Understanding Detox Channels

Did you know the body has several channels or means of eliminating toxins and waste? The lungs, liver, lymphatic system, blood, bowels and kidneys all work in tandem to keep your body functioning at its best. In today’s world, exposure to toxins is all but unavoidable and happens when you eat processed food, or come … Read Article

Attack Allergies Before They Attack You

If you equate the coming of spring with red, itchy eyes; sneezing marathons; a runny nose; scratchy throat; and fatigue, you’re not alone. According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, up to 30% of American adults suffer from seasonal allergies. Fortunately, there are ways to survive the season without resorting to heavy-duty … Read Article

6 Simple Steps to Detoxing Your Kitchen

  Did you know chemical toxins are sneaking into your body on a daily basis—even if you’re living a super healthy lifestyle? It’s true. Toxins piggyback on the products you buy and use everyday: household cleaners, soaps, lotions, detergent…they ride in on the soles of your shoes, hide in your food packaging, and even in … Read Article

Dry Cleaning Chemicals – What You Should Know About The Health Risks

By: Sapna Fliedner MSN, HHC Years ago when I lived in New York, I remember reading the front page of the N.Y Times. It stated that there was a high incidence of cancer on the upper east side and parts of Long Island. For years, they couldn’t figure out why people in these areas had … Read Article

Electromagnetic Fields and Children

By: Sapna Fliedner MSN, HHC The Hazards Of Electromagnetic Fields Electromagnetic fields, or EMFs, are defined by energy consultant, geobiologist, EMF expert and author Roy Riggs as “areas of energy which surround electronic devices. They can cause illness in both children and adults. In those who are sensitive to EMFs, they can cause nervous system … Read Article

Genetically Engineered Organisms – The Dangers Of GMO’s

By: Sapna Fliedner MSN, HHC Kinesiologist Stephanie Relfe’s “Health, Wealth & Happiness” website defines a genetically modified organism (GMOs) as “a plant, animal or microorganism that is created by means that overcome natural boundaries.” Genes, usually from animal species are mixed in plants by artificially inserting a genetic code to create new species which are … Read Article

Toxins In The Home and How They Affect Your Health

By: Sapna Fliedner MSN, HHC The average home today contains more than 60 environmental toxins that negatively affect your health and the health of your family.   Studies show that due to the rise in synthetically manufactured products used in the home, the rate of birth defects, behavioral problems and serious illness is on the … Read Article

Toxic Clothing and Bedding: Its Threat To Children

By: Sapna Fliedner MSN, HHC One evening, I was watching CNN and Anderson Cooper was doing a special on toxic children. The segment was focused on high amounts of polybromated diphenyl (PBDE’s) found in children’s blood. These PBDE’s are found in flame retardants, makeup and computer goods. They chose two young children who had no … Read Article

Are Your Children Playing with Plastic?

  By: Sapna Fliedner MSN, HHC When you think about the goods and products that you use everyday, it’s easy to see that plastic is everywhere.  It is a commonly used material for water bottles, kitchen products and toys for children.  However, plastic is not as safe as many once thought.  The health risks of … Read Article