What You Don't Know Can Hurt You!

What You Don't Know Can Hurt You!

What You Don't Know Can Hurt You!

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Find out what chemicals are lurking in your favorite products, and how to clean up your home & body.

Just a little tired all the time, dealing with vague aches and pains...or really sick? Is your body working overtime to keep you healthy? Maryanne has three live radio shows each week, and on Maryanne Live she interviewed Deanna Duke, whose journey to health led her to write The Non-Toxic Avenger. We think her results are so important that we're sharing them here.

After coming to terms with the fact that her family's autism and cancer were most likely the result of environmental toxins, Deanna Duke undertook a mission to clean up her home and body. She committed to drastically reducing the levels of all known chemicals in both her home and work environments, using the help of body burden testing to see what effect, if any, she was able to have on the level of toxins in her body. Her results will surprise and empower you; you can make a difference easily!

What's the wrapper around your favorite candy made from, and why should we care? Most of us turn a blind eye to the startling array of chemicals lurking in everything from shampoo to the money in our wallets, choosing to believe that government agencies ensure the safety of the products we wear, use, ingest, and breathe in daily. Yet we frequently hear that a substance we've relied on for years turns out to have serious effects on our health, the environment, or both.

Here is Deanna's list of some of the most common toxic chemicals you might find around your home. Get out your magnifying glass and start reading labels!

ChemicalCheatSheet

And here are some cool websites:

thecrunchychicken.com, Deanna's website with her fun blogs

supernaturalmom.com, Beth Greer and her stellar Recommended Reading page supernaturalmom.com/resources/recommended-reading

www.ewg.org/skindeep, a huge and fabulous cosmetics database

earth911.com to find out what to do with all the chemical-filled bottles you've just thrown out of your cupboards!

This article was originally published at Maryanne Live . Reprinted with permission from the author.
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