Great health = good food choices every day. Disease and poor health can quietly creep up. Choices we fail to make because it’s too hard, or because we don’t know better, or because we plan to do it ‘tomorrow’ have a far greater impact than we realize, leaving us vulnerable to infections and chronic diseases. […]
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Your smartphone case might be bugged. Studies have found that molds and mites easily proliferate on the covers of smartphones, which generate heat and provide favorable environments for the minute lifeforms. Many of the detected molds were Aspergillus and blue molds that favor humid conditions.
Get into a healthy, mold-free environment, so that medical treatment and healthy practices can work. The first and MOST IMPORTANT STEP in treating mold illness – get into a healthy, clean place, in which you feel good, and are improving. A mold-free environment is paramount for your recovery.
Just what can you eat if everything at the store or at your favorite restaurant is fungi’s favorite snack? You’re going to have to get creative. Be sure to read the ingredients listed on the menu, inform the restaurant staff of your mold intolerance or allergy, and ask questions about the food you order, even […]
If we have sore, swollen or bleeding gums, most people would consider the cause to be poor dental care. This can certainly be the case. However, mold infestation of the delicate linings of the nose, mouth, throat and sinuses can also be a major cause. Dentists may not consider the fact that mold in the […]
Protect yourself and loved ones against hazards. People with breathing problems like asthma or who have weakened immune systems should stay away from moldy sites. Children should not take part in disaster cleanup work. Check for loose power lines or gas leaks. Make sure the electricity and gas are turned off. Look for sagging ceilings […]
There are many heavy metals that can be found in our environment both naturally and from pollution. The term heavy metal is used to describe a group of metals that have similar chemical properties. Not all heavy metals are bad for us. In fact, some of these, including small amounts of copper, iron and zinc, […]
Written by Catherine of www.moldfreeliving.com Note from Mold-Help.com – Much has been written about detox for everything from weight loss to healing from many different diseases. Detox is definitely an integral part of ridding the body of mold, including removal of dangerous mycotoxins. This article by Catherine is one of the most comprehensive I’ve read […]
Excepts from www.nontoxicrevolution.com An Environmental Working Group (EWG) report found that women use 12 cosmetic products with 168 unique ingredients each day and men use 6 products with an average of 85 ingredients. These ingredients, in combination with exposures from other consumer products and pollutants in the air and water, add up to some serious […]
A continuation of How to Confront a “Super Fungus” In An Increasingly Pathogen-Friendly World from www.moldfreeliving.com Excerpt from Part 1. To break things down as simplistically as I can, Candida auris (C. auris) is a species of fungus which grows as yeast (single-celled fungi). In people with healthy immune systems, cells called macrophages and neutrophils engulf […]
HYANNIS – Making the switch to a reusable water bottle might make you feel great in an environmentally conscious kind of way but, if you’re not careful, it can also make you sick. Here are some facts that will likely scare you straight into cleaning your container. Studies have shown that water bottles that go […]
Seems to happen often. Those lovely strawberries you intended to eat are now covered in furry mold. Toss them out! How Mold Grows on Food There are many different types of molds that can grow on our food. The most common include Aspergillus, Penicillium, and Botrytis, which you see as a furry covering on your strawberries. Unlike […]
As the warmer weather is beginning to move in, I am breathing a sigh of relief. However, I am also thinking about the impact spring has on our exposure to mold. The past 2 months in the southern US have been extremely wet. In fact, in Georgia where I live, we’ve already had 60% of […]
The CPAP has some “creature features” to make it more comfortable to use. In particular, the heated humidifier and heated tubing may make the air more warm and moist. This decreases mouth and nose dryness, which may actually reduce the risk of potential infection, and improves tolerance to the therapy. (Inflammation along the airway often improves with CPAP use, […]
Dirt, bacteria, fungus, and other germs can get trapped inside your belly button and start to multiply. This can cause an infection. You might notice white, yellow, brown, or bloody discharge seeping out of your belly button. That discharge might also have an unpleasant smell. Here are a few of the causes of belly button […]
Don’t Buy Moldy Foods Examine food well before you buy it. Check food in glass jars, look at the stem areas on fresh produce, and avoid bruised produce. Notify the store manager about mold on foods! Homemade Shelf-Stable Preserves Should be Water-Bath Processed Yes, molds can thrive in high-acid foods like jams, jellies, pickles, fruit, […]
Every day we are exposed to chemicals, pathogens and molds in our air, food and living/working environments and personal care products. To keep our bodies healthy, we need to clean house on a regular basis by mobilizing and eliminating environmental toxins, like pesticides, chemicals, heavy metals, and mold well as by-products of internal imbalances, like viruses […]
The potency of pure essential oils reveals a non-toxic and natural method of fighting mold. There are numerous studies showing the effectiveness of certain essential oils assisting in mold and fungus issues, as well as supporting immune function to aid in recovery from toxic mold exposure. The oils listed below are some of the most useful oils […]
Note: This diet is adapted from Dr. Vincent Marinkovich Symptoms of mold hypersensitivity can be worsened by eating foods, such as cheeses, that are processed with fungi. Other foods like mushrooms, which have gills that attract viruses, fungi, and other invaders, dried fruits, and foods containing yeast, soy sauce; which obtains its unique flavor from […]
Portland, OR – If garlic had been created in the laboratory instead of by nature, it would probably be a high-priced prescription drug. Garlic has been used medicinally for at least 3,000 years, but until recently its benefits were considered little more than folklore. Medical studies have shown that garlic can lower cholesterol, prevent dangerous […]
How Should You Handle Food with Mold on It? Buying small amounts and using food quickly can help prevent mold growth. When you see moldy food, follow these procedures.