Goodness! And that’s just what’s reported by the companies, yikes! – More than 5,000 products, including clothing, toys and bedding, contain toxic chemicals that could be dangerous for children’s health, yet stores still stock them and consumers know little about their content, an advocacy group reported this week. “For most products in our homes, including [...]
We love tomatoes anyway, but why they’re even better organically grown (make sure you know where they come from!) – The authors of a recently published study conclude that their work clearly demonstrates that tomatoes from organic farming not only have a smaller size and mass than fruits from conventional growing systems, but also a [...]
More worrying news on what goes into our everyday cosmetics! As Nanna always says, natural’s best – Researchers from University of California, Berkeley’s School of Public Health have found lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum and five other metals in common lipstick brands. Researchers said that the level of metals in the products were high enough to [...]
Did you know that many antibiotics are taken even when they have no effect on the illness in question? Powerful stuff antibiotics, and we need to use them only when truly needed (and certainly not liberally on livestock!) – There’s a quietly surging medical emergency taking hold across the country: Some of our most prized [...]
Shocking news – that one of the largest economies in the world still hasn’t banned all asbestos – More than 50 countries have banned asbestos, a toxic mineral used in building materials, insulation, automobile brakes and other products. The United States isn’t one of them. Last year, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, 1,060 metric tons [...]
Still spending money on sea salt hair sprays? We’d skip the essential oils in the recipe (our stance is it’s always better not to use them unless you absolutely have to!) but this lovely, simple recipe is wonderfully gentle and so very easy! Click DIY Beach Waves Sea Salt Texturizing Spray to read the full article.