Environment

Phthalates in Food: 7 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure...
Phthalates in Food: 7 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure

You probably know that some plastic toys—like the now infamous rubber ducky—contain the hormone-disrupting, birth-defect-causing, probably-carcinogenic

Are Cosmetics Really Toxic?
What We Need To Know To Understand
Are Cosmetics Really Toxic?  <br />What We Need To Know To Understand <br />What We Are Putting On Our Bodies

With all the recent press on both the health and safety of our personal care products as well as the limited FDA regulations on labeling them, the average c

Why Your Hand Sanitizer Doesn’t Stop the Flu (And Might Make You Sic
Why Your Hand Sanitizer Doesn’t Stop the Flu (And Might Make You Sick)

Despite my longtime annoyance with Purell-toting moms, once I had my own children I found myself–to my horror–becoming something of a germaphobe

Understanding Misleading Cosmetic Labels Claims – What To Watch
Understanding Misleading Cosmetic Labels Claims – What To Watch For

The world is hard enough to migrate without adding, “what’s in your personal care products” to the list of concerns. We teach our children to trust th

The Scoop on Fluoride...
The Scoop on Fluoride

Have you ever heard of Fluoridigate? If so, you are one step ahead of me! “FLUORIDEGATE is a new documentary that reveals the tragedy of how government,

The Best Mattress for a Healthy Night’s Sleep...
The Best Mattress for a Healthy Night’s Sleep

A good night’s sleep is a major component of a healthy lifestyle, and yet it’s elusive for many people. I’ve talked at length about circadian rhythms

The 8 Most Common Genetically Modified Foods: Are You Still Eating Th
The 8 Most Common Genetically Modified Foods:  Are You Still Eating Them?

Reprinted with permission from NaturallySavvy.com The publicity and interest in “going green” has increased awareness to serious environmental issues su

Artificial Food Dyes and Kids: Not a Good Mix...
Artificial Food Dyes and Kids: Not a Good Mix

A report released by the National Cancer Institute showed a 9.4% increase in childhood cancer between 1992 and 2007. And today, cancer is now the leading

What’s Wrong With Our Food System?
And How Can We Make A Di
What’s Wrong With Our Food System? <br/>And How Can We Make A Difference?

Many of you have probably seen this as it has been around for a couple of years now. But I watched it again recently and was just as blown away as I was the

3 Seriously Deceiving “Healthy Foods”...
3 Seriously Deceiving “Healthy Foods”

Today’s seriously deceptive food marketing means that reading front labels and nutritional labels isn’t enough. To avoid choosing seriously deceiving