Diet and Toxins

Wellness Chiropractic: Stay Hydrated

Try drinking more water, more often and keep your system hydrated to maintain a healthy spine, helping your body to function more optimally.

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5 Toxic shampoo ingredients to avoid

5 Toxic shampoo ingredients to avoid

5 Toxic shampoo ingredients to avoid Finding a good shampoo that works for your hair type well can be difficult, but finding one that works well and doesn’t expose you and your family to known and documented toxins may be even more difficult. More and more research is indicating that many of the most common […]

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Good Plastic – Bad Plastic

Good Plastic – Bad Plastic

Good Plastic – Bad Plastic There is certainly good plastic and bad plastic. Plastic is widely used for food containers, water bottles, baby bottles, plastic wraps, etc. it is convenient to use but is associated with health risks and environmental harms. Its association with health risks is because most plastics contain chemicals that are known […]

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Parabens – Toxic skincare

Parabens – Toxic skincare

What are parabens? Parabens are cosmetic preservatives used to lengthen the shelf life of products. They can be found in shampoo, conditioner, facial cleanser, fake tan, toothpaste and deodorant. Parabens can be absorbed through the skin, blood and digestive system. Parabens are oestrogen mimickers. They can dock onto a cell receptor reserved for oestrogen and […]

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Aspartame

Aspartame

How many of these would you have once considered a healthy alternative? Diet Sodas, Yogurts, Chewing Gum, Cooking Sauces, Crisps, Tabletop Sweeteners, Drink Powders, Flavoured Water, Sugar-free/No Added Sugarproducts, Cereals, Instant Teas and Coffees, Frozen desserts, Juice drinks, Multivitamins, Milk drinks, Pharmaceuticals and Supplements (including over the counter medicines) all contain aspartame. Used as a […]

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Fluoride

Fluoride

Where can we find Fluoride? Toothpastes Cigarettes Tap Water Packaged and processed foods Baby formula Food Cooked in Telfon cookware Canned soups Mechanically deboned chicken(i.e. chicken nuggets) Fizzy/soft drinks Fluoridated salt What is Fluoride? Fluoride is a by-product of certain manufacturing practices. It is produced by steel, aluminium, and fertilizer factories. Some coal burning power […]

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