Monday, September 22, 2008

Create A Safe and Healthy Home

Create A Safe And Healthy Home
KNOW YOUR A.B.C's. by Dr. Joyce M. Woods
Begin by thinking of your home as a toxic waste dump. The average home today contains 62 toxic chemicals - more than a chemistry lab at the turn of the century. More than 72,000 synthetic chemicals have been produced since WW II. Less than 2% of synthetic chemicals have been tested for toxicity, mutagenic and carcinogenic effects, or birth defects. The majority of chemicals have never been tested for long-term effects.
a. An EPA survey concluded that indoor air was 3 to 70 times more polluted than outdoor air.
b. Another EPA study stated that the toxic chemicals in household cleaners are 3 times more likely to cause cancer than outdoor air.
c. CMHC reports that houses today are so energy efficient that "out-gassing" of chemicals has no where to go, so it builds up inside the home.
d. We spend 90% of our time indoors, and 65% of that time at home. Moms, infants and the elderly spend 90% of their time in the home.
e. National Cancer Association released results of a 15-year study concluding that women who work in the home are at a 54% higher risk of developing cancer than women who work outside the home.
f. Cancer rates have almost doubled since 1960.
g. Cancer is the Number ONE cause of death for children.
h. There has been a 26% increase in breast cancer since 1982. Breast cancer is the Number ONE killer of women between the ages of 35 and 54. Primary suspects are laundry detergents, household cleaners and pesticides.
i. There has been a call from the U.S./ Canadian Commission to ban bleach in North America. Bleach is being linked to the rising rates of breast cancer in women, reproductive problems in men and learning and behavioral problems in children.
j. Chemicals get into our body through inhalation, ingestion and absorption. We breathe 10 to 20 thousand liters of air per day.
k. There are more than 3 million poisonings every year. Household cleaners are the Number ONE cause of poisoning of children.
l. Since 1980, asthma has increased by 600%. The Canadian Lung Association and the Asthma Society of Canada identify common household cleaners and cosmetics as triggers.
m. ADD/ADHD are epidemic in schools today. Behavioral problems have long been linked to exposure to toxic chemicals and molds.
n. Chemical and environmental sensitivities are known to cause all types of headaches.
o. Labeling laws do not protect the consumer - they protect big business. The New York Poison Control Center reports that 85% of product warning labels were either inadequate or incorrect for identifying a poison, and for first aid instructions.
p. Formaldehyde, phenol, benzene, toluene, xylene are found in common household cleaners, cosmetics, beverages, fabrics and cigarette smoke. These chemicals are cancer causing and toxic to the immune system.
q. Chemicals are attracted to, and stored in fatty tissue. The brain is a prime target for these destructive organics because of its high fat content and very rich blood supply.
r. The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health has found more than 2500 chemicals in cosmetics that are toxic, cause tumors, reproductive complications, biological mutations and skin and eye irritations.
s. Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, circulatory disorders, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease, irritable bowel syndrome, depression, and hormonal problems are diseases commonly related to chemical exposure.
t. Pesticides only have to include active ingredients on the labels, even though the inert (inactive) ingredients may account for 99%, many of which are toxic and poisons.
Here are just a few additions sites with facts about toxins in our homes and environment • - transcript to Bill Moyer’s Show - Now — May 10, 2002 • • • • Cancer Prevention Coalition
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Sunday, September 7, 2008

BIG News to the Vitamin World!!

Staying healthy in general we know is about keeping our immune system strong – and unfortunately the foods we eat today are sorely lacking in nutritional value – I think we are all aware that the vitamin wars are over – even the AMA stated in 2002 that everyone must take a daily supplement to ensure proper nutrition – but which one?
There are so many to choose from…. Plus it can get frustrating for folks taking a vitamin – many times they really don't feel any difference, right? Well that's because it's not what it says on the bottle that matters but instead what is actually being absorbed for your body to use – and more than that – if we are taking in adequate antioxidants to fight free radical damage – because science tells us that free radicals are the source of most disease and illness.
Well, I don't know if you caught the big announcement on the news – but on August 21st Melaleuca announced to the public their breakthrough scientific discovery called Oligo-Fructose-Complex , that binds the minerals - which is really what our body needs – to organic compounds to mirror the way minerals are found in fruits and vegetables which solves the problem with traditional multivitamins.
What this does is 2-fold. First, it keeps the minerals soluble in the intestine – which is where absorption takes place – in fact our supplements are 9xs more soluble than popular vitamins like One a Day and Centrum. But the biggest part of our announcement is the discovery that traditional vitamin/mineral supplements actually CREATE free radicals in the intestine – wiping out nearly all the antioxidants - all the 'good guys' - leaving our bodies virtually unprotected from free radical damage.
This is a very significant discovery in the wellness industry – Our Oligo-Fructose- Complex is patent-pending and is the first and only supplement that actually guards the minerals from producing free radicals which preserves the 'good guys' so they can be used and absorbed into your body – and it's exclusive to M.
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