10 Common Toxic Chemicals in Products to Avoid – Part 1

10 Most Common Toxic Chemicals

This is Part 1 of 3 part series on 10 Common Toxic Chemicals to Avoid.  In an attempt to ‘clean up’ the environment, along with Clean Air Act and others, Toxic Substances Reform Act (TSCA) passed in 1976. At the time, there were about 60,000 chemicals but only 200 were tested for safety and only… 

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How to reduce exposure to toxic chemicals

reduce toxins from your life by ecokaren

This is a second post on “Earth Month Blog Party” Series and today’s topic is how to reduce toxic chemicals from our lives. Sadly, the Chemicals in Commerce Act will not protect consumers from chemicals; we have to. And how do you protect yourself when there are as many as 80,000 you are exposed to… 

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Who Owns that Organic Lettuce in Your Fridge?

who owns organic by ecokaren

When farmers market is not in season and I can’t buy loose organic greens from my favorite farmer Little Seed Garden, I buy packaged ones from Earth Bound Farms. Yes, it’s not the best option but when I want organic greens in dead of winter, I rather buy them from a reputable farm than loose… 

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Ginger Lemon Honey Immune Booster Syrup

Ginger Lemon Honey Syrup

Honey has been a staple ingredient in my medicinal war chest for years. Not only does it tastes wonderful in my Ear Grey tea, it is very effective for all kinds of “icky-not-feel-so-good” conditions. My Asian Pear Honey Cough Remedy is a “go-to” homemade cure for a cold induced cough in my household. According to… 

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Essential Oils for Better Health

Essential Oils for Better Health

I love aromatherapy. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t skeptical at first. But one of my friends, Dr. Maura, a fellow Chiropractor added  Aromatherapy to her practice and reported remarkable results. So I started using a little bit of aromatherapy in my office too. I’d drop a few drops of Vanilla essential oil (E.O.)… 

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Facts and Straight #GMOtalk: FREE Virtual Conference with Experts

GMO-what-you-need-to-know-conf

The chemical and food companies spent over $70 million against campaigns to defeat genetically modified organism (GMO) foods in Washington and California last year. Monsanto recently launched a new campaign, trying to dis-spell GMO facts and to confuse consumers. We are eating GMO’s without labels and we can’t tell what we are eating every day…. 

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