Protect Yourself From Seasonal Allergies


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Over 60 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergies are the fifth leading chronic disease, and autumn is the most difficult season of all for allergy sufferers…

Hay Fever Season: Just Around the Corner


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Hay fever is an allergic reaction. It is the response of your immune system to foreign material in the air you breathe. Hay fever generally refers to allergies from outdoor, airborne materials such as pollens and molds. Approximately 15-20% of the population of the United States has some degree of hay fever…

Choosing a Sunscreen


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The sun protection factor, known as SPF, only blocks UVB rays and not UVA rays, which are the most damaging rays. Everyone should wear SPF 30. It should be applied 30 minutes before sun exposure, and it should be reapplied approximately every 2 hours…

Limiting Sun Exposure


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Even on cloudy days, approximately 80% of the sun’s rays reach the earth. It is very important for us to know our options when it comes to sunscreen…

Assessment of Your Environmental Exposure


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Since we live in a dynamic environment and there is chemical exposure on a regular basis, it is up to us to make lifestyle choices that will help our bodies stay healthy and as chemical-free as possible.  Healthy food choices can help support every cell of the body to work at optimal levels…

Toxic Exposure: Sight Unseen


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The environmental toxins that are absorbed into our bodies are not processed and eliminated easily from the body. Many times, these toxins can be the underlying cause of repeated symptoms and the level of severity of health problems…

The Initiatives of Other Countries


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Since 1976, the EPA has issued regulations on 5 chemicals that were determined to present unreasonable risk. These 5 chemicals are out of 80,000 known chemicals! Our regulations are far behind other countries’…

Fish Oil for a Healthy Baby


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It is our responsibility to provide a healthy environment for our children, and this begins before birth. A pregnant woman is the first environment of her child…