Detox Your Life
Although this might not seem related to diet, what we take in our bodies
comes from the air we breath, the lotions we put in our hair and on our skin,
and the foods and liquids we consume. We are immersed in a sea of antigens,
chemicals and toxins that put a relentless strain on our immune systems. In
fact, you have over five hundred unwanted chemicals that have been absorbed
through the food that you eat and the environment. If the food you eat is going
to help your body to heal, give it a head start by cleaning up your immediate
|Don't smoke. 90%
of people that get lung cancer, smoke. In most cases, lung cancer can
not be cured. In the 4000 chemicals in cigarette tobacco, there are 43 known
systems: for your home and office, and keep the filters clean.
systems: the best seem to be the reverse osmosis type. Avoid all chlorinated
or fluoridated water. Some recommend adding two drops of bleach to the
intake of your water filter every month or so, though, half an ounce of
hydrogen peroxide (30%) might be better.
|Throw out all
your skin lotions, soaps, and hair sprays. Find a health care professional
to advise on what you can use that is not toxic.
|Throw out all
your cleaning supplies. Shop for non-toxic cleaning supplies.
hot showers. In 1990 the EPA placed hot showers on their list of cancer
sources. Not only do the carcinogens in your water supply get into your skin
during a hot shower, you breath in the carcinogenic steam. Thus, a
filtration system added to your shower is also recommended.
Hydrogen Peroxide (30%): have some on hand in your refrigerator. It is
strong and should be treated as a dangerous substance (a splash in your eyes
can cause blindness). Mix up a three percent solution, the instructions are
on the bottle. Put some in a spray bottle. Use it to clean up any meat
drippings. Wash your veggies in it, or spray and rinse.
"No Shoes In This House" policy. Shoes drag in toxins from
outdoors. The Japanese know this.
|If you have an
attached garage, when you come home, keep the garage door open, exit through
the garage door and enter the house through the front door. You would not
believe the levels of carbon dioxide found in homes with attached garages.|
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