Healthy home, healthy human
A link between ill health and hazards in the home
"Where you live can dramatically increase your chances of Alzheimer's disease, ADHD, asthma and breast cancer,"Nicole says.
Below she outlines how far away you should live from specific hazards to reduce your chances of illness.
Nicole says there is strong evidence-based links between asthma, allergies, fatiguing syndromes and auto-immune diseases and hazards in the home.
"Studies have proven the more diverse the household dust is with bacteria the lower the risk of allergies. The worst thing you can do is create a clean home with toxic chemicals and anti-bacterial," Nicole says.
Likewise, she examines the crucial importance of clean safe drinking water free from chemicals.
"Chlorine is a big, big no, you don't want to be ingesting that," she says.
"What's the point in taking a $40 probiotic if you are going to ingest it with chlorinated water which will kill half of it on the way down?"
The most common hazards in the home include: