The answer may come as a surprise.
Spring is upon us, and the concept of “spring cleaning” our domiciles comes to mind… Chinese medicine associates spring with the liver and gallbladder; both work together as blood cleansers. It’s like they’ve worked to keep our other organs and blood relatively free of toxins all winter, now it’s time to clean them out so they can function to their fullest. Liver dysfunction leads to chronic poor health, disease and death.
The EWC, which stands for the Environmental Working Group, has just recently come out with its newest, most recently updated list of toxic foods. Each year the EWC publishes a list of produce ranked by the level of pesticides in them, with the lower numbers indicating higher levels of toxicity. They’ve nick-named the best and the worst of this list the “Dirty Dozen” and the “Clean Fifteen”.
Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic practice for clean teeth, healthy gums, and easy detoxification.
Are we getting the whole story?
The quality of our drinking water has been steadily declining. So far our government has turned a blind eye to the problem. They continue to dump chlorine into our drinking water, ignore corporate pollution, and fail to address the newest threat to the public health – prescription drugs seeping in to our water supplies.
The wires in your bra interrupt the lymphatic system that filters out waste toxins from your body. If the lymphatic system isn’t working correctly, the body can’t dispose of toxins properly.
What is a canola plant?
You probably can’t picture it because it doesn’t exist.
Canola oil actually comes from the rapeseed plant, which isn’t the most appealing name in the world. During WWII this oil was used for industrial purposes and the oil was so toxic that it was actually banned by the FDA for human consumption in 1956!
Your skin is your body’s largest organ; it plays an important role in protecting and detoxing us. Unfortunately, in trying to take care of it, you could be doing your skin a disservice.