Our modern day environment contains thousands of chemicals many of which can be toxic to humans. The range of cleaning chemicals that are available on the supermarket shelves is enormous. These together with air fresheners, soaps, shampoos and conditioners as well as skin creams and chemicals in the water we drink expose us to an ever growing chemical cocktail. A Canadian television station recently took a closer look at this area and their report is quite revealing:

There are a number of videos on You Tube that outline the various chemicals to look out for in our home. Here’s one that you might find interesting from an American doctor who gives his Top 10:

Sophie Uliano, author of “Gorgeously Green” gives tips on how to read the ingredients labels of personal care products: