cell-phones

DISCLAIMER

The sole purpose of this article is to provide information about the tradition of Ayurveda. This information is not intended for use in the diagnosis, treatment, cure or prevention of any disease. If you have an acute or chronic health concern, please consult a trained health professional who can fully assess your needs and address them effectively. If you are seeking the advice of a trained ayurvedic expert, call or email Karen Callahan at info@positivelyayurvedic.

3 Ways to Detox Ayurveda-Style

3 Ways to Detox Ayurveda-Style

Cleaning the body on a regular basis is a fundamental principle of Ayurveda. While the body is quite capable of cleaning itself with our support, it doesn’t hurt to give it a little help from time to time, particularly when the odds are stacked against it. Detoxing your body THE RIGHT WAY on a regular basis can, in fact, mean the difference between perfect health and struggling with aches and pains, digestive disorders, hormonal imbalances and even autoimmune conditions such as lupus, arthritis and even cancer. Continue Reading