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If we could sum up what we want for our kids in two words, ‘happy’ and ‘healthy’ would probably be the winners. Raising children who are happy and healthy as they grow and when they become adults is no small feat! However, it is becoming more and more obvious that many chemicals we use every single day can thwart those goals. Check out the latest study on the effects of phthalates, phenols and phytoestrogens on little…Continue
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The truth about the effects of toxic chemicals in our everyday lives is getting more mainstream media attention now than ever. Just last week, Time magazine published a list of ten common household toxins that ‘mounting evidence’ shows may be linked to health problems.
Here’s the list, along with where these chemicals are commonly found:
1. Bisphenol A (BPA) – food wrap, water bottles and other plastics
2. Oxybenzone – moisturizers,…
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With all the recent news and studies about phthalates, and the attention given to them by the EPA and FDA, we can sometimes forget that phthalates are just one type of dangerous chemical to which we’re exposed. In fact, we’re exposed to thousands of potentially harmful chemicals every day – and hundreds are showing up in newborns.
Hundreds? That’s right. A study conducted by the Environmental Working Group tested umbilical cord blood samples from newborns and found 287…Continue
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It is troubling to see how many children are suffering from 'learning disorders.' Parents are tearing their hair out trying to find solutions, and often resort to putting their kids on drugs when they see no other solution. ...
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EPA Takes Further Action on Phthalates - http://bit.ly/5aYvTW
As of February, 2009, manufacturers of crib mattresses, children's toys and many other children's goods, were prohibited from using three different types of phthalates in their products. In crib mattresses, phthalates are used to soften PVC/vinyl so it can be used as a waterproof covering. ...
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Update on Phthalates Ban in Crib Mattresses - http://bit.ly/6z6mOd
(If you don't know about the chemicals called phthalates, read our blogs Is Your Crib Mattress Phthalates Free? Why You Need to Find Out and New Phthalates Research Indicates Male Children Less Male in Play.)
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New Phthalates Research Indicates Male Children Less Male in Play
A new study shows that kids don’t have to sleep on crib mattress with phthalates in them or play with phthalates-laden toys to suffer the consequences of these dangerous chemicals. It’s getting into their bodies while they’re still in the womb.
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