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5 Simple Steps to Reduce Environmental Toxin Load

Environmental toxins are all around us, from the food we eat, to the water we drink, to the clothes we wear, to the products we put on our skin. Toxins have been found in beauty products, household cleaners, carpets, furniture, mattresses, house dust. Environmental toxins not only threaten our health but are likely to impact the health of future generations as well.

Some chemicals to look into:












Here are 5 simple steps you can take to avoid undue toxins as well as make proper choices that can minimize your exposure to toxins.

1. Open your windows frequently to ventilate (Indoor air pollution is significantly higher than outdoor air pollution)

2. Avoid air fresheners

3. Dust at least once a week

4. Make your own cleaning products

5. Avoid personal fragrance, cologne, perfume, body creams, etc. with the word fragrance on the label. These contain phthalates, which are hormone disruptors.

If you are interested in learning more about what is in your products and the rating of how safe or toxic it is, check out The Environmental Working Group (EWG) and for food, check out the Dirty Dozen List.


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