The Healthy Home: Simple Truths to Protect Your Family from Hidden Household Dangers [NOOK Book]

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In The Healthy Home, a father and son--Dr. Myron Wentz, well-known microbiologist and founder of the USANA Corporation, and Dave Wentz, CEO of the USANA Corporation--take readers on a tour of a specific home for a look at the surprising health risks posed by the everyday products and behaviors of a modern family. Beginning in the bedroom and ending in the garage and backyard, readers learn about the degenerative effects of toxins in the home and receive simple solutions to help ...
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The Healthy Home: Simple Truths to Protect Your Family from Hidden Household Dangers

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Overview

In The Healthy Home, a father and son--Dr. Myron Wentz, well-known microbiologist and founder of the USANA Corporation, and Dave Wentz, CEO of the USANA Corporation--take readers on a tour of a specific home for a look at the surprising health risks posed by the everyday products and behaviors of a modern family. Beginning in the bedroom and ending in the garage and backyard, readers learn about the degenerative effects of toxins in the home and receive simple solutions to help minimize exposure without foregoing convenience.

The Healthy Home is not a comprehensive tome on modern health hazards; nor is it a treatise on eco-conscious living. Instead, the book focuses on the most important environment--the home--and the problems that can most easily be lessened or eliminated. Busy parents who suspect that they should be doing more to protect their family but don't know where to start will learn about practical changes they can make in the next fifteen minutes, fifteen days, or fifteen months to create a haven for healthier living.

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Editorial Reviews

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“Dave and Dr. Wentz have conspired to create an innovative and imaginative approach to living simply. As a physician, I would offer one bit of advice: heed the constructs, sentiments, and words written in this book. We cannot wait for the scientific method to verify the claims made. As individuals we must act now! We should follow our intuition and adhere to The Healthy Home.”
—Peter W. Rugg, M.D., FACEP

The Healthy Home is an amazing revelation of the ‘truths’ on everyday products that parents use for their children. This book will empower parents to take measures to protect their children from toxins that may threaten the health of our future generations.”
—Christine Wood, M.D., pediatrician and author of How to Get Kids to Eat Great & Love It

“I have met few individuals more generous, more approachable, and more caring than Dr. Wentz. He believes in true health and is seeking to discover its secrets with a passion that is as spiritual as it is scientific. In this brilliant collaboration with his son, Dave, we are able to witness the passage and expansion of simple truths from generation to generation.”
—Denis Waitley, Ph.D., bestselling author of The Psychology of Winning

The Healthy Home is simply brilliant! This will totally alter the way you look at the home you live in. If you want to protect the health of your family, you simply must read this book.”
—Robert G. Allen, New York Times bestselling author

The Healthy Home is full of practical and accessible health advice that will help you get a good night’s sleep, choose the right household cleaners, and figure out what products to avoid.”
—Christiane Northrup, M.D.,  New York Times bestselling author

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593156626
  • Publisher: Vanguard Press
  • Publication date: 3/22/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 464,456
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

After earning a PhD in microbiology with a specialty in immunology from the University of Utah, Dr. Myron Wentz founded Gull Laboratories, where he developed the first commercially available diagnostic test kit for the Epstein-Barr virus. Dr. Wentz then launched USANA Health Sciences in 1992. Dr. Wentz's greatest efforts are now spent on personal research and humanitarian work. In June 2007, he was honored with the Albert Einstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Life Sciences from Global Capital Associates.

As the son of a renowned health scientist, Dave Wentz learned early on about the impacts of nutrition, lifestyle choices, and the environment on human health. After graduating with a degree in bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego, he joined his father, Dr. Myron Wentz, to establish USANA Health Sciences, a state-of-the art manufacturer of health products. Dave and Myron live in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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  • Posted June 3, 2011

    Poor nook copy

    Don't download the Nook version -you will not be able to read it! I'm half way through and so far, most of the content is just preachy, doesn't offer many details,or much new information from what is already out there.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 25, 2011

    Must Read - easy fixes to hidden dangers!

    I feel so much safer in my home since reading this book and heeding its advice! We are subjected to so many things in the environment - it is nice to know there are things - simple changes that I could make to lessen that load to my system!

    I am so thankful for the information and sleep better at night! I am sharing this with everyone I know and love! :D
    Love, JOY & Peace,
    Kristy

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