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117. Do Sunscreens CAUSE Skin Cancer? SPF Hazards, Our Dying Oceans and Natural Alternatives with Dr. Elizabeth Plourde C.L.S., NCMP, PhD (Part II)

Hey, we all feel better when we go out in the warm, bright sunshine, don’t we? Have you ever been stuck inside or been in stormy weather for days when all of a sudden, BOOM, that big beautiful sun came out? And you stepped into that fresh air and felt the sunlight warm your mind, body and spirit?

Well, GUESS WHAT? It’s not just your imagination! There is a real physiological and biochemical reaction that happens in your body when the sun contacts your skin. Our bodies, our food and all of life on the planet evolved to thrive in the sunlight. But what about skin cancer, melanoma, premature aging and sunburn, you ask?

You’ll hear all your answers in this second episode with Dr. Elizabeth Plourde. When Dr. Plourde’s studies revealed that sunscreens actually promote melanoma and harm all life in the oceans, she devoted her life to presenting the truth behind today’s environmental damage in books, scientific articles, medical conferences and consumer groups. When “Kid Safe” sunscreens were marketed, Dr. Plourde redoubled her efforts to dispel the myth that zinc and titanium oxides are “kid safe.” Not only are they “not kid safe,” they are not “ocean life safe,” as they kill the phytoplankton, the foundation of our oceans’ food chain. Sunscreens are not only toxic and dangerous for people and ALL of life but they are also… totally UNNECESSARY! As you’ll learn in this episode, we can create our own internal “SPF” through dietary choices and lifestyle!


Dr. Elizabeth Plourde recently appeared on my show in Episode 116, The Biology of Femininity, which I highly suggest you check out to learn more about her personal story and extensive research background. Her published books include:


EMF Freedom: Solutions for the 21st Century Pollution 3rd Edition 2018


Sunscreens Biohazard 2: Proof of Toxicity Keeps Piling Up 2018


Sunscreens Biohazard: Treat As Hazardous Waste 2012


Hysterectomy: The Best or Worst Thing that Ever Happened to Me? 2003


Your Guide to Hysterectomy, Ovary Removal & Hormone Replacement 2002




00:08:34 Sunscreen Is Bad!

00:10:10 The Importance Of Vitamin D

00:15:17 The Fragility Of Our Coral Reefs

00:17:16 What’s Toxic About Sunscreen?

00:24:30 How To Boost Antioxidants In Your Diet

00:30:35 You’re Drinking Whatever You Apply To Your Skin

00:34:30 What About Aerosol Sunscreens?

00:37:36 The Interaction Between Chlorine And Sunscreen

00:42:18 Are Zinc Nanoparticles Okay?

00:49:10 Dr. Plourde’s Websites

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Amy Fournier® is a former People-Pleaser turned Healthy Lifestyle Entrepreneur who specializes in developing self-awareness and total mind-body transformation. She is a fitness and health expert, host of the Awakening Aphrodite podcast, author, inspirational speaker, artist, international cover model and a powerhouse of inspiration for looking and feeling your best no matter what your age, background or ability. With over 30 years of experience in fitness, health and personal development, Amy’s mission is to help YOU realize the power you have to control the way you look and feel and do it in a way that you enjoy and to optimize your ENERGY and life! Amy considers herself to be a student of life and a work in progress and most importantly, she also loves to nap and is a lucky Mom to cute little fur-baby, Charlotte.:)

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