Episode 37: How To Reduce Your Toxic Load (ft. Emma Rohmann)

There is a ton of information – and misinformation – out there when it comes to toxins in the products you use every day. This can make it almost impossible to figure out how to create a healthy home without feeling completely overwhelmed.

Today’s podcast features Emma Rohmann, an environmental engineer that is going to educate us all on the best ways to reduce toxics/toxins from our bodies and home. Part 1 features various ways to assist your body’s built in detoxification system in lowering the absorption of these harmful chemicals. From avoidance to cleaning produce, Emma shares many potentially lifesaving tips to feel better, and ward off serious illnesses!

What You’ll Learn

  • What is ‘toxic load’?
  • Why is it important?
  • The definitions of toxics/toxicants vs. toxins
  • The role of diet, stress, environment, water and more on it
  • Plastics, friend or foe?
  • BPA and phthalates
  • Why we have fantastic built-in detoxification systems, but they are overburdened these days
  • The role of organic food
  • Teflon cookware issues
  • Why single use plastics are creating issues
  • How veggies can help reduce toxics
  • The benefits of ‘produce washes’
  • AND MORE! 


Emma Rohmann is a mom of two and an environmental engineer with a decade of experience in the green building field. She helps parents and parents-to-be make healthier choices by providing practical and judgement-free advice, support, and product recommendations. Her goal through all that she does is, first and foremost, to provide practical, balanced, relevant information that will help you move the dial and and make healthier choices – and to do it in a friendly and approachable way.

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