Benzoic Acid – A Harmful Preservative
Preservatives are used in all processed foods to keep them from spoiling; unfortunately, most of these chemicals are extremely dangerous to our health and to the health of our children. In fact, many of the problems our society is facing today, including the high number of obese children, child diabetes and rising cancer rates, can be traced back to these artificial preservatives. Most people will say that the preservatives keep food “fresh”; you’ll notice I didn’t use that word, because in my opinion, once you add deadly chemicals (or any chemicals for that matter) to a food, it’s no longer fresh. ...
Avoid Baby Oils and Lotions with Mineral Oil
Mineral oil has long been believed to make skin softer and healthier looking. It's found in Baby Oil, Vaseline, numerous baby lotions and liquid baby soaps. In recent years, mineral oil has been shown to actually harm your skin and cause other health problems. Mineral oil is derived from liquid or gelatin petroleum, AKA petroleum jelly and is found in 98% of skin care products available on the market today. Who wants to put a coal tar derivative on their FACE, let alone their hair? Not me! Mineral oil actually clogs your pores, suffocating your skin. My hairdresser told me once that ...
Carcinogens Found in Baby Care Products
A baby's skin is tender; this is why parents use gentle care baby shampoo, baby wash and baby lotions. These products make claims to be gentle enough for baby's tender skin, and we, as loving caring parents, believe it. After all, these products are recommended by doctors and other health professionals! Why wouldn't we believe them? Last year, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics tested 48 baby products, including bubble bath, baby wash and baby shampoo, including popular brands like Johnson & Johnson and Baby Magic. 23 of these contained trace amounts of formaldehyde, 32 contained trace amounts of 1,4-dioxane and 17 ...
The Truth Behind the Labels
The food industry has become so focused on profits that our food quality is suffering. Unfortunately the general public is not made aware of what goes on behind the scenes, and the big companies try to hide the fact that the chemically produced ingredients are unhealthy, and in some cases even harmful, to our bodies.