The support for choosing “clean” foods, free of such chemicals as contained in pesticides, is broadening. According to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), organic food sales grew by more than 7 percent last year, partly driven by consumer concern about the use of pesticides in food production and their
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For all of us who have leftovers after any number of meals, this is a sensible question to ask: Is Tupperware BPA-free? First, though, it helps to understand what BPA is.
BPA stands for Bisphenol A, a chemical produced in large quantities, according to the National Institute of Environmental
If you see “BPA-free” displayed on the label of a water bottle you may assume the container is indeed made of BPA-free plastic. But, studies show the new BPA-free plastics are still potent endocrine disruptors. So how do you keep BPA and other plasticizer toxins out of your body?
Environmental Toxins Can Increase the Risk of Memory Loss, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Alzheimer’s
What if you discovered you or your loved ones were being exposed to a dangerous toxin that could affect the health of your brain? Find out how to protect yourself…
You’ve been told to buy organic and avoid pesticide exposure. But why are pesticides harmful, and why should they be avoided?
There can be many dangerous ingredients in deodorant. To avoid the risk of chemical exposure and skin irritation, find out how to choose the best natural deodorant, and even how to make your own at home.
If you care about your health and what goes into your body, you need to care about makeup toxicity. Why? Cosmetics don’t just sit on the surface of the skin; they get absorbed into the body and are found in human tissues. And, many cosmetics contain toxic ingredients. Is your
Do you know where the primary BPA exposure sources are lurking? Even the FDA has expressed concern about this chemical’s possible harmful effects. Knowing these 5 most common sources of Bisphenol A exposure will give you the tools necessary to protect your family.
You encounter them in everyday plastics, processed foods, and even your sunscreen or makeup yet you likely don’t even realize it. Endocrine disruptor health implications can be serious. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself.