Stinky, sweet smelling air fresheners, cologne, body sprays, and scented shampoo are made with synthetic fragrances, and they’re bad for your health...especially children and pregnant women. These factory-made fragrances contain phthalates, which are chemicals that can cause hormonal abnormalities, … [Read more...] about Fragrance Free: 10 Ways to Protect Yourself from Toxic Scents
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Warning: Your Baby Contains Toxic Chemicals!
Hundreds of toxic chemicals, including PCBs, DDT, endocrine disrupters, and dioxins — to name just a few — are showing up in mothers’ and their newborn babies' bodies. These chemicals, found in everyday household products, can get absorbed during a typical morning routine. Consider this … [Read more...] about Warning: Your Baby Contains Toxic Chemicals!
ElectroSmog: 10 ways to avoid frying your brain
Like smog created by air pollution, electrosmog is created by electromagnetic field radiation from cell phones, wireless computers and networks, and new utility technologies like Smart Grids and Smart Meters. Electrosmog envelopes us 24-7...in our homes, neighborhoods, workplaces, even hotels, and … [Read more...] about ElectroSmog: 10 ways to avoid frying your brain
Making School Menus Healthy For Body and Mind
Corn dogs, canned fruit and a bag of chips...that was a typical hot lunch offering at the posh private school my daughter attended in Marin County, California six years ago. It took me, and five other Marin moms, more than a year to initiate organic lunch programs in our local private schools. We … [Read more...] about Making School Menus Healthy For Body and Mind
Shedding Some Light On Sunscreens
It’s time to start putting on sunscreen...or is it? There are lots of other options to protect yourself from getting burned this summer, like wearing protective clothing, finding shade, and avoiding noon sun. Plus, there’s no consensus that sunscreen prevents skin cancer and in some cases it’s been … [Read more...] about Shedding Some Light On Sunscreens
Green Romance: A Healthy Approach to Intimacy
The scene is set for romance…perfume, candles, flowers, chocolate, and champagne. But wait…some of these products might contain toxic chemicals! A new report from the Centers for Disease Control says that almost half of all Americans are now living with physical conditions and diseases that could be … [Read more...] about Green Romance: A Healthy Approach to Intimacy