Top 10 Toxins to look out for in our Toxic World


There are two main categories of Toxins: Endogenous, which are internal and Exogenous, which are external in origin.

Exogenous toxins can come from the foods we consume, liquids we drink, cosmetics we use on our skin, household cleaners, smoking, drugs, heavy metals and environmental pollutants.

Endogenous toxins are internal and are produced inside the body; these can include chemicals created by the bacteria within the digestive tract, hormones, undigested foods, metabolic processes, and toxic thoughts and emotions.

Statistically, people are living longer than ever and the average life expectancy in the UK in 2018 is 80 years old. Though we are now living longer than ever before, we are certainly not healthier. Chronic diseases and conditions are on the rise, these include: Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension,Allergies, Asthma, Heart Disease, Hormonal disorders, Cancer, Infertility, and Auto Immune diseases. Its almost as if these diseases have been accepted as lifestyle or age related and are inevitable but there is nothing normal about disease.

Most people have heard the slogan “we are what we eat” as our body can only rebuild and regenerate on a cellular level using the fuel that it is provided but it goes much further than justthe food and liquid we consume, it’s the products we use on our skin, the pharmaceutical drugs we ingest, the products we use for cleaning the house and the environmental toxins we breath in.

To avoid all toxins would be impossible and result in obsessive stress but we can certainly implement small daily steps to reduce our toxic exposure in key areas. Regular cleansing and detoxification protocols can also be extremely beneficial at removing accumulated toxins from the major organs, blood, lymph and intestinal tract.

10 Toxins to look out for:

1 – Meat (Non organic): If you are a carnivore, then you are also eating what the animal has previously ingested or been exposed to prior to finding its way onto your plate. Commercial animal feeds can include genetically modified corn and soya bean meal, rendered meats, slaughterhouse offcuts, growth enhancers, antibiotics and anti-microbial drugs. If you’re a meat eater, try to find grass fed organic meat.

2 – Genetically Modified Foods: Genetically modified crops are altered so they can grow faster and larger, be perfect in shape, size and colour and to withstand harsh chemicals such as pesticides and herbicides. The best way to avoid GM foods is to choose organic or homegrown produce and avoid pre-packaged vegetables brought in large supermarket chains. Farmers can spray large quantities of herbicides and insecticides onto these highly resilient genetically modified crops to kill the weeds and insects without damaging the crop. These herbicides have been linked to allergies, respiratory problems, chronic diseases and neurological problems.

3 – Pre-packaged Salads: Fresh organic vegetables rinsed in water with a few drops of grape seed extract, apple cider vinegar or bicarbonate soda would be a much better alternative.Often pre-packaged salads are pre-washed in a Chlorine solution that is up to 20 times more concentrated than a swimming pool.

4 – Sugar freefood and drinks: Often contain Aspartame, which breaks down into carcinogenic formaldehyde, which is actually a neurotoxin that can damage the brain. Safer sweeteners would include: Manuka Honey, Stevia, coconut nectar or Xylitol. Soft drinks often also contain caffeine that can significantly weaken the immune system and leach nutrients from the body.

5 – Deodorant: Often contains a range of preservatives, solvents, moisturisers, synthetic perfumes and parabens. Paraben’s are Oestrogen mimics and can actually stimulate the growth of breast tumours, especially when applied directly into the tissues under the armpits. Try a natural antiperspirant or a natural mineral rock crystal.

6- Toothpaste: Avoid Fluoride toothpaste, it has been shown to breakdown skin collagen, muscles, bones, lungs, ligaments, tendons and other areas, use a herbal based toothpaste instead.

7 – Face creams: Facial skin is much thinner than any other area and can absorb toxins at a much faster rate. Face creams can contain carcinogens, solvents, oestrogenic preservatives, nitrosamines and many other toxic substances that can actually cause a gradual aging and deterioration of the skin. Natural vegetable oils derived from avocado, coconut, olive, cucumber or almond can be great for the skin and leave you with a radiant complexion.

8 – Make Up: Often worn for many hours throughout the day, make-up can contain mineral oils, preservatives, parabens, mutagens, carcinogens, plasticisers, surfactants and heavy metals. These chemicals can have an adverse effect on hormone balance, damage collagen and skin cells, speed up the aging process and can lead to chronic disease and toxicity. Always check the ingredients on the labels when buying products, choose products with fewer colours, avoid scented or perfumed products and look for organic ingredients. The best thing you can do for your skin is to drink plenty of purified water.

9 – All purpose Cleaners: often contains a combination of solvents, bleach, ammonia, disinfectants and synthetic detergents that can be corrosive and abrasive to the lungs and digestive tract. Household chemicals are largely to blame for allergies and respiratory problems, a safer alternative would be to use the old fashioned blend of white vinegar, hot water and sodium carbonate mixed in a spray bottle.

10 – Pet Food: We all love our animals and often splash out on expensive brands of pet food but unfortunately commercial pet foods contain grain wastes, meat byproducts from slaughterhouses such as pus, tumors, intestines, rejected scraps, substandard proteins, rancid fats, salt, sugar, preservatives and humectants. Animals can digest uncooked foods and we respond well to a balanced diet of fresh cut meats, fish and vegetables.

Check Rates







Enter your details

Returning guest discounts will be applied after initial enquiry

Enquiry summary

Thanks for your enquiry! We will check availability and reply to you as soon as possible.

Check-in: - Change
Check-out: - Change
Nights (Program is one day less):
Adults: - Change
Package: - Change

Package price: ฿
Options price: ฿

Total price: ฿

Thanks for your enquiry! We will check availability and reply to you as soon as possible.

Select your payment type:

Saving reservation...

Setting up PayPal transaction...

Redirecting to PayPal...

5 star ratingThailand Detox Amity Wellness Resort My Stay at Amity Wellness was way above my expectations. It is a detox centre. A fountain of knowledge on how to turn my bad eating habits around. I lost 2.5% visceral fat. (That’s very good) The resort is very clean, everything is in working order. The food is Devine.... read more

Helen T

5 star ratingAmazing place to re-energise and refresh the mind body and soul Lovely team of wellness specialists, amazing raw food, smoothies and/or juices 'cooking' and facial mask demos, range of programs to suit each individual's needs, very approachable caring staff and the BEST masseuses. Daily guest speakers/yoga/meditation available but no pressure to join. Daily beach/sauna/lake walks. A place to find your heart,... read more


5 star ratingSlow Down and Breathe... Well...this is a long overdue review but nevertheless, it highlights the fact that even long after one leaves Amity, the continued effects and the enthusiasm to sing its praises remains strong! I stayed for 8 days in March/April this year after initially checking in for just 5;-) I wanted to... read more


6 0

1 hour ago

👉🏻 A healthy outside starts from the inside - Have you tried the raw vegan, gluten free, dairy free, sugar free passion fruit cup cakes? _ _ 👉🏻 Every good quality meal that you eat is an investment in your health _ _ 👉🏻 Every time you eat or drink, you are contributing to a higher

👉🏻 A healthy o

47 3

5 days ago

👉🏻 Here is a simple Blueberry coconut smoothie recipe _ _ 👉🏻Are you wondering what other magical vegan delights they are preparing? _ _ 👉🏻This weeks line up of delicious meals includes some Amity favourites, such as; _ _ 👉🏻 Raw Muesli with Spirulina Yogurt 👉🏻 Raw Flax

👉🏻 Here is a s

45 2

1 week ago

👉🏻Decreased microbial species in the gut can have a detrimental effect on your immune system, mood, cognitive function, weight, digestion and resistance to illness and infection _ _ 👉🏻Common causes of a depleted Microbiome _ • Overuse of antibiotics • Processed sugar laden diets •

👉🏻Decreased mi

45 0

1 week ago

✅ The greatest gift you can give yourself is a little bit of your own attention. If you are tired, learn to rest, not to quit 🙏🏼 _ _ 👉🏻”Sometimes every moment of the day feels like a race against the clock, a dash to the finish line that we never seem to reach. _ _ 👉🏻This roa

✅ The greatest gif

37 0

2 weeks ago

👉🏻 Do you know our steps to wellness that are at the foundation of each of our cleansing programs? _ _ 👉🏻 Retreat from inflammatory, stressful and/or toxic foods, environments, relationships, negative people and habitual or addictive behaviors @ reset the system _ _ 👉🏻 Support the

👉🏻 Do you know
👉🏻 A healthy o
👉🏻 Here is a s
👉🏻Decreased mi
✅ The greatest gif
👉🏻 Do you know

Leave a Reply

Amity Wellness Retreats
50/16, Soi Samakkea 4
Rawai, Mueang Phuket District,
Phuket, 83100, Thailand

+66 98 398 2371

Office Opening Hours
Mon - Sun    09:00 - 18:00

Amity Wellness Legal Disclaimer - This information and any other content on are not offered for the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of any disease or disorder, nor have any statements herein been evaluated by any government agencies. Said content is not intended as medical advice. Please consult your health care professional with regard to matters pertaining to your health.