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DIY Deodorant

Deodorant has many toxic ingredients that can wreck havoc on our bodies. When choosing a deodorant you want to AVOID the following ingredients: aluminum compounds, parabens, silica, triclosan, propylene glycol, talc, and steareth-n. These toxins can actually cause anything from minor skin irritation to kidney and liver damage to cancer. Luckily, there are a variety of all-natural…


Is Your Drinking Water Contaminated?

Apparently 75% of drinking water in the United States is contaminated and is potentially harmful to consume. via Mike Adams at thefallingdarkness.com: An Environmental Working Group review of government water analysis data reveals that 75% of drinking water in America is contaminated with cancer-causing hexavalent chromium (also known as chromium-6). In a widely publicized report, EWG warns that 200…


Is Cow’s Milk Bad for You?

Cow’s milk can be really hard on the human body because it simply was not designed to be digested by our bodies. Cow’s milk is also loaded with lipids, fat, and hormones. Goat’s milk is a great alternative to cow’s milk if you or your child need the particular nutrients found in cow’s milk. However,…


Are Feminine Hygiene Products Toxic?

94% of the cotton produced in the United States is genetically modified. Genetically modified crops are sprayed with the herbicide Roundup, which contains glyphosate. Glyphosate was recently declared by WHO to cause cancer in humans and has lead the California EPA to make Monsanto label glyphosate containing products as a carcinogen. Now, in a recent study conducted…


Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Serious Health Issues

Way too many people that I know still consume beverages and eat snacks that contain artificial sweeteners. I, of course, am the annoying person in their lives that can’t help themselves and tells them to “cut it out.”  I only speak up because I ultimately care about their well-being. Why artificial sweeteners are bad: 1- Some…


Is Bottled Water Toxic?

In the U.S. we consume about 30 billion bottles of water each year. 80 percent of the water bottles we use end up in landfills, which means the environmental impact of our decision to drink bottled water is one that could be potentially disastrous. Via Norm Schriever: Water bottles are made of completely recyclable polyethylene terephthalate (PET)…


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