I began adding coconut oil and coconut milk to my diet many years ago. For me personally, I was hoping for an improvement in thyroid function, energy levels and the healing of scar tissue. Within… [Continue Reading]
By Anna Hackman, Founder of Green Talk Arsenic in rice is back in the news again. The latest report is from Consumer Reports’ study that revealed dangerous levels in both rice and products containing rice. The… [Continue Reading]
By Nancy Massotto, Ph.D, Founder and Executive Director of Holistic Moms Network Now that the kids are back to school and fall is settling in, we know cold and flu season will quickly follow. Like… [Continue Reading]
Expert Guest Article by Chef Becky Ross Corn is everywhere in the American diet, from soft drinks to baked goods to sauces and dressings. High fructose corn syrup (HFCS), corn starch and MSG are some… [Continue Reading]
A new study found that certain baby formulas containing organic brown rice syrup have 20-30 times more inorganic arsenic than those without the ingredient. The levels were significantly higher than the acceptable limits set for water by the EPA. The Dartmouth researchers said that rice takes up the natural arsenic from the soil, so brown rice syrup can have high arsenic concentrations whether the rice is grown organically or not. Inorganic arsenic exposure through ingestion has been linked to cancer of the skin, bladder, liver, and lung. And as you know, babies are especially vulnerable to the damaging effects of toxic chemicals.
Thank you SafeMama for broaching the subject of whether or not Similac SimplePac containers are BPA free. We’ve been talking with many parents who have the same burning question. We haven’t come away with a… [Continue Reading]