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Your Home Shouldn’t Make You Sick

According to the EPA, the air inside our homes is two to five times more toxic than the air outdoors.

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I’m passionate about healthy homes. Part of living with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease of the thyroid, means that I’ve gotten more sensitive to chemicals, molds, and other toxins that are common in most homes.

According to the EPA, the air inside our homes is two to five times more toxic than the air outdoors.

Even though I had worked in the wellness industry for years, and already ate organic and had a plastic-free kitchen, my journey was only at its beginning. Being a nutritional counselor and health coach, I knew that I wasn’t just taking this journey for myself, but for each one of you who’s health is being attacked in the “safety” of your own home.

 

Here are a few of the topics we will be looking at in the #HealthyHome program.

Mold

Dismissed by many, there are few studies on the health effects of mold. Newer studies and testimonies are saying that we need to look deeper.

Water

Purified water is good, but it’s just the beginning.

Cleaners

Why would anyone use a cleaner that would leave their home more toxic than before they began cleaning?

Bedding

Some of the beds marketed as the healthiest can actually cause a lot of problems for some individuals.

Plastics

We need to know more about hormone & endocrine disruptors like BPA and phthalates in plastics. Not to just know what damaging effects they have on their own, but their effect combined with all of the other toxins we are exposed to.

Air

It’s more than dust. The real problems may be the chemicals we have created.

Fire Retardants

Are they saving lives or destroying lives? The jurey is still out and the answer is really important.

EMFs

EMFs are Electromagnetic Fields created by all electric and wireless devices. There is a lot more research to do for assessing their effect on human health.

Toxins

…there is so much more we need to look into with glues, paints, building materials, furniture, and so much more.

Emelie Kamp is an entrepreneur, licensed nutritional counselor, wellness coach, green living coach, author of The Sugar Story and health industry consultant - working towards transforming the way we feel and the way we see ourselves. Be encouraged, be empowered, live your purpose.

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Healthy Homes

Why a Healthy Home?

Healthy Homes Bring the Best of Nature Back Into the Home.

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“Having Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune thyroid disease, has made my body more sensitive to chemicals and molds. I’ve realized how much need there is and know we can do something about it.” – Emelie Kamp

What are Healthy Homes?

Healthy Homes Bring the Best of Nature Back Into the Home.

The easiest way to tell you about healthy homes is to break it down into the basic elements…

Air

According to the EPA, the air inside our homes is two to five times more toxic than the air outdoors. Not in our homes. We believe it’s important to remove mold spores, toxins, break down VOCs, and balance the humidity.

Water

If you have a thyroid problem, like me, then you’re even more affected by chlorine in water. We believe it is important to filter all the water coming into the house and then re-filter the drinking water – making it similar to the healthiest water sources on earth.

Earth & Electricity

When it comes to frequencies, grounding, and EMFs, there is enough evidence to say that we need to pay attention. We believe it’s important to minimize EMFs and ground both you and the house as much as possible.

How You Can Have a Healthy Home

While the move toward greener sustainable houses is booming, the move towards healthier homes is just beginning. It’s a challenge, requiring a deep understanding of both health and homes, but we have a pretty extraordinary team that can help you do just that!

What we look at:

  • Clean air & water with double-filtered drinking water
  • Furniture without flame retardants and other toxins
  • Plastic free kitchen
  • Natural beds with organic cotton or linen sheets
  • Non-toxic products

Emelie is a Wellness Coach, Green Living Coach, and Licensed Nutritional Counselor. She has also managed the development of multiple single-family and multi-family homes.

 

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