KNOW THIS: Lead is still a health risk, especially for women and children WHY? It’s found in most houses built pre-1970, as well as old toys WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Take precautions to reduce your lead intake I thought lead poisoning was a problem of the past, but apparently not! I accidently stumbled … Continue reading Lead: A ghost of the past, still haunting us today
KNOW THIS: Up to 90 different pesticides can be found on one food alone. WHY? Unfortunately that’s the price we pay for cheap fruit and veg. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Reduce your exposure to pesticides by 80% by switching just 18 foods. A dozen apples and ninety pesticides please. You might have guessed … Continue reading Organic logic
KNOW THIS: Cooking with some oils can make them carcinogenic. WHY? When any oil is heated to the point where it smokes, it breaks down, forming free radicals that damage cells. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Make sure you always cook with a healthy oil that has a high smoke point. Is your oil … Continue reading Is your oil cooking up a toxic treat?
KNOW THIS: The fashion industry is poisoning people. WHY? The processing of cotton clothing uses very toxic chemicals. WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Shun ‘fast fashion’, buy less clothing, and go organic. How toxic is your clothing? I love fashion. I always have. It’s a second language that we silently speak with. However fashion … Continue reading Killer fashion