Tag: endocrine disruptors

Limit Your Exposure to Pesticides in Foods

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

BPA-Free Plastics Get Canned

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?

Makeup Toxicity: Ingredients to Watch For!

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

5 Alarming Sources of BPA Exposure

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.

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