Category Archives: What is in This Stuff?

FAIL! Neurotoxins, Our Brains and the Limitations of Scientific Testing

Below are 3 detailed reports on neurotoxic chemicals and their effects on our bodies. I’d argue that in light of the fact that we are polluted, the system as it is has failed us. I mean, the contributing products are … Continue reading

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Lead and Cadmium in Jewelry and Handbags, Enough is Enough! Here is a Kick in the Pants if You Still Need One

Two more reports have come out recently showing high levels of toxic heavy metals in children’s jewelry and handbags. What are you doing about it? Manufacturers have been barred from using lead in some children’s products. So what did they … Continue reading

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Disinfectant Overkill, Our Health and Alternatives

Women’s Voices for the Earth (a great organization with lots of resources on their website) has published a report “Disinfectant Overkill” about what disinfectants are linked to health problems. In it, they explain why hospital cleanliness standards for the average … Continue reading

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Today’s Thought Process on Natural Body Lotion

It went something like this: I bought some organic coconut oil for the winter dry skin season. It’s a great lip balm and hair oil, too. And you can eat it. I know what’s in it, unlike most lotions, even … Continue reading

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E-Book: What’s in This Stuff?: The Hidden Toxins in Everyday Products and What You Can Do About Them

Read for free on Google Books by Patricia Thomas Download on Google Books HERE.

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Husband Asked, “What’s in Alba’s Unscented Moisturing Cream Shave?”

This morning, my husband asked, “What’s in this shaving cream? Is it really free of synthetic chemicals?” He saw a list of ingredients he couldn’t pronounce and wondered what they were. He went on to gush over how much better … Continue reading

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Organic Means Pesticide-Free, Right? WRONG! About Botanical Pesticides

I know this post is going to make a lot of people cringe.  My intent is not to bash organic farming.  I buy organic and will continue to do so, confident that the choices organic farmers make are better for … Continue reading

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