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Ask Coach Anika: How Do I Exercise During a Detox?

By Emily Ewen

Advice for continuing your workouts while participating in Life Time’s D.TOX program.

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How Chronic Inflammation Affects Your Health

By Mo Perry

Our bodies need inflammation to fight off infection, but too much of it for too long can spur a wide range of illnesses. Learning to manage it effectively is key.

Anika Christ

How to Detox With Whole Foods

With Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Season 6, Episode 3

“Detox” is a long-debated topic: Some associate it with deprivation, while others think the practice is not necessary because of our body’s natural detoxification systems. Anika Christ, RD, joins us to clear up the confusion, and explains how to detox your body with a whole-foods approach that feels far from depriving — and that can support nearly everyone in feeling and functioning better.

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What is the Difference Between Deodorants and Antiperspirants?

By Margret Aldrich

Hoping to avoid body odor? Try clothing made from natural textiles — and make your own healthy deodorant!

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17 Types of Seafood to Avoid

By Heidi Wachter

Some fish are high in mercury, overfished, or caught in a way that is harmful for the environment. Here are some seafood to avoid.

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4 Simple Ways to Detox the Air in Your Home

By Jacqueline White

Do you know what you’re breathing in your home? Here’s how to improve your indoor air quality and create a healthier living environment in your home.

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6 of Our Favorite Sunscreens

By Experience Life Staff

Here are some nontoxic sunscreens for a range of skin types.

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How pH Balance Affects Your Body’s Ability to Detox

By Rachel Meltzer Warren, MS, RDN

Discover how to naturally detoxify your body every day by maintaining a balanced pH level.

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How Fermented Foods Help Your Body Naturally Detox

By Rachel Meltzer Warren, MS, RDN

Discover how fermented foods like kefir and yogurt can help your body’s natural detoxification process.

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How Sweat Inducing Foods Help Your Body Naturally Detox

By Rachel Meltzer Warren, MS, RDN

Discover how inducing your body to sweat can help your body’s natural detoxification process.

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Do Environmental Toxins Play a Role in Food Reactivity?

By Mo Perry

Glyphosate, which is used in the herbicide Roundup, and mercury in fish can contribute to leaky gut.

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Do the Chemicals in Single-Serve Coffee Pods Disrupt Hormones?

By Marco Dregni

A recent study looked at estrogenic chemicals in pod- brewed coffee. Here’s what it found out.

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How Do Phthalates in Personal-Care Products Affect My Health?

By Jessie Sholl

Phthalates are endocrine-disrupters, and Black women might be more vulnerable to phthalate exposure. Here’s why.

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How Do Parabens in Personal-Care Products Affect My Health?

By Jessie Sholl

Learn what parabens are and how to avoid them.

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How the Ingredients in Personal-Care Products Can Affect Your Health

By Jessie Sholl

Many of the most popular personal-care items contain toxins that can mess with your health. Here are ingredients to avoid — and tips for finding worthy alternatives.

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What’s In Your Makeup?

By Molly Tynjala

It’s hard to know. Why? Federal rules regulating the cosmetic industry have not been updated for more than 80 years.

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Soothe Your Skin

By Experience Life Staff

Looking to pamper your skin? Here are some of our favorite tools, including a dry brush.

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A Go-To Guide for Safer Summer Skincare

By Hayley Arnet

Simple tips, swaps, and DIY recipes for cleaner sun-care products.

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8 Tips for Toxin-Free Clothing

By Experience Life Staff

Here are eight ways to avoid toxic dyes, pesticides, and even formaldehyde in your clothing.

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Simple Ways to Detox Your Home

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT

Add these steps to your spring-cleaning efforts to set your home up to better support your health.

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