By, Vanessa Handy Do you know whether your child’s school is spraying toxic pesticides on school grounds? If so, do you know what they are spraying, how much and when they apply these products? If you can answer yes to these questions then you are in the minority of educated parents. Most parents are in the […]View Post
One Beautician’s Journey Through the Toxic Ingredients of Her Industry
By Becky de la Rosa, Owner, Pin Up Hair Emporium & Unique Boutique, San Rafael Is your shampoo making your teenager (and possibly you) fat? Did you know that the average American is exposed to over 150 toxic ingredients a DAY that can cause endocrine disruption, cancer and auto immune disorders as well as affect […]View Post
How Can Busy Parents Find Time to Feed Their Families Healthy Food?
By Barbara Sobel. We all want to serve our families healthy meals, but what does healthy eating really mean? The one thing most health experts agree upon is that eating at home is usually a healthier option than eating out. When we eat home cooked meals, we have control over the foods we eat. It […]View Post Children's Health, Farm to Table, Kids and Food, organic food
Are genetically modified foods safe? A doctor’s perspective.
By, Myrto Ashe, MD, MPH. We have been eating these foods for years, and the government has approved them. The vast majority of food American’s eat today – even baby formula – contains GMOs. Aren’t they safe? Not likely. There are many reasons to be seriously concerned about the safety of eating Genetically Modified (GM) […]View Post
A Mom’s Journey: From Panic to Power
By Christina Wyle. I have often wondered whether pollutants in the environment contributed to my family’s deadly health history. My mom died of lung cancer at the age of 56, my father died of a blood disease thought to be caused by benzene at 72, and my youngest sister was diagnosed with stage 4 breast […]View Post Breast Cancer, Children's Health, Environmental Health, Green Chemistry, Sustainability