Month: June 2011

Hello world!

Sponsored by Children’s Cancer Recovery, Toxic Free Kids is a worldwide initiative to change the environment we live in for the sake of our children. Based on science, we believe we can actually prevent up to 90% of pediatric cancers by making simple, toxic free lifestyle choices.  Think of that: nine-out-of-ten childhood cancers prevented; that’s

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Formaldehyde … What Is It?

Formaldehyde—also sometimes listed by its systematic name, methanol—is an organic compound that’s a colorless gas, characterized by a pungent odor. Found in a myriad of places, such as building materials (carpet, plywood, and insulation materials), cleaning products, and personal products (shampoo, conditioner, and even kid’s soap), it’s a chemical that definitely makes the “to be avoided”

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Pesticides & Produce

Momma always said eat your fruits and veggies, not eat your pesticides! Pesticides increase our risk for cancer.  Over the years more and more pesticides are making their way into our food supply, especially our produce.  In the past I had thought that since I washed my fruits and vegetables, I was washing the pesticides

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Chemicals in Personal Products

The next few blog postings are going to be on personal products and nasty chemicals to avoid in your personal products.   In order to give readers a better understanding of these chemicals I wanted to provide a more detail blog on just the chemicals.  Remember I am not a scientist, this is just basic information

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