With a new season upon us, it is time to start thinking about Spring Cleaning on all levels, Body, Mind, Emotions, Spirit, Relationships
Protection from Toxins
Support these companies which choose to use ingredients that are not genetically modified (non GMO)
an herbal medicine and chemotherapy work together for the benefit of cancer patients? Several studies show that the extract of Milk Thistle seeds (Silybum marianum), particulary the phytochemicals silibinin and silymarin not only protect delicate kidney cells and tubules from damage, but also protects cels from nerve damage and the development of chemotherapy induced nerve damage and pain. Components of Milk Thistle have also been shown to enhance the effects of some chemotherapy agents.
We are exposed to BPA plastics everyday. BPA has been linked to a wide variety of ills, including infertility, breast and reproductive system cancer, obesity, diabetes, early puberty, behavioral changes in children and resistance to chemotherapy treatments.
This is our last chance to keep GMO salmon off our grocery store shelves, and stop the dangerous trend of introducing GM animals into our food supply. Tell the FDA: Don’t approve GMO Salmon
Bar Codes on fruits and vegetables reveal whether your food is organic, GMO (genetically modified) or contains pesticides. Learn How To Read Them.
When non-stick cookware first came onto the market, we celebrated that at last we had a way cook with less fat and oil. Healthier right? Well, yes and no. Yes, it is healthier to cook with…
Inflammation promotes cancer. Nature has provided us with potent plant chemicals that can turn off pro-inflammatory Nuclear Factor Kappa b. That means your food can turn off cancer promoting genes. What you eat and drink has a direct impact on modulating inflammation at the genetic level. It is like turning off your water main. There is not going to be any water coming out of any faucet because the source has been cut off. By turning off NFkB, we turn off one of the main genes, one of the most powerful sources of a cascade of inflammation promotes cancer and cancer related symptoms that impact quality of life. Put a stop to that right now. Add these five foods to your diet now.
The blackened areas on charred and grilled flesh foods (meat, poultry, fish) are a source of carcinogenic chemicals. These chemical directly damage DNA, our genetic material, initiate mutations that can lead to the development of cancer. Think before you eat! The longer meat is cooked, the more dangerous it becomes.
We are exposed to a myriad number of cancer causing toxic chemicals everyday. Why aren’t most of these chemicals listed on the labels? What Your Shampoo Isn’t Telling You and Why It Matters. A must read article from Mother Jones Magazine.