Ten Tips To Protect Your Body from Toxic Chemicals

Don’t put anything on your skin you wouldn’t eat! Avoid mainstream consumer skin care, cosmetics and personal care products, period! Need soap? Try natural brands like Dr Bronner’s,  Mrs. Meyers, Watkins or Nubain Heritage. Don’t eat foods made with chemicals you can’t pronounce. Read the ingredients labels. If the list of ingredients is too long…

sunscreens

Is Your Sunscreen Safe? 12 Shocking Dangers of Sunscreen You Need to Know About (Plus, Natural Sunscreen Recipe!)

Summer is officially here! It’s time to enjoy some fun in the sun with your family and friends. Part of being out in the sun is deciding which sunscreen is best for you and your family. From aerosol sprays to lotions, there’s no shortage of options. But what if I told you there are actual dangers of using conventional sunscreens? It’s true. Not all sunscreens are created equal.

Attention Deficit Disorder

4 Week Plan to Eliminate Attention Deficit Disorder Symptoms

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) may be linked to genetics, but an unhealthy diet will exaggerate symptoms, even in individuals not predisposed. Simply eliminating foods that cause symptoms can be helpful but adding key nutrients back into your diet will have an even greater impact. Individuals with ADHD may be sensitive to sugar, processed foods and…

Air Pollution Increases Risk for Heart Attack-HEPA Filter May Help

Air Pollution Increases Risk for Heart Attack-HEPA Filter May Help

January 21, 2010 — Particulate air pollution increases the risk for myocardial infarction, and lowering indoor particulate air pollution levels by using ordinary high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration improves 2 markers of cardiovascular risk: microvascular endothelial function and systemic inflammation. Ryan W. Allen, PhD, and colleagues from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada,…

Long-Term Pesticide Exposure Linked to Cognitive Decline

Long-Term Pesticide Exposure Linked to Cognitive Decline

December 29, 2010 — Individuals exposed to pesticides on the job are more likely than their unexposed peers to experience a decline in cognitive function as they grow older, new research shows. “The mild impairment we observed raises the question of…possible evolution towards neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias,” write Isabelle Baldi,…

4 Simple Tips for Avoiding GMOs

4 Simple Tips for Avoiding GMOs

Tip #1: Buy Organic Certified organic products cannot be produced using GMO ingredients. So if you can, buy only products labeled “100% organic”, “organic,” or “made with organic ingredients.” Read more about organic standards… Tip #2: Look for “non-GMO” labels Companies may voluntarily label products as “non-GMO.” Some labels state “non-GMO” while others spell out…