2012 is here and we’re offering some dope ways to kick off your year on a healthy note!
1) Know What You’re Eating
When possible, opt for organic foods. They are grown and processed without using synthetic chemicals, sewage sludge, or radiation. Familiarize yourself with the so called “Dirty Dozen” list to find out which pieces of produce typically contain the highest amount of pesticide residue.
2) Choose Better Personal Care Products
There may be more VOCs in your personal care products. There is a good chance that other toxic chemicals are hiding under the term ‘fragrance.’
3) Free Yourself of Formaldehyde
Formaldehyde is linked to a number of health issues, including asthma and cancer. It’s often emitted over many years from certain pressed wood furniture pieces, carpet adhesives, and paint. It is also found in hair straightening treatments, kids’ dishware made of melamine resin, air fresheners, wrinkle-free bedding, dry cleaned clothes, and nail polishes. It’s important to seek out formaldehyde-free products and to ask your beautician about the products your using
More tips to come!