8 Steps To Help You Avoid Consuming Toxic Minerals
Author: Hazel Blackthorne
Today we live in a very toxic world. Toxic minerals and chemicals are everywhere from the air we breathe to the food we eat. These toxic minerals can over the long term make us sick. Therefore, it is important that we try and avoid them as much as possible to maintain our health and vitality.
The following 8 steps can help you avoid these toxic minerals and chemicals:
When you buy fresh produce such as vegetables and fruit make sure you wash them thoroughly. It is not enough to use water as many of the pesticides and insecticides used in industrial farming are water resistant. A great and common household substance is vinegar. Add a little vinegar to a bowl of water and wash the food. Then rinse again in fresh clear water.
If you eat a diet that contains a lot of fish then there are certain fish types that are contain more toxic minerals that others. Fish to avoid or reduce your consumption of include tuna, marlin and swordfish.
Resist cooking with pots and pans that are made out of the metals aluminium and copper. Also, try and avoid using aluminium foil when roasting or storing food.
Vitamin C is a great vitamin that helps to defend the body from the absorption of toxic chemicals and minerals. Eat plenty of organic fresh fruit and vegetables and vitamin C supplements.
Eat plenty of nuts and seeds as these are rich in healthy minerals.
Try and avoid going to places where there are busy roads with lots of exhaust fumes and industrial pollution. If you work in an office with lots of computers and printers open the window to let fresh air in.
If you drink a lot of alcoholic drinks then make the effort to cut down. Alcohol has the effect of increasing the absorption of toxic chemicals in the body. When drinking alcohol drink water with it. This will also help to reduce the effects of hangovers.
If your water pipes are made of copper or lead then do not use the hot water to either cook or drink with. When you cook your food always use clean filtered water. You can have a water filter connected to your tap or you can use clear filtered water from a bottle.
If you have any medical conditions or allergies always consult your doctor first before changing your diet.
About the Author
With over 2 years experience as a freelance writer, Hazel Blackthorne writes about subjects that interest her greatly. One of her passions is baby products. visit her new website that discusses cot bed mattresses and cot bed quilt products and accessories.