“Many organizations in the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition have developed incredible resources to help you live a more healthy, non-toxic life. Here’s a round-up of a few guides worth checking out for tips, expert advice, and even recipes for good food and green cleaners!” Non-Toxic Tips: Our Greatest Hits. Advertisements
The following is taken directly from fda.gov. “Organic” Cosmetics March 8, 2010 The following information is intended to respond to some questions people commonly ask FDA about “organic” cosmetics. Does FDA have a definition for the term “organic”? No. FDA regulates cosmetics under the authority of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act(FD&C Act) and the Fair … Continue reading
Jennifer Taggart is the founder of The Smart Mama and the author of Smart Mama’s Green Guide: Simple Steps to Reduce Your Child’s Toxic Chemical Exposure from Hachette Book Group USA. The book has gotten great reviews. And folks, she is smart. She currently blogs for LA Moms Blog and Healthy Child Healthy World. She also volunteers … Continue reading
“We measured umbilical cord blood in babies. We found an average of 200 different industrial chemicals in their cord blood at birth. Of the total 287 chemicals we detected, 180 are known to cause cancer in humans and 217 are toxic to the brain and nervous system.” Dr. Greene, Grist Interview 07, talking about a … Continue reading
Healthy Child Healthy World helps millions of parents, educators, health professionals, and the general public take action to create healthy environments and embrace green, non-toxic steps. Healthy Child Healthy World exists because more than 125 million Americans, especially children, now face an historically unprecedented rise in chronic disease and illness such as cancer, autism, asthma, … Continue reading
Dr. John Peterson Myers, CEO of Environmental Health Sciences and co-author of Our Stolen Future, talks about environmental chemicals and public health.
Naturally Savvy’s Aubrey Hampton gives us the list of 10 chemicals prevention minded folk most want out of skin and hair care and cosmetic products, starting with Methyl, Propyl, Butyl and Ethyl Parabens. Naturally Savvy | 10 Synthetic Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid.