Our Indoor Environments May Be 100 Times More Polluted Than Outdoors
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finds our indoor environments may be 2-5 times more toxic and 100 times more polluted than our outdoor environment!! Here are just a few of the reasons why: Dishwasher Detergent: petrochemicals, benzene, phosphates Oven Cleaner: lye and ammonia Surface Cleaners: petroleum surfactants Antibacterial Soap: Triclosan 600+ Personal Care Products: Diethanolamine(DEA), Propylene Glycol, and Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) In a study conducted i
Zero Calorie Means Fattening!?!
New research published in Sept issue of Nature magazine proves that artificial sweeteners induce glucose intolerance by altering gut microbiota. As I have said for years we humans have zero tolerance for these chemicals (Splenda, sucralose, aspartame, saccharine). When we consume them the bad bacteria in our gut have a party. These harmful organisms eat them, grow and reproduce on them, and then release chemicals that damage our gut wall and our immune system. These very
Eat a Rainbow for Eye Health
Good eyesight and healthy eyes are certainly affected by our diets. When my patients ask me what to eat for healthy eyes, I usually recommend the same healthy diet that is good for all of us. Plenty of veggies (local, seasonal, and organic is best), healthy fats, and quality animal protein. The things that age our eyes also age the rest of us. Macular degeneration, cataracts, and retinal health are influenced by a lack of certain nutrients- lutein, zeaxathin, carotenoids, vi