Environment

Our Favorite Natural Deodorants...
Our Favorite Natural Deodorants

By Be Well Health Coach Katrine van Wyk The quest to find the best (or even just a good) natural deodorant is ongoing here at the Be Well offices. We all wa

Why You Should Put Olive Oil On Everything...
Why You Should Put Olive Oil On Everything

Reprinted with permission from Organic Authority. There are plenty of olive oil benefits. But this latest one may surprise you. Olive oil is prized for its

Acrylamide in Food:
How to Reduce Your Cancer Risk...
Acrylamide in Food: <br />How to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

The European Food Safety Agency tends to be a few steps ahead of ours when it comes to exercising precaution and introducing preventative measures to protect

A Report Highlights Rampant Misleading Marketing Efforts by Leading Yo
A Report Highlights Rampant Misleading Marketing Efforts by Leading Yogurt Brands

This article originally appeared on OrganicAuthority.com A new report released by organic advocacy group, The Cornucopia Institute, highlights rampant misle

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