I travel a lot, sometimes more than I would like. I travel both by plane and car, and to areas where grocery stores are nowhere to be found. Which means I often can't find my personal choices of organic foods, and I refuse to compromise on my health. Continue reading
We have long supported the mission of the EWG to educate the public about the health hazards of many personal care product ingredients, and how to choose products that contain only safe ingredients. So we are happy to report (though not surprised) that Continue reading
Concerns about toxic ingredients are not limited to personal care or body care type products. Toxicity problems can involve a wide variety of products that people use on a regular basis.
The following article from the suppersprograms.org by Aly Cohen, MD, FACR, provides a good reminder about some of the things that you should try to avoid.
Book Review: Slow Death by Rubber Duck by Rick Smith & Bruce Lourie
This book needs to be read by anyone who cares about themselves, their family, their friends, and/or the planet. When you go to read this book, you need to have an open mind. An open mind to different definitions than what you are accustomed to. An open mind to look at words such as "pollution" from a completely different perspective. I did not start out with an open mind, Continue reading
The Hawaiian state government recently passed a bill that would ban two sunscreen chemicals, specifically oxybenzone and octinoxate. These two organic chemicals are very commonly used in sunscreen products. The reason for the ban is explained well by Continue reading
Book Review Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
What an amazing book! First, I have NOT seen the movie; I don't know if I want to. Second, the book was very well written. We actually listened to it via audiobook on a long drive and we became so engrossed in it that we almost got ourselves lost on the road! Yeah, it was that good. If we were reading this book (rather than listening), we would not have been able to put it down. Continue reading