10/23/2011 11:04 am ET | Updated Oct 25, 2011

7 Simple Ways To Detox Your Diet And Your Home

Nobody knows just how much of a risk toxins in our food really pose. Most of the associations between chemical exposures and disease are just that -- associations. But we're exposed to dozens, if not hundreds, of chemicals, and the effects of some multiple exposures may be more than the sum of their parts, say experts. Or, in some cases, they might cancel each other out.

What's more, toxins get into our bodies through more than just food. We are exposed to them through our carpets, lawn chemicals; even our clothing. Check out these seven toxins you can avoid in your diet, and get simple solutions for minimizing these chemicals and toxins in your diet and life.

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