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Toxic Talk and Labels

After Years of Pressure, J&J Removes Cancer-Causing Chemicals from Baby Bath Products

About four years ago, I informed readers about a lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) concerning potentially dangerous chemicals in their children’s products. It followed on the heels of a study by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics in which most of the children’s bath products tested were contaminated with formaldehyde and 1,4-dioxane-chemicals linked to

Toxic Talk and Labels

Kids Suffering “Pandemic” of Brain Damage from Chemicals-Study

Those of you who regularly read my posts here know how passionate I am about reducing our toxic exposure. But I just read the results of a new study and it’s got me even more upset than usual! That’s because this time, the study is talking about how the millions of chemicals that surround us

Toxic Talk and Labels

Think Twice Before Eating ADA-Laden Breads and Pastries

In January 2014, Vani Hari, creator of, petitioned Subway to stop using “azodicarbonamide” (ADA) in their breads. Long considered to be the “healthy” alternative to fast food, Subway has enjoyed a long stint as the chain with the healthy image. Even First Lady Michelle Obama has endorsed Subway for their “fresh” and “nutritious” meals.

Nutrition + Toxic Talk and Labels

Did You Know Processed Foods Are As Addictive as Drugs?

Those of you who have participated in my Detox Your Life 30-Day Program know what I think of processed food. In the program, I spend quite a bit of time talking about how bad they are for you, and how the chemicals inside them can damage your health. But processed foods aren’t easy to shake,