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Podcast Episode 80: The Effects of Environmental Toxins on Your Health and Hormones + How to Reduce Your Toxic Exposure - Holistic Wellness

Podcast Episode 80: The Effects of Environmental Toxins on Your Health and Hormones + How to Reduce Your Toxic Exposure

How do environmental toxins impact your health and hormones? What can you do to avoid them? Environmental toxins expert, educator, and certified holistic health coach Lara Adler talks about the unaddressed link between chemicals and chronic health problems.

You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode80.

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Topics Discussed in this Episode:

  • Water quality and water contamination
  • How we can filter our water effectively
  • Endocrine disruptors and their impact on our hormones
  • The different products you need to be conscious of
  • Where to start when it comes to minimizing your toxic exposure
  • Why matcha tea is good for you

 

Key Takeaways:

  • In the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency regulates approximately 91 chemicals in the drinking water. However, there are 300+ chemicals in the drinking water that are not regulated.
  • There are 77 million Americans who are drinking water that violated the Safe Water Drinking Act because of excessive levels of regulated chemicals. So just because it’s regulated, it doesn’t mean that they are within safe ranges.
  • Everybody’s water is different. There is no one perfect solution, product, or brand of water filter that we can say everybody should buy.
  • Fifty percent of the chlorine that we absorb in our body comes from the shower.
  • Endocrine disruptors are chemicals or substances that block or mimic the communication of natural hormones in the body. They masquerade as real hormones.

 

Action Steps:

  • Know what’s happening with your water before running out to the store to buy a filter. First, check out your water quality report.
  • Be mindful of plastic that comes in contact with your food.
  • Ditch the home fragrances.
  • Consider getting an air filter.

 

Lara said:

“What I think is really hard for people to grasp is that hormonal imbalance [is] a slow burn. Cancer is a process. Our hormones changing… these are things that happen over time.”

“I don’t want to be plastic phobic but I do want to be mindful of plastic as it comes in contact with my food.”

 

Thanks for listening!

 

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Where you can find Lara Adler:

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Lara’s Instagram (@environmentaltoxinsnerd)

 

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Samantha Gladish is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Weight Loss Coach & Hormone Fixer-Upper. She is the founder of HolisticWellness.ca; a website dedicated to helping women lose weight and balance their hormones with delicious food. Samantha coaches and supports women from around the world on natural beauty care, holistic health and nutrition. Her philosophy is that through changing the way we eat, think, move and care for our bodies, we can heal ourselves and live a life of more power and possibility. Her passion for business is an extension of her work as a Health Coach. Samantha speaks internationally on all things health, wellness and entrepreneurship and in her spare time, you can find her baking up delicious health-ified treats in her kitchen.

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