The Healthy Gut Podcast Ep.47
Low tox living with Cara Little
What does ‘low tox’ living mean and how you can achieve it? The products you put on your body and use around your home are just as important as what you put into your body, and a few simple changes can help to limit your exposure to toxins that many products contain. Cara Little, a Pharmacist and founder of Pure Home Body, joins Rebecca to discuss how you can make those changes and what ingredients you should try to avoid and why.
In Today's Episode
In Episode 47 of The Healthy Gut Podcast, we discuss:
✓ Why we should be mindful about what products we use on our skin and in our homes
✓ Why we shouldn’t be afraid of the bacteria we encounter each day
✓ Why we shouldn’t be ‘too clean’, and the effects this has on our microbiome
✓ The chemicals and substances should we look out for in our products and which are the most important to be avoided
✓ How to interpret the labels on cleaning/beauty products
✓ What do parabens, chlorine, ammonia, dyes, synthetic fragrances, silicones, bleach, optical whiteners, nitrates or enzymes actually do to us?
✓ What reactions you might recognise if you are having a reaction to these substances
✓ What kind of ingredients you can find in low tox products
✓ How you can make small steps towards low tox/tox free living
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Resources mentioned in today's podcast
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Cara Little is a mother of 2 active boys and a Pharmacist with a passion for holistic medicine and a dedicated ‘home body’! She is fascinated with gut health, the power of our body to heal itself and has a passion to help common, debilitating diseases including asthma, eczema, allergies, auto-immune diseases and digestive disorders. As a Pharmacist she is aware of the chemicals used within everyday household and beauty products. Products that many use regularly and often have health complaints as a result. These chemicals have a list of side effects they can cause in our bodies ranging from headaches, moodiness, allergies, hormone disruption to cancer. Chemicals within your home place an additional burden on your bodies to break them down and to eliminate them. Not happy with the current ‘eco-friendly’ products on the market and realising that ‘eco-friendly’ did not necessarily mean ‘health friendly’, Cara created Pure Home Body. It started as a range for herself but quickly grew to products her family and friends loved, to now being loved and supported by the community.
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About The Host
Rebecca Coomes is an author, entrepreneur, passionate foodie and intrepid traveller. She transformed her health after a lifetime of chronic illness, and today guides others on their own path to wellness. She is the founder of The Healthy Gut, a platform where people can learn about gut health and how it is important for a healthy mind and body and coaches people on how to live well with SIBO. Rebecca is the author of the world’s first cookbooks for people treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and the host of the SIBO cooking show and The Healthy Gut podcast.