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Medela Centers: Health Reboot

Prevent Pollution

October 4, 2017

We are not separate from our environment, and we swim in a soup of toxic chemicals, many of which have not been tested for human safety. The UN has created an committee, UN Environment, to outline the many ways in which the world can move to a healthier, more sustainable way of living for a pollution free planet. They released a a report today that  …   Read More »

Personal Care Product Resource

December 21, 2016

Many conventional personal care products and cosmetics contain harmful chemicals that have been linked to cancer and hormonal imbalances. You can check to see how safe your cosmetics are here. They even have an app you can download called “Skin Deep” by EWG.org. Here are a few recommendations for personal care products that are safe and  …   Read More »

Air Filters for Your Home

December 15, 2016

Indoor air pollution can be a bigger problem than outdoor, because of the increased use of chemicals, and possible presence of mold spores and pet dander. If you live in the city, air purification is especially important. We have recommended detoxifying your home as well as your body, and an air filter system is an integral part of the overall Medela  …   Read More »

Mast’o Khiar – Persian Cucumber and Walnut Soup

December 14, 2016

Ingredients: 1 Persian cucumber cut diced small 1/2 cup full cream coconut milk 1/2 cup iced water salt and pepper to taste few mint leaves few dill leaves few chives 1/2 cup chopped walnuts saffron dried rose petals almonds ( optional ) juice from half a lemon Instructions: Blend together all the herbs ( mint, dill, chives ) along with the water,  …   Read More »

Recommended Water Filters

December 8, 2016

We would like to initially say that ANY water filter is better than nothing. City water is full of dangerous chemicals, including pesticides, pharmaceutical drugs, hormones and VOCs. The first decision you need to make is whether you want to filter all the water in your house, or just what you are drinking. We recommend filtering all the water in your  …   Read More »

Just Say “No” to Plastic

December 2, 2016

As you now know, bottled water in plastic is not the best for you. First, you aren’t sure of the source and the quality of the filtration, and second, if the plastic gets hot during shipping, it leaches dangerous chemicals in the water for you and your family to drink. Drinking enough water is absolutely vital to optimal health, and we recommend  …   Read More »

Why Organics?

October 18, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oB6fUqmyKC8 Organic food is higher in nutrient content and lower in harmful chemicals like pesticides and herbicides that have been proven to cause health problems. So why is there such a campaign to make it look like a bad choice? Why do they say it isn’t worth the money? Read more here about the politics behind  …   Read More »

Why Should I Detox?

October 17, 2016

In a study done by Environmental Working Group in 2012, it was found that newborn babies had over 200 different chemicals in them including: Mercury – harms brain development and function Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons – linked to cancer Polybrominated dibenzodioxins and furans – toxic to endocrine system Perfluorinated chemicals – linked to cancer,  …   Read More »

Toxic Dryer Sheet Alternative

October 12, 2016

Many dryer sheets contain cancer causing chemicals like parabens that fragrance your clothes. An alternative to the toxic chemicals that will reduce static and perfume your clothes naturally are Wool Dryer Balls with a drop of essential oil applied to them every few loads. The wool absorbs the static charge, and separates the clothes to decrease drying  …   Read More »

Get Rid of Your Toxic Cleaners.

October 12, 2016

If you are bothered by smells like perfumes, tires, gasoline or floor cleaner, you have reached a level of toxicity where you must start to detoxify to remove the chemicals, or you may experience problems with your health from toxicity. Many chemicals in cleaning products are known to cause cancer and many others contain chemicals that have not been  …   Read More »

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