Effects of Environmental Toxins
Environmental toxins are chemicals found within your environment. Effects of environmental toxins account for the rise in a large amount of health issues seen in modern times. Toxins can be found in many places such has: air, soil, water, food. Toxins can build up in the body, causing major health issues. The most important thing is to research what toxins are are found in your local area. Different cities and states and countries all experience a variety of toxins. There is also, household toxins that are found in product we use everyday without knowing it. These items can include soaps, shampoos, foods, dyes, toothpaste, make-up and so much more.
Benefits to avoiding toxins
The benefits to avoiding environmental toxins include: Improved health, decrease illnesses, inproved immunity, increased energy, improved sleep, improve mental status, decrease birth defects, weight loss, improved skin conditions. The best thing you can do is research and educate yourself on what toxins could be hidden in your environment. Others benefits to avoiding toxins can be an overall feeling of energy and well being, knowing that you are not putting toxins in your body or that of your loved ones. also, be aware of the long term positive effect it will have of your health.
Ways to avoid toxins
- Increasing fiber intake helps to eliminate toxins
- Drink lots of water
- Detox your body on regular basis
- Use nontoxic cleaning products
- Ventilate home
- Wear protective clothes/ mask when scraping old lead paint
- Stop smoking
- Avoid toxic insect sprays
- Research whats in your personal care products
- Avoid foods that are processed, have artificial preservatives, colorants, flavorings
- Buy organic