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Tag Archives: "BPA"

Toxic Talk and Labels

Why You NEED to Care About Endocrine Disruptors

Endocrine disruptors. Hormone disruptors. Why should you care? What is the Endocrine System? Inside your body, you have a system that controls your growth and development, moods, metabolism, sexual function, sleep, immune function, and more. Called the “endocrine system,” it’s made of up glands that secrete chemicals called “hormones” into the bloodstream and surrounding tissues.

Toxic Talk and Labels

Another Small Step- FDA Issues Ban on BPA in Infant-Formula Packaging

For years those of us concerned about reducing the toxic load we’re all carrying everyday have been pushing to get BPA out of our daily products. A chemical used to make plastics, BPA has been linked to breast cancer, prostate cancer, hormone disruption, developmental problems, neural and behavioral effects in infants and children, and more.

Breast Cancer + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Animal Testing of Cosmetic Ingredients to Stop in the EU-But Humans Remain Guinea Pigs

On February 5, 2013, New York Times columnist Mark Bittman wrote an article entitled “Cosmetics Wars.” I’d like to bring it to your attention for two reasons: 1. He notes that if all goes according to plan, next month the European Union will become “cruelty-free,” banning the sale of all cosmetic ingredients that were tested

Breast Cancer + Nutrition

Stop the Hypocrisy! Let Progresso Know that BPA-Lined Cans Are NOT Acceptable

October swamped the market with pink. Some companies had the best intentions in donating funds for breast cancer research, but others seem to have their wires crossed. Take Progresso Soup, for example. Go to your local grocery store before the month is out and you are likely to find pink ribbons on the cans. These

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