Kids in both rural and urban areas are exposed to pesticides in homes, schools and communities. And it will take more than individual action to better protect the health of these children.
A diet rich in whole foods will provide good nutrition, reduce exposure to chemicals in food packaging and help protect the body against routine chemical exposures. We need the food we eat to nurture our body, not harm it.
I’m betting you’ve never heard of galaxolide. Galaxolide is a little known chemical that is very likely in your body and in your home. It’s a synthetic ingredient that gives perfumes and colognes a musky scent.
Most people are aware that the hormone disrupting chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) was used in plastic baby bottles and water bottles in the past. Consumer demand and state regulation, including in Minnesota, pushed the marketplace to safely eliminate BPA from … Continue reading
West Virginia and Minnesota – our chemical link.
Many people are aware that there are chemicals of concern in personal care products, but we don’t expect to find flame retardants and Teflon chemicals in products we put on our bodies.
Using hand sanitizer before handling BPA-tainted receipts, increases the absorption of BPA and handling food without first washing hands with soap and water will further increase BPA levels in the body.
Lots of people are concerned about how the use of toxic chemicals in our consumer products is affecting our health, but how are these chemicals also affecting our environment and wildlife?
Nearly three-quarters (73%) of seats tested contained hazardous halogenated flame retardants. There are still things parents can do.
If you’re wondering what chemicals are used in pajamas and if there are health risks from exposure to these chemicals, there are more questions than answers…