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Toxins - A Full Scale 21st Century Crisis? Yes!!

Aug 17, 2007
I want to thank you for taking the time to look this important information over. I'm here to inform and guide you. Take the time to really read over everything. It's time well spent.

Toxins! What are they anyway?

Toxins are chemicals and poisons placed in products and toiletries we use everyday. Chemicals like formaldehyde and dioxins are used to clean and sanitize our homes. They are disbursed in the air we breathe and absorbed into our skin. These chemicals and poisons weaken our immune system, which slows our bodies' ability to fight off germs. It takes longer for your body to fight off a cold.

Toxins are everywhere.
We have become a world of "chemical soup" so to speak and we are inadvertently letting it happen. The reason why?
- It's convenient.
- We are creatures of habit.
- We accept and trust what is on the shelves of our local stores.
- We are under the assumption that the government is protecting us against these dangerous products, when in fact - they are not.
- We don't look for an alternative until either we are lucky enough to become informed prior to trouble or... maybe not so lucky, when it has already affected you or a family member through a worrisome disease process.

In the past 20 years, the construction of "tight" energy-efficient buildings has led to a sharp reduction in the amount of fresh air in our homes, schools and workplaces. In these same two decades, our buildings have been filling up with fumes from paints, stains, furniture, household cleaning products, and other materials, and the results are startling.

According to research conducted by the EPA, the air inside the average home is typically 2-5 times more polluted than the air just outside its walls. One five-year study found that the levels of certain chemicals in many homes were 70 times higher than they were outdoors.

The following is a summary of information from Kay Hizer, Director of
"Healthy Choices", a non-profit organization comprised of doctors, nurses,
environmental scientists and educators committed to teaching the public
about the hazards of chemicals in our homes and how we can avoid or
minimize the risks.

50% of all illness is due to poor indoor air quality
(Source: 1989 State of Massachusetts Study)

The top cancer causing products in the average home include the following:
Johnson and Johnson Baby powder with Talc
Crest Tartar Control Toothpaste
V05 Hair Conditioner
Clairol Nice N Easy Hair Color
AJAX Cleanser
Lysol Disinfectant
(Source: The National Cancer Prevention Coalition)

Liquid Dish Soap is the leading cause of poisonings in the home for children
under the age of 6 (over 2.1 million accidental poisonings per year) (contains
formaldehyde and ammonia in most brands)

Of the chemicals found in personal care products:
884 are toxic
146 cause tumors
218 cause reproductive complications
314 cause biological mutation
376 cause skin and eye irritations
(Source: United States House of Representatives report, 1989)

Over the last 20-30 years, as more toxic chemicals have been introduced in
greater amounts, the level of toxins stored in adipose tissues (fat cells) of our
bodies has risen. Bio-accumulation studies have shown that some toxins
store in our bodies for life. Greater and greater amounts are being stored at
younger ages.

Diseases that used to occur later in life are now appearing at younger ages.
Diseases that used to be rare are more frequent. For Example: There has
been a 28% increase in childhood cancer since the addition of pesticides
into household products. (Source: National Cancer Institute)

In one decade, there has been a 42% increase in asthma (29% for men; 82%
for women-the higher rate for women is believed to be due to women's longer
exposure times to household chemicals) (Source: Center for Disease Control)

Due to the increase in toxic buildup in our bodies, including the toxic buildup of
formaldehyde, dead bodies are not decomposing as fast as they used to.
(Source: National Institutes of Health)

There is an increased risk for leukemia in children where parents have used
pesticides in the home or garden before the child's birth.
(Source: Journal of the National Cancer Institute)

Over 150 chemicals found in the average home have been linked to allergies,
birth defects, cancer and psychological abnormalities.
(Source): Consumer Product Safety Commission

I can show you how to clean your home and keep the air of you personal environment at optimal healthy levels, without spending a ton of money on air purifiers and other expensive items.
About the Author
I'm a wife and mother of two girls ages 6 and 8. I've been fortunate enough to find a home based business that has helped our health and wealth. Free ebook at angietoxicinfo@aweber.com or go to my website for more information www.wahw.infinitepossibilitiesteam.com
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