Chemical enemy number one: how bad are phthalates really? | The Guardian

Why “no phthalates” is a vital part of our no list! – Name a major public health concern over the past two decades and there’s likely some link to phthalates exposure.In the past few years, researchers have linked phthalates to asthma, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, breast cancer, obesity and type II diabetes, low IQ, neurodevelopmental issues, behavioral […]


More whole grains linked with lower mortality 

We like our whole grain bread! Another reason to keep up those healthy grains – Eating more whole grains is associated with up to 15% lower mortality—particularly cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related mortality, according to a large new long-term study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.The study also found that bran, a component of whole grain foods, was associated […]


Pregnancy really does make women bloom – Telegraph

We believe that! – Expectant mums really do bloom – because being pregnant has a “rejuvenating effect” on women, according to a scientific paper.The research suggests that women could feel younger during pregnancy, because pregnancy helps regenerate tissue and slow down the ageing process.They said the effect occurs because of the shared blood between mother […]