Pod #69 - Is Your Shampoo Making You Fat?

podcast toxins Dec 18, 2019

Lara Adler is an Environmental Toxins Expert, and Angela’s teacher.  The ladies discuss a class of chemicals called obesogens that are in your daily products (and yes, they make you fat). They take a deeper dive into specifics on some of the chemicals in your home as well as government laws and the importance of consumer education and action. 

From the Episode:

  • We highly recommend you check out our two-part Detoxing your Home Series (episodes 60 &61) before listening to this episode. The series gives you a great foundation that is important to have moving into Lara and Angela’s talk. 
  • There are over 20 chemicals that are known obesogens. Learn about how they could be causing weight gain. 
  • Where do I even begin? True to our mantra, we want you to start by pressing the easy button. We give you key areas to start with that involve your sense of smell and taste.
  • Organic. Yes, you need to start focusing on it. Lara gives you the reasons why,...
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Pod #65 - Green & Clean Beauty

podcast toxins Nov 13, 2019

Green & Clean Beauty with Brittany Witkin

This week we continue our education on household toxins and speak to Brittany Witkin, who is an expert in all things clean beauty. Brittany shares tools from her website and YouTube channel that will transform the way you think about buying cosmetics. Using our philosophy of “baby steps”, this episode provides resources to set you on the path for greener and cleaner beauty.


From the Episode:

  • Brittany Witkin shares with us her story and how she landed in the green and beauty space.
  • If you listened to our 2-part Toxin podcast, you know we LOVE baby steps. The free starter guide on Brittany’s site helps you start going green and clean. Start with the items that cover the most skin and go from there. 
  • Angela has been struggling to find a solid option for mascara. Brittany just posted a video about this very topic. 
  • What is good for you could be horrible for someone else. We are all different women, and so...
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Pod #61 - Detox Your Home: The How

podcast toxins Oct 16, 2019

Detox Your Home - The How

Last week, we talked about the toxins in our daily lives. If you haven't listened to that episode, please do that before listening to this one. We promised to be back with solutions, so we’re back, full of ideas to help you detox your home. This episode is full of great starting points so you can begin making baby steps to a cleaner and safer environment for you and your family.


From the Episode:

  • Have you been inspired? Nicole certainly has and shares with us the baby steps she’s been taking. 
  • Common household items can make our rooms smell great, help us feel comfortable and make laundry easier, but some items you use every day are full of toxic ingredients. Angela gives us a head’s up on some of the surprising culprits.
  • Where do I even begin? There are some simple tasks and chores that will make your home a healthier place.
  • Going organic can seem like a huge leap, but Angela shares how focusing on certain food items and...
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Pod #60 - Detox Your Home: The Why

podcast toxins Oct 03, 2019

Detox Your Home - The Why

How can we tell what products in our home are safe? What should you look for and where do you even begin? This episode is the beginning of a multi-part series on environmental toxins, and we’ll be helping you take baby steps to make your home a safer place for you and your family.


From the Episode:

  • Angela started learning about environmental toxins after a deep dive on practical minimalism. She knows learning about toxins can seem scary, but she focuses on education and empowerment instead of fear.
  • Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is a clean/toxin-free space. We discuss baby steps you can take to start making changes in your home.
  • Do your homework. Just because there is a slick website doesn’t mean it is unbiased and honest. Many “info sites” are funded by the same industry who is utilizing toxins in products, but we know the difference and we can clue you in on what to look for.
  • Just because a label says...
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