by guest blogger Ava Anderson, safe products advocate The new year is here! Follow these 3 steps to reduce your body’s exposure to harmful chemicals throughout 2016: 1. Skip the fragrance/parfum. The term fragrance can hide an untold number of chemicals in everything from toothpaste, shampoo, and soap to deodorant and dryer sheets. The International […]
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A Clean Start: 3 Ways to Lower Your Body’s Chemical Burden in 2016
Just Say No to “Fragrance” This Holiday!
by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural-beauty expert and safe-cosmetics advocate It might smell delicious and divine, but that pleasant scent designed to evoke happiness and fond memories is most likely a concoction brewed from an unknown mashup from a list of 3,000 of potentially dangerous chemicals. Chemicals hidden under the term “fragrance” or “parfum” on […]
Toxic Back-to-School Gear
by guest blogger Mike Schade. While millions of children across America returned to school this month, many parents were unaware that children’s back-to-school products currently on store shelves contain high levels of toxic chemicals called phthalates, used to soften vinyl plastic. These chemicals are so toxic they’ve been banned for use in toys in the United States because of adverse health effects like birth defects, asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and diabetes, among others.
Raised on America’s first organic farm, Scratch author Maria Rodale learned how to make everyday favorites from, yes, scratch — the way you remember them; the way they turn out best.Order Now
Drawing on findings from leading health researchers as well as conversations with both chemical and organic farmers from coast to coast, Maria Rodale irrefutably outlines the unacceptably high cost of chemical farming on our health and our environment.Order Now