The chief operating officer of Mold Inspection Sciences Texas, Mike Marshall, was asked by Lahana Vigliano, certified clinical nutritionist, founder, and CEO of Thrival Nutrition, to join her on an episode of the Thrival Nutrition podcast. Together they discuss the basics of mold and mold toxicity and answer some of consumers’ most common yet very important questions, including:
3:34 – What is mold? How and why does it grow in homes?
6:30 – What types of mold are there?
7:40 – Can a consumer tell for certain if they do indeed have mold? (Hint: unfortunately, the answer is no.)
8:40 – What are possible signs of mold?
10:05 – How long does it take for mold to grow?
12:14 – How can you prevent mold growth?
15:49 – Testing for mold – is it safe to do DIY testing with a kit?
21:13 – Is DIY mold remediation a solution?