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Every day our bodies are bombarded with food additives, chemicals and a plethora of other substances that degrade health.
No wonder that eventually something breaks down, just like a car running on dirty fluids and filters, and the wrong kind of oil and gasoline.
You may not realize how much the world throws at your body. Let’s take a look at an average day:
Fred wakes up, having slept on a mattress manufactured with flame retardants (polybrominated diphenyl ethers). Laboratory studies have linked these chemicals to behavioral changes that bear an uncanny similarity to attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorders so common in children. New research has found that flame retardants have the ability to mimic thyroid hormones. It is thought that by acting hormonally, the chemicals wreak havoc in laboratory animals, where exposures have been linked to hyperactivity, impaired learning and decreased sperm counts.