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Donít Foods: Experts Weigh In on the Foods to Avoid

As many lists as there are concerning foods to seek out for their nutritional excellence or cancer fighting compounds, there exist countless other lists of foods to avoid at all costs. There are the o…

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6 Natural Alternatives to Toxic Fabric Softeners

According to the Allergy and Environmental Health Association, both liquid and dryer sheet fabric softeners are ďthe most toxic product produced for daily household use.Ē† Most of the popular brands o…

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What Causes Cancer?

What causes cancer? When you think of all the things that are known or assumed to be cancer-causing and put them together--you end up with a list that is pretty daunting. This summary comes straig…

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The Color Green Isn’t Actually “Green”

The color green isn't as green as it seems, according to the New York Times, which reports that the chemicals typically used to pigment plastic or paper with shades of green are actually toxic and h…

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15 Toxic Ingredients in Personal Care

By now we've all heard that everything from hair serum to sunscreen can be teeming with troublesome toxins and crazy chemicals, and many concerned consumers already steer clear of products made wi…

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How Dangerous is Lead Paint?

Q: Iím repainting some rooms in my house, and some of the paint is pretty old. How concerned do I need to be about the possibility of there being lead paint? A: You should be very concerned. Home r…

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“The Toxic 12″ Beauty Ingredients

Beauty queen-turned-activist Susan Jeske wants you to know the ugly truth about what your beauty routine is doing to your health. Breast cancer, heart disease, heart disease, birth defects, memory …

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Are Scented Candles Making You Sick?

I remain fascinated by synthetic fragrance--both the science behind it and consumer-lust for it. Perfume for the body aside, synthetic fragrance is ubiquitous in personal care products, cleaning produ…

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Give Unsafe Lipstick the Kiss-Off!

Did you know that during a recession, lipstick sales rise? Apparently it's a small luxury that acts as the perfect pick-me-up during trying times. Unfortunately, that little boost might just be toxic.…

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Just Say No to “Convenience” Food

I'm here to tell you the inconvenient truth about "convenience" food: It is not very convenient at all. The definition of convenient is "not troublesome." But if you ask me, there's something very…

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