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Home should be an oasis, a safe and peaceful space that promotes well-being and health. However, if you’re constantly cleaning up the house with harsh chemicals, hosing it down with antibacterial soaps and steeping yourself in off-gassing bedding and décor, home may not be such a safe place after all.
The fact is, most of us live in homes we’ve unintentionally loaded with carcinogens, but the good news is that we can take a few simple steps to make our lives and homes as cancer-proof as possible.
Here’s how to show hundreds of carcinogens the door – simply and easily:
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1. Make Your Own Cleaning Products
Commercial household cleaning products are a significant source of toxins, polluting your indoor air and poisoning your body, as they’re absorbed through the skin while you scrub. To cut exposure, make your own inexpensive, non-toxic cleaning products, using lemon juice, baking soda, tea tree oil and vinegar. Find recipes here.
2. Stay Away From Toxic Toothpaste
Most toothpastes and mouthwashes are loaded with fluoride, triclosan, artificial flavors and colors – all of which are lousy for your body. Switch to natural versions from the health food store or better yet, make your own. Here’s a great, simple recipe: combine 8 oz water (preferably filtered or spring, without fluoride) with heaping teaspoon of baking soda plus 4 -6 drops of organic peppermint oil. And here are some more tips to maximize oral health.
3. Clear the Air
But not with canned, synthetic sprays, some of which contain chemicals that are linked to increased breast cancer risk. Instead, freshen the air the old-fashioned way with houseplants, dishes with lemon juice and vinegar, and bowls of natural potpourri made with flowers and herbs.
4. Don’t Buy Body Care Products Containing Parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate or Oxybenzone
They’re just a few of the toxins lurking in common body care products with the power to throw hormones out of whack and trigger health problems. Not convinced? Then consider the EPA’s acknowledgement that just a fraction of the 80,000+ chemicals in regular use have gone through complete testing for human toxicity – so I say, why risk being a human guinea pig? For more tips, check out my blog on 10 tips to healthier skincare.
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