Toxins get into our bodies through more than just food. We are exposed to them through our carpets, lawn chemicals—even our
clothing. Each day this week, we will post a new, easy tip to help you detox your kitchen and your diet.
Here’s today’s tip:
Tip 7: Clean Out Your Cleaning Products
Take 5 minutes to look under your kitchen sink and read the labels on your cleaning products. Toss ones that contain
synthetic fragrances, which contain phthalates. Phthalates act as endocrine disruptors, interfering with the body’s hormone
systems and potentially leading to reproductive abnormalities, problems with fertility and increased risk for diabetes.
(Find out 5
things in your kitchen that could make you sick
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