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Which Canned Foods Still Contain BPA?

Is BPA lurking in your canned tuna or chili beans? It could be - but you'd probably never know about it. Food companies that use BPA don't have to tell you. As you may already know, this toxic chem…

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Why You’ll Be Healthier if You Give Your Body a Make-up Break

A study by the non-profit Environmental Working Group (EWG) shows that American women unintentionally apply, on average, 168 different chemicals to their bodies each day. Many of those chemicals are d…

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2015 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen: Know Your Produce

Is buying organic really the healthiest way to eat produce? Sometimes yes, but sometimes surprisingly, no.  The "Dirty Dozen" and "Clean Fifteen" lists of 2015 can help you decide what fruits and vegg…

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The Best Bang For Your Organic Buck: Cleanest & Dirtiest Produce

An apple a day may ... increase cancer rates and cause Parkinson's disease? That isn't the classic phrase. However, pesticides are rewriting the rules on health. Non-organic apples can contain up t…

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Navigating a Toxic World with Environmental Rock Star Ken Cook

Yes, we've been talking a lot about the minefield of toxins in our every day world. From carcinogenic flame retardants in our furniture to toxins invading our sex life, it is pretty much impossible to…

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Don’t Like Eating Yoga Mats? Avoid These Brands…

Surely you’ve heard of Subway’s recent decision to ditch azodicarbonamide (ADA) from their sandwich bread - -a chemical foaming agent commonly used in the production of yoga mats and shoe rubber. Good…

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Personality Profiles of Plugin Owners, Chia Seeds & More

Our favorite green car dude, John Voelcker, Sr. Editor of GreenCarReports.com, came to the Green Diva Studio to talk about the latest in green driving trends and the best green cars to buy in 2014. We…

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Exposed: Cancer-Causing Toxins Found in Air Fresheners

If you have been following my “EXPOSED” blog series you’re familiar with phthalates found in so-called “air-fresheners.” You know then that these toxic ingredients are linked with abnormally-developed…

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Exposed: Is Your Child’s Classroom Toxic?

When you consider that children spend almost as much time at school as they do at home, it’s imperative that the environment be a healthy one—or at least, a non-toxic one.  This is particularly true w…

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Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Baby Shampoo?

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock If you buy special shampoo for your baby, the last thing you'd expect it to contain would be known or suspected carcinogens... But if you live in the U…

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