Author: AndreaNolette

Toxic Toothpaste?

If you go to my kid’s bathroom you will find SpongeBob Square pants Toothpaste.  Why?  Because the kid’s love the taste, and it’s SpongeBob!  But just because the magical toothpaste gets my children to brush and keep their teeth healthy does it really mean the toothpaste itself is healthy?  Truth is there is alarming concern

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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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