If You’re Concerned With Your Child’s Health, Please Read This

https://www.youtube.com/embed/YGBpHYLNtRA?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Plastic water bottles, food containers and the insides of many of our canned goods, have been in the news for a long time. Since the 1960’s when we moved away from glass for containers we have been ingesting leached substances from the new and modern alternative. Plastic was heralded as the clean, disposable and … Continue reading If You’re Concerned With Your Child’s Health, Please Read This

Which Plastic Containers Are Safe?

Something I have been thinking about for quite a while now but haven’t really acted upon apart from the other week we decided we would dispense with tinned tomatoes as we do use quite a lot and I have concerns about leaching into our food. Sally’s post on plastics added even more fuel to the […] … Continue reading Which Plastic Containers Are Safe?

Illegal Cancer-Causing Chemicals Found in Nearly 100 Shampoo Brands

Sad that we need to screen everything we buy, but in the end, it’s our responsibility to educate ourselves in order to make wiser choices. Awesome article!

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The Center for Environmental Health based in Oakland, California, performed a study on shampoos and soaps and found that at least 98 included a carcinogen known as cocamide diethanolamine (cocamide DEA).

Cocamide Diethanolamine (cocamide DEA), a controversial ingredient found in body care items, has landed four personal care manufacturers with a lawsuit in California.

The Center for Environmental Health filed the suit after discovering the presence of cocamide DEA, the foam stabilizer and volumizer, in shampoos and soaps. In the state of California, Proposition 65 requires manufacturers to warn consumers over the risks of certain substances. Cocamide DEA is on that list because it is a suspected carcinogen. It was banned in the state last year after a study found it caused cancer in laboratory animals. -http://wisemindhealthybody.com

Here’s an Easy Homemade Natural Shampoo

1/2 cup coconut milk
2/3 cup Castile soap
10-15 drops essential oil of your choice

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