Toxins to Avoid

Toxins to Avoid

May 9, 2017 Posted by Meditec - No Comments

Heavy Metals to avoid

  • Lead and lead compounds
  • Mercury
  • Arsenic

Many toxins are found in fish such as tuna, freshwater fish and certain farmed fish.

Plastics to avoid

  • PVC Plastic
  • HDPE Plastic


Drugs to avoid

  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Nicotine

For other drugs that are illegal, I shall refer to the law as such drugs certainly are to avoid.


Chemicals in hygiene products to avoid

  • Aluminium zirconium and other aluminium compounds
  • Benzalkonium chloride and benzethonium chloride
  • Benzyl acetate, benzyl alcohol, benzyl salicylate
  • Bronopol Butyl Acetate
  • Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) and butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA)
  • Coal tar
  • Cocamide DEA and laurentic DEA
  • Diethanolamine (DEA)
  • Ethoxylate
  • Ethyl acetate
  • Formaldehyde
  • Formaldehyde – quaternium-15, DMDM Hydantoin, Diazolidinyl Urea, and imidazolidinyl urea)
  • Fluoride
  • Fragrance (perfume)
  • Hydroquinone
  • Iodopropynyl butyl carbamate
  • Methylisothiazolinone (MI/MCI/MIT) and Methylchloroisothiazolinone
  • Parabens (methyl, ethyl, propyl, and butyl)
  • Petrolatum
  • Phthalates (dibutyl-, butyl benzoate-, diethyl hexyl- and dimethyl phthalate
  • Poly Ethylene Glycol (PEG)
  • Propylene glycol

Artificial Sweeteners to avoid

  • Aspartame
  • Acesulfame Potassium and K
  • Sucralose
  • Maltoils
  • Stevia
  • Sorbitols


Water additives to avoid

  • Chlorine and Chloramine
  • Fluoride


Foods to avoid

  • Any food containing gluten
  • Trans fats in cooking oils, margarine, cakes, cookies and other foods
  • Homogenised and pasteurised dairy food
  • Foods containing flour and sugar, high in carbohydrates such as white bread, pasta and cakes