By far, the chemical exposure that most of us get is from things that we purposefully bring into our homes.
We don’t buy cleaning supplies with the idea that we want to expose ourselves and our families to chemicals that will cause harm or disease, but we’re doing just that.
Sometimes we buy those things because it’s what we’ve been taught to do. Sometimes we buy those things because it’s what we’ve been told to. Sometimes we just don’t know how easy it is to change all of that.
The Easy Switch and Ditch
Now you will always hear me say that nutritional changes have to be the foundation to healing the body (you can begin to learn more about a ketogenic diet here). But, it is also true that the overall health of the body is not solely dependent on food choices.
Chemical exposure is a source of exogenous damage to mitochondrial DNA and will cause disease.
Diseases being linked to mitochondrial damage include cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and other dementias, insulin resistance, autoimmune disorders, and the list goes on.
The question is, “What are my cleaning alternatives?!”
Simple and Cost Effective Solutions
There are really only a few things that you need to clean all the dirty surfaces in your house.
These things are all eco-friendly and non-toxic.
That switch is NOT difficult! Download the list below and let’s get ready to decrease our risk!
To learn how to use vinegar as a cleaning and disinfecting solution, you can read this post on My Many Uses of Vinegar which gives more specific how-to use, and more importantly how-to change vinegar’s smell!
DIY Alternatives to Toxic Chemicals
Not everyone is into DIY cleaning supplies. That’s ok.
If you would like to know what I use when I’m not using vinegar and baking soda, you can read about Young Living’s Alternatives to Chemical Supplies.
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