Only a few days ago, I found myself without power for almost 48 hours. While two days might not seem like a big deal, it turned out to be a bigger ordeal than I imagined. Now you might wonder what does a power outage have to do with health? Everything. We forget how convenient the electric grid makes our lives. Continue reading
It's downright scary that legislation on personal care products has not been updated in over 80 years! Especially when you realize that the people who use more personal care products are women, which includes pregnant women. As more and more research is showing that what is put on the skin does absorb through into the rest of the body, it is becoming more crucial that we know what is in the personal care products we use. Continue reading
The risk from the COVID-19 virus, while real, seems to be very dependent on a person's pre-existing health status. With hand sanitizer, masks, and other PPE in short supply, more emphasis should be placed on how maintaining your general health is also a key to fighting the virus. Here's why... Continue reading
It isn't necessarily about hoarding. And there isn’t an easy fix. We came across this article and thought is was worth posting to pass on. While we are not certain that this is completely accurate (we did not verify ourselves but enjoyed the article), it seems like a very plausible explanation.
As laws change to allow health conscious consumers more knowledge about what's in consumer products, so do the unintended consequences, such as with California's Prop 65 warning requirements. Prop 65 started with good intentions, but as with many other things in the marketplace, has gotten turned upside down, resulting in some unexpected and unfortunate outcomes, especially for supplement manufacturers. Continue reading