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Book Review | The Healthy Home

Title: The Healthy Home: Simple Truths to Protect Your Family from Hidden Household Dangers

Author: Dr. Myron Wentz & Dave Wentz

My Review:

The Healthy Home: Simple Truths to Protect Your Family From Hidden Household Dangers by Dr. Myron Wentz & Dave Wentz was a fascinating read that I devoured in one sitting. I have always been a “natural mama” but when my infant daughter (she is now four) was diagnosed with severe respiratory issues, I became passionate about protecting our family from environmental toxins.

When I began to read The Healthy Home I mistakenly assumed that I would already be aware of the majority of the information presented in this book. Instead, I became aware of several areas in my home that needed immediate attention. For example, I never realized that my Wi-Fi transmitter emits radiation and should not be in my children’s bedroom where it was located prior to reading this book.

The Healthy Home is a treasure trove of practical and realistic information and advice about how to create a healthier and safer home environment for your family. I appreciate the way the author’s present the information in a straightforward manner. I have been attempting to convince my husband to take off his work boots before trekking onto our carpet for years to no avail but after reading him an excerpt on this specific topic from the book he has agreed to keep his work boots in the garage when our new carpet is installed next week.

I appreciate that there are “Simple Solutions” featured throughout the book which makes translating each chapter seem manageable in real life. I love how the author’s, a father and son team, take readers on a room by room “walk” through the average home discussing how everyday products and behaviors could pose a health risk. There is a lot of valuable information in this book which would make an excellent starting point for anyone wanting to lead a healthier lifestyle but should also be considered for the reading list of anyone like me who thinks they “know it all” about having a naturally healthy home……you just might be surprised with what you learn from this fascinating book.

Update: Upon visiting The Healthy Home’s official website, I learned that this book is deservedly on The New York Times Best-Selling List!

*I received a copy of this book to review but I was not financially compensated in any way. The opinions expressed are my own and are based on my observations while reading this novel.*

Maureen

Maureen is a SAHM who left the Corporate healthcare field to home educate her 6, 7 and 8 year old children. She is a voracious reader for both herself & her kids and also enjoys a natural and organic lifestyle. She lives in Orlando, Fl with her husband Mark, three children and 5 year old boxer, Jack.

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