Toxins

Beware of Chemicals in Your Feminine Care Products...
Beware of Chemicals in Your Feminine Care Products

Some products have a sort of “halo” around them. We just expect they’ll be made in such a way that we can feel comfortable using them on a daily basis

Be Well Kitchen:
Homemade Coconut Milk Recipe...
Be Well Kitchen: <br/>Homemade Coconut Milk Recipe

By Be Well Health Coach Jackie Damboragian I’ve been using a lot of coconut milk lately – in smoothies, as a creamer in tea and coffee, in curry dis

Organic Fashion:
Should We Worry About Toxins in Our Clothes?...
Organic Fashion: <br/>Should We Worry About Toxins in Our Clothes?

If you eat a mostly organic diet and increasingly use organic skincare and cleaning products, it probably feels like a logical next step to buy organic clot

4 Reasons Never to Drink Soda Again...
4 Reasons Never to Drink Soda Again

In 1946, there was a famous ad that read “more doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette.” In 1976, Coke’s slogan was “Coke adds Life!” Fast f

Putting It On Your Skin Does Let It In – What’s In Skin Care
Putting It On Your Skin Does Let It In –  What’s In Skin Care And How It Affects Your Health

You might have heard that sure, parabens and other chemicals in your skin care are bad if ingested, but they can’t penetrate your skin so you don’t have

3 Reasons Your Nail Polish Isn’t Safe...
3 Reasons Your Nail Polish Isn’t Safe

Nail polish is a luxury that some women can’t live without. While some choose to glam it up in today’s world, it’s a kind of tribal decora

10 Tips To Spring Clean Your Cosmetics Cabinet...
10 Tips To Spring Clean Your Cosmetics Cabinet

With the spring season typically comes the urge to get rid of the clutter and scour away the dirt. In fact, according to a survey conducted by the American

The Trouble With Tilapia...
The Trouble With Tilapia

Nutritionists and health experts expound on the many benefits of including fish as part of a healthy diet: It’s a lean protein, it’s got lots of

3 Key Reasons to Avoid Mineral Oil...
3 Key Reasons to Avoid Mineral Oil

Also called “liquid petroleum,” “paraffin oil,” and “white mineral oil,” mineral oil has long been used in a number of industries, including bio

Six Basics for Nontoxic Cleaning...
Six Basics for Nontoxic Cleaning

I once had an editor write an entire magazine article about the cupboard under my kitchen sink because she was so impressed with its simplicity. All it cont