New Studies by Dr. Anne Steinemann on Fragranced Baby Products, Essential Oils, Indoor Air Quality & More

A few months back Dr. Anne Steinemann sent me some of her new studies. I am posting below, with her permission what she sent me. These studies were conducted in collaboration with some of her students and colleagues and are worth looking at. Please feel free to share with others! Knowledge is power. (1) Fragranced baby products (both regular and “green”) – nearly all products emitted chemicals classified as hazardous, with … Continue reading New Studies by Dr. Anne Steinemann on Fragranced Baby Products, Essential Oils, Indoor Air Quality & More

One Moms Adventure with Shea Butter & a Canker Sore

There isn’t anything more painful and pestering than a canker sore in your mouth.  Depending on where the sore is located in can be extremely painful to the touch and eating is almost impossible. Recently while I was brushing my teeth with the baby in arm (he is my little cling on), he smacked the tooth-brush sending it into a downward motion and jamming it … Continue reading One Moms Adventure with Shea Butter & a Canker Sore

Health News: What Dangerous Food Ingredient is Changing Names?

The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) has petitioned the U.S. FDA to allow manufacturers the option of using the term “corn sugar” instead of “high fructose corn syrup”. In their press release on the subject, they claim that “independent research demonstrates that the current labeling is confusing to American consumers.” They blame “inexact scientific reports and inaccurate media accounts” for the current stigma associated with high … Continue reading Health News: What Dangerous Food Ingredient is Changing Names?

Are you exposing your children to endocrine-disrupting chemicals like BPA?

BPA is used in baby bottles, water bottles, plates, toys you name it.  And we all know its not safe for us since its been classified as an endocrine-disrupting chemical.  An endocrine disruptor is a synthetic chemical that when absorbed into the body either mimics or blocks hormones and disrupts the body’s normal functions. This disruption can happen through altering normal hormone levels, halting or … Continue reading Are you exposing your children to endocrine-disrupting chemicals like BPA?

In the News: Cosmetics & Cancer

Chemical Cosmetics Linked To Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer Source: Alliance of Natural Health According to Canadian scientists writing in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine, women exposed to synthetic fibers and petroleum products in the course of their work appear to be most at risk of breast cancer. Exposure to certain chemicals and pollutants before she reaches her mid-30s could triple a woman’s risk … Continue reading In the News: Cosmetics & Cancer