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The purpose of this blog is to bring about awareness of the hidden dangers in the food we are consuming and the foods that we are feeding our families, and provide ways to protect our children from these dangers.

GMO Salmon – Just Say No!

Sep 10, 2010

It’s already been proven that genetically modified plants are a risk to our health. But now the FDA has before them a request to approve genetically modified salmon as a food source. This GMO salmon was made so that its body automatically creates an overabundance of growth hormones; therefore, the GMO salmon reaches full maturity…

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Hyperactivity Increased by Sodium Benzoate

Sep 9, 2010

It seems that the Food and Drug Administration isn’t doing its job. There have been numerous studies that prove artificial food preservatives and additives are hurting our children. But the FDA refuses to conduct its own research studies, or ban these additives from our foods. Sodium Benzoate is another preservative that causes hyperactivity in our…

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Vinegar: The Safer Way to Clean

Sep 7, 2010

Household cleaners are toxic to us, the environment, our children, and our pets. Did you know that you can replace almost all of the household cleaners you now use with vinegar? Vinegar is an all natural substance that most of us associate as purely for kitchen use. However, since it’s non-toxic and completely natural, it…

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Fluoride: Poison in Our Water

Sep 6, 2010

A drug, as defined by the FDA is an article (other than food) intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of man or other animals. Given this definition, fluoride is a drug; and we are being drugged by our cities and towns, who put fluoride in our water supply. Who gave…

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Should You Get a Flu Shot?

Sep 4, 2010

Every year, you see signs everywhere: “It’s flu season, get your flu shot here!” Doctors push it on us: “You need to make an appointment for your flu shot!” But do we really need it? Personally, I’ve only gotten the flu shot once when I was pregnant with my daughter (about 9 years ago).  I…

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5 Reasons to Make Homemade Bread

Sep 3, 2010

Homemade foods are always better than store bought or processed foods. This is true of breads too! We recently dug out our bread maker from storage and began making our own. We realized we were going through approximately 10 store bought loaves of bread per week, and it was costing way too much. With that…

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Alternative Plastic Options

Sep 2, 2010

We know the dangers of BPA, and the damage it can do to our children. Now let’s discuss what steps we can take to avoid the use of plastics that contain BPA. Obviously, the goal is to reduce the amount of plastic items we use: cups, bowls, bottles, etc. There are alternatives for some, and…

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The Dangers of BPA

Sep 1, 2010

Bisphenol A, or BPA, is an ingredient found in most plastic products. It’s found in polycarbonate plastics, which makes up most of the plastic stuff we use every day. Baby bottles, canned foods, cups, and water bottles all contain BPA. This past January, the FDA admitted that BPA poses a health risk, especially to young…

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