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NEW PODCAST: "Sick of being sick"


[0:24] Guest introduction.

Often sick as a child, Nita Ewald explains that she got "sick of being sick."

Then, from around age 29-30, with a masters in chemistry, she started wondering, What's in my personal care products?

This curiosity led her to become more interested in the toxic chemicals in her everyday products--even before she became interested in healthy eating.

As Nita learned about the toxicity in her household products-- like her lotions and shampoo--Nita detoxed her...

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Air Purifiers: How to distinguish which is best?

Updated: March 3, 2019


Air purifiers have been in high demand around the world. In 2019, the global market size for air purifiers was estimated at USD 8.04 billion.(2)

And robust growth is expected to continue: ranging from a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.54% to 10.8%, depending on the forecast. Of that growth, air purifiers for homes in the US is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 5% during the period 2018-2022.(3)


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What to Eat During IVF Treatment: Best & Worst Foods

diet fertility Feb 20, 2020

Diet—including not just food, but also toxic chemicals and heavy metals that are found in our diets—can play an important role in the success of in vitro fertilization (IVF). 

So what are some of the best foods to eat during your treatment?

In this article, we will discuss the ways your diet may influence IVF success, as well as research-based suggestions for the best foods to eat, including tips to reduce your diet's toxic chemicals and heavy metals.

How Does...

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Optimize your IVF success rate with reducing your toxic exposures

baby fertility pregnancy Feb 19, 2020

Are you interested in in vitro fertilization (IVF), and how to optimize your IVF outcome?

If so, this article will highlight key steps of IVF treatment, provide important statistics (including IVF success rates by patient age and number of implanted embryos), and suggest four basic lifestyle changes you should make to help reduce toxic exposures that can interfere with a healthy IVF and pregnancy outcome.

How the IVF Treatment Works

IVF uses a combination of medicines and surgical...

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Overlooked Environmental Contributors to Infertility (& How to Protect Yourself)

Have you heard of the term fecundity?

Fecundity is the probability of bearing live children whereas fertility is the actual production of live offspring. 

Trying to understand the distinction between the two introduces you to the complexity of fertility. For example, a man or woman could have some reproductive "abnormality" that decreases their fecundity (the ability to conceive and/or deliver a healthy child). 

With more women delaying their start in trying to...

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