Today on The Girlfriend Doctor, discover a healthier path forward with our guest, Lara Adler—an environmental toxins expert, holistic health coach, and educator. Lara's mission is to educate health professionals and individuals about the pervasive impact of environmental chemicals on health, inspiring change for a cleaner, healthier life.
Lara delves into the unsettling reality of hidden toxins and hormone disruptors and the shocking truth about the FDA's leniency towards these harmful substances and their presence in our daily lives. Brace yourself as Lara reveals that even umbilical cord blood carries evidence of over 267 chemicals. Gain practical insights on reducing exposure—learn how to minimize contact with persistent chemicals like PCBs while also tackling non-persistent ones.
Prepare for a game-changing conversation as Dr. Anna Cabeca and Lara Adler join forces. Uncover the risks of everyday products, explore the intricacies of clean living, and challenge the status quo. This episode isn't just information; it's a call to action. Learn how to make informed choices, take charge of your well-being, and embark on a journey towards cleaner living. Don't miss this electrifying episode that marries education, empowerment, and tangible steps for a toxin-free life.
[1:05] The presence of toxins in umbilical cord blood
[7:03] The challenges of veganism and dietary choices
[9:47] Considering the cultural and economic aspects of food
[11:10] Taking breaks from eating meat
[12:30] Understanding the differences in farming practices
[16:44] The difference between persistent and non-persistent toxins
[19:43] The challenges of regulating sunscreen
[23:51] Detoxifying fat-soluble toxins
[25:43] Benefits of sauna therapy for certain toxins
[30:09] Legislative changes to protect against toxins
[40:28] Finding clean brands and making informed choices
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
"We don't need to do sauna therapy. We don't need to take any supplements. We don't need to do anything. What we need to do is minimize the exposure that we are getting." [28:50] -Lara Adler
"The FDA sunscreen is considered a drug because it has an effect and it's regulated as such. The FDA has not approved any of these European ingredients. For inclusion in the U. S. marketplace, and they say it's because they don't have enough research. It's like, yeah, but the EU takes a much harder look at these things." [35:10] -Lara Adler