Welcome to Christy's Non Toxic Lifestyle. We’re all so busy managing: families, careers, households, relationships and even technology. At some point, something has to give — and eventually it will — unless we all “slow down” and start giving more attention to our health and the one body we’ve been given. Empower yourself! You can live a non toxic lifestyle!
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It’s officially autumn and with this season I always think of pumpkins! We carve them, decorate with them and best of all, we eat pumpkin in many delicious ways! Loaded with vitamins and minerals, pumpkin is low in calories, so indulge! Click here for more!
Brain Boosting Foods for Kids!
Most of us are around young, developing children in some capacity so I’m really excited to share this book that I recently picked up. It’s written by an award winning nutritionist and provides wonderful, easy recipes and fascinating facts about providing children the right foods and diet for optimal learning, brain boosting and healthy habits. Click here for more!
Just Say No… to Toxic Yoga Mats
Are you a yoga enthusiast? According to a 2014 article in The Huffington Post, more than 20 million Americans practice yoga. For many practitioners, a yoga mat is their first purchase. Last spring I learned that many yoga mats, including the one I had purchased, are made from toxic chemicals that can pose a significant health risk. Click here for more!
Prevention, Healing and Tips!
As we all know, this is Breast Cancer Awareness month. The onslaught of information to help and comfort, while well intentioned, can also bring feelings of fear, helplessness, memories of lost loved ones, and other emotions. We all know someone who has been diagnosed, is currently undergoing treatment and those who have bravely fought and lost their respective battles. Let us keep each of these special souls close to our hearts during this month of Breast Cancer Awareness. Click here for more!
The Perfect Storm Theory of Breast Cancer and Iodine Deficiency
Okay, so how many conversations do you hear about this topic? Believe me when I say it’s important! In Lynne Farrow’s book The Iodine Crisis I recently read that thyroid and breast disease “skyrocketed between 1970 and 2000.” Why would that be, I thought? I continued reading. Apparently iodine was looked at as a “universal medicine” going back thousands of years, and used primarily in it’s earlier form as seaweed. Click here for more!
Breast Cancer: Recovery and Creation
Trust me when I say that when going through any cancer treatment, there are multiple doctor’s appointments, treatment plans, test results, medications, medication changes, surgery and treatment dates, questions, answers, notes upon notes that you take and it’s critical to keep track of this information. For the cancer patient, treatment brings emotional ups and downs along with fatigue and mental fogginess. It’s an added burden to try to remember and log this very important information in one place. Click here to read more.
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Thank you, Martin Ginsburg!
In the spirit of authenticity and honesty, it's time to fess up. I have a major obsession… Cookbooks! I LOVE to cook and I LOVE good, healthy food that I can share with family and friends. It’s October, and everywhere I go, every magazine and cookbook is front and center presenting a new temptation. It’s REALLY hard for me to NOT buy a cookbook (whether new or used), especially when these...Read More
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Quotes That Inspire
To keep the body in good health is a duty…otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear–Buddha
The best way to detoxify is to stop putting toxic things into the body and depend upon it's own mechanisms–Andrew Weil
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where Nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul alike–John Muir