126 Chemicals Later

126. That’s the number of unique chemical ingredients that the average american puts on their body each morning in the average 9 personal care items used on a daily basis, according to the Environmental Working Group. None of which, by the way, have been tested to determine safety. Think I’m exaggerating? I wish. The FDA’s […]

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Transdermal Toxins: What is Your Skin Eating?

I’m horrified, although I shouldn’t be, given what I know about food. I just got home from a workshop all about ingredients of what goes into our lotions, our makeup, our sunscreens…even the baby wash and powder we put on our little ones. I proudly signed on to be part of Beautycounter’s mission just over […]

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Naturally Fresh

Sounds great, doesn’t it? What do you think of when you read this phrase? I’d like to say I think of crisp lettuces, fresh from the garden, a homemade all veggie juice or perhaps a raw kale salad with some wild salmon sashimi. Notice what all of the above have in common? No packages. So […]

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Its. Not. Food.

National Fast Food Day is observed annually on November 16.  On this day each year people all across the country celebrate by going through the drive-thru, dining inside or ordering their fast food to go.  First popularized in the United States in the 1950’s, fast food is considered any meal with low preparation time and […]

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