Your Food, Healthier: 3 Easy Ways to Avoid Consuming Chemicals

Environmental toxins are associated with infertility, autoimmunity, cancer, PCOS, endometriosis and more. Avoiding these chemicals is one of the essential steps to getting to adequate health. Here are 3 tips that will allow you to avoid these health-harming chemicals daily.

1. Wash your produce thoroughly. In general it is best to buy organic, especially the dirty dozen, but if it is not in the budget, then was your fruits and veggies with a 50/50 mix of vinegar and water. This has been shown to wash the pesticides off.

2. Store your leftover food in glass. Plastics containers often contain chemicals that can leach into your food and interfere with your hormones among many other bad effects in the body! Store your leftovers in glass or ceramic containers instead, if this isn’t possible, then be sure to avoid heating or microwaving any food in plastic, the heat encourages the transfer of plastic particles to your food

3.  Stay away from Teflon and other non-stick pans, they release toxic chemicals into the air, including agents used as chemical warfare. Swap the no-stick option out for alternatives including glass, stainless steel, or cast iron.


Posted on December 4, 2014 .