The revelation that VW, the carmaker, has been cheating environmental standards is slowly working its way through official circles, clean air campaigning groups and the public. Labelled #Dieselgate by the media it promises to have enormous consequences for VW and for diesel cars generally. The deception was found and published by West Virginia University although it seems that authorities on both sides of the Atlantic were aware of the problem and had been for several months. The Problem In ASee More… Diesel Deception – Is Dieselgate The Door To a Cleaner Future?
The title of my first book on Detox is “Detox in 3 Steps” and so when I saw Sandy Halliday blog post on “Detox in 3 Days” my jaw dropped. We had spent some time at the same Nutrition Institute years ago and although we did not meet, we are on the same page with Detox. She was not being serious! You can’t detox in a long weekend! There is a lot of focus in the media on the “howSee More… Detox in 3 Days! You’re Kidding, Right?
There’s lots more to detox than smoothies and diets, although you wouldn’t know it from the avalanche of pseudo detox drivel on the Internet. Before detox can really begin you must get the body into Healing mode and that means getting good at relaxation. Here is a very nice Relaxation process with the excellent Sonia Choquette talking you through it. Get comfy this takes 12 minutes and is very soothing. And if you want to learn just how to relaxSee More… Stress is a Toxin Too!
When we see atmospheric pollution from smokestacks and vehicle exhausts and realise that the toxins in the smoke are pollutants that may harm us when we inhale them in the inescapable activity of breathing, we begin a process… It is a process of awareness which expands as we focus on different areas of the environment. And that includes home too. The toxic brew of cleaning chemicals comes as quite a shock. But when we look at medicines we may feelSee More… We Are Supposed to Ignore These Toxins!
Niacin is a form of vitamin B3 and in high enough doses gives the well known sensation called the “Niacin Flush”. This is a sensation of blushing and prickling over the face and body and in some people may last 30 minutes. The amount of Niacin needed to get the Niacin flush depends on the individual – I have taken 100 mg of Niacin daily for decades and never had one flush. One day I may take a few extraSee More… The Niacin Detox – Will it Flush Your Toxins Away?
It is Monday morning and I sit down to blog about Detox. Having just finished the writing of my Detox book I expected to write some more along those lines – food, the digestive system, detox and so on. An article in the latest issue of the “Townsend Letter For Doctors and Patients” got my attention though. The article written by Ingrid Kohlstadt MD,MPH calls attention to Asthma and to factors we tend to overlook and that are tied inSee More… Natural Asthma Remedies – The Detox Connection