"Naturopathic medicine supports the
body's innate ability to heal itself"
We are constantly being exposed to chemicals. Eating mostly organic (especially the dirty dozen) is a step in the right direction as we eat everyday. Another great step in reducing the chemical storm that is all around us, is avoiding chemicals in our skin care products! Some of these chemicals are known hormone disrupters, and in my practice, I see that this is a main problem in the majority of my clients.
There are so many things that we can not change, why not change the things we CAN?
Read this short article below to learn the 4 Big Bad chemicals in skin care products that you want to avoid!
Vancouver Naturopathic Doctor Krista Moyer
For the most part, people are now aware that what you put in your body effects your health. Hence the big movement towards organic foods. What seems to be lagging behind is the knowledge that what you put ON your body, you put IN your body. In the forms of soaps, creams, tanners, makeup, etc. All of these product's contents are absorbed through the skin and need to be processed by the body as anything else entering the body. Think about prescription hormones that are applied topically!
In this article David Suzuki outlines "The Dirty Dozen" when it comes to the toxic chemicals in everyday used products. Know what you're putting in your body and choose responsibly!
When you know better, you do better!
Vancouver Naturopath: Vancouver Naturopathic Doctor Krista Moyer
Dr. Moyer Naturopath Vancouver