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What are common toxins?

Bryce B. Wylde
Alternative & Complementary Medicine
Right from the get-go, we're born into a toxic world already full of toxins. Shampoo, shaving cream, lip gloss, hand soap, dish detergents, laundry detergents, moisturizing creams, perfumes, air fresheners, cosmetics and deodorants -- in our heart of hearts, we know these useful little additions to our daily lives start out as nasty raw materials, but we just don't like to think about it. Dyes and pigments, rubber, the fabrics that make up our clothing, the paint on our houses, the tube of glue in the kitchen drawer -- we know they started out in places with chimneys belching sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds, particulate matter, carbon monoxide, sulfuric acid, carbon dioxide and dioxins.

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