New research on the link between chemicals and what goes on in our children’s brains - RODALE NEWS, EMMAUS, PA—Data just released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that rates of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continue to rise, jumping from 6.7 percent of U.S. children in 2000 to 9 percent of U.S. […]
More on what goes on behind the scenes to bring us our clothing. Shop wisely on that next trip out, our choices make a big impact on the earth! - A Greenpeace investigation has discovered the toxic chemical nonylphenol ethoxylate (NPE) in clothing made by 14 major brands, including Adidas, H&M, Converse and Abercrombie and […]
Excellent chart by the National Psoriasis Foundation of America which lists the potencies of different steroid creams. Great reference for anyone dealing with eczema or psoriasis. Click psoriasis.org to read the full article.
Great article on the movements within governments and research that’s taken place in recent years to better understand the chemicals in and around us - Clearly, there are chemicals in our bodies that don’t belong there. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducts a large, ongoing survey that has found 148 chemicals in Americans […]
A brief overview of the chamomile plant, one of the safest (if not the safest) essential oils to use on babies, and a favourite of ours! - Chamomile’s flowers resemble tiny daisies, but one sniff will have you thinking of apples instead. The herb has long been grown for its healing properties. Its smell was […]
Fascinating research, conducted a few years ago, on the antibiotic effects of honey - Honey, used in tea or hot water for generations to soothe sore throats, could soon be substituted for antibiotics in fighting stubborn ear, nose and throat infections, says a new study. Medical scientists at Ottawa University, in Canada, found in tests […]