You can try to avoid chemical toxins, but sometimes they find you; for example, the gulf oil crisis. Consider what effects an oil spill can have on someone’s health. With the sun and heat, crude oil emits Benzene as well as a plethora of other hydrocarbons. Exposure can cause nausea, dizziness, headaches, vomiting, and chest pains. When hydrocarbons sweep inland more people are at risk. For those with borderline sensitivities, chemicals can be the straw that breaks the camel’s back and fuel existing patterns of inflammation.
If we think we are safe because we don’t live near an area that is toxic, a new study showed arctic birds were laden with chemical toxins. Come on, arctic birds? Who lives in a more pristine area then an arctic bird? So it behooves all of us to be on constant vigil for foods and nutrients that can reduce chemical toxicity. Read More→