Food in the News – Organic produce and reduction in Cancer rates- Sharing this article from the — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

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Here is a very interesting read about organic produce and the reduction of cancer.  While I'm a bit skeptical about how organic the organic produce section truly is, I am definitly a believer in purchasing from the farmer's market directly from the farmer.  I recommend reading this article; it's quite informative. There has been a … Continue reading Food in the News – Organic produce and reduction in Cancer rates- Sharing this article from the — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

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Use Less Plastic in Your Home — Very Informative Post by ecogreenlove

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I wanted to share with you this excellent post by "ecogreenlove."  One thing that stands out for me in this article is the toxins leeking out in our foods via plastic containers.  See how to protect yourself and your family from these harmful chemicals. What exactly does it mean to throw something “away”? First of … Continue reading Use Less Plastic in Your Home — Very Informative Post by ecogreenlove

Repel Mosquitoes and Black Flies Naturally with These Tips- Safe for Kids

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It's that time of the year when the bugs are overwhelmingly annoying!  How to keep the mosquitoes, black flies, gnats, ticks and other pests at bay so that we can enjoy our summer? There are some pretty good bug repellants out there that work, but if you're conscious for your health and of your children's … Continue reading Repel Mosquitoes and Black Flies Naturally with These Tips- Safe for Kids

DIY Aluminum Free Baking Powder Recipe: 2 Ingredients

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I remember the day when I learned that the Baking Powder in my pantry actually contained aluminum.  Of course, at that time, I didn't really know too much about how harmful aluminum is for our health.  But nowadays, it seems there is information about it all over the internet. It's common knowledge that scientific research … Continue reading DIY Aluminum Free Baking Powder Recipe: 2 Ingredients

Beware – Side effects of Pain-killers — Success Inspirers World

Interesting to know… PANADOL : A close associate working in a hospital along with a team of doctors, planning to set up a database of its patients analysed the side effects of Pain-killers. The doctors themselves are not willing to take PANADOL or PARACETAMOL whenever they have a headache.. In fact, they will try some … Continue reading Beware – Side effects of Pain-killers — Success Inspirers World

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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