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Do you strive to live a low-tox lifestyle, but concerned about your (or little ones) exposure to chlorine in swimming pools?
As your skin is your largest organ, it therefore absorbs much of what you apply topically and expose it to- the chlorine in your water supply and swimming pools included.
Chlorine is antibacterial, so if you're inhaling and ingesting the fumes and water, it will effect your microbiome such as the beneficial bacteria on your skin and within your gut. We know our good bugs play a major role in detoxification, digestion of your foods, building your immunity, supporting your brain and hormone health among much more. When your levels are under attack, this can contribute to health conditions throughout your body.
The gases released from chlorine are also lung irritants and if the experience of many Naturopathic patients is to go by, chlorine is an eye and skin irritant and...
By Kasey Willson
Are you thinking about heading off on a family road trip, but you’re not sure how to navigate nourishing your little ones while away? Read on for some tips we implemented on our most recent caravanning trip through central Australia (from Adelaide to Lake Argyle) & home via Uluru, to keep our 14 month old bubba happy & healthy.
We had some big days of travel, which meant a restless bubba at times. The long stretches of sitting down in the car, were broken up with lots of morning play and encouraging movement at each stop. Our favourites were the nature walks at Uluru and Kings Canyon, plus the walk and water activities at Lake Argyle. At more basic stops bubba had fun chasing her shadow, sneaking up on birds and if there was enough time, we'd get her trike off the back for a spin. If there was lawn, we'd be playing on it, if there were rocks bubs would be collecting them and if there was dirt, she'd...