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Get The Skinny On Toxic Fragrances in Aveda & Other Beauty Products

I am amazed at the number of people I run into who recommend I try Aveda products because of their safety and purity. Without going too far into dissecting all of their products and telling you which ones use GMOs and which ones have bad ratings by the Environmental Working Group I will just focus on one ingredient, FRAGRANCE aka Essence, Parfum, Aroma.  In all … Continue reading Get The Skinny On Toxic Fragrances in Aveda & Other Beauty Products

Children & Environmental Toxins – Must Read Info for Pediatricians and Parents

Adults are not the only ones affected by Mycotoxins, chemicals, and other environmental contaminants. From my research and interviews with medical professionals, mold remediators, and affected families I can tell you that children especially young children are just as vulnerable as adults to illnesses caused by environmental toxins. One of my favorite people who covers this topic exceptionally well is Ruth Etzel, MD. I purchased … Continue reading Children & Environmental Toxins – Must Read Info for Pediatricians and Parents

What is the difference between a chemical allergy and a chemical toxicity?

This is a question I get a lot and often people just don’t understand what chemical toxicity is and why it is different from an allergy. So if you are struggling with explaining this topic to others, check out the write up below from the website MCS America. Q: What is the difference between a chemical allergy and chemical toxicity? A: An allergy produces hay fever-like symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, itching, nasal … Continue reading What is the difference between a chemical allergy and a chemical toxicity?