Trans Fats Hiding in Your Food

Nasty Trans Fats Are Lurking in Your Food

  Donuts at the Office Someone brought in donuts at the office.  I looked at the label stating “0 GRAMS TRANS FAT” and I wondered…  How many people actually think that these doughnuts are “healthier” because they aren’t clogging their arteries with trans fats.  Of course I know better, so I’m going to share a […] Read more…

Artificial Food Colors Affects Children's Behavior

Are Artificial Colors Affecting Your Kids Behavior?

Artificial Colors Artificial colors are used in processed foods to make them look more appealing.  The problem is that they are created in a lab and they have numerous health concerns.  Studies show that artificial food colors can cause hyperactivity and ADHD.  Artificial food colors are banned in Europe, yet the FDA continues to allow […] Read more…

Dangers Lurking in the Cereal Aisle

Dangers Lurking in the Cereal Aisle

Whats in Your Cereal? Cereal is highly processed.  Meaning you will get lots of synthetic ingredients and very little nutrition.  You may be unaware that you are consuming toxins with every bite.  I used to be oblivious to the ingredients in cereal.  My kids love cereal, but we have finally after lots of hard work […] Read more…

What is Safer Bottled Water or Tap Water

What’s Better: Bottled Water or Tap Water?

Do you know which is better?  There are pros and cons to both bottled water and tap water.  After reading this article I definitely feel like there are a lot of reasons to ditch the plastic water bottles and drink filtered tap water.  We currently use a counter top reverse osmosis system in our house. […] Read more…

How Plastic Baby Bottles Affect Your Grandchildren

How Plastic Baby Bottles Affect YOUR Grandchildren

Protecting Baby Part 3: Plastic Baby Bottles and BPA Read Part 1 – Shampoo Read Part 2 – Toys Whats Wrong With Plastic? A few years ago the use of BPA in plastic baby bottles was banned by the FDA.  BPA is synthetic compound used in many plastics.  It is also a hormone disruptor.  Hormone […] Read more…

Safer Baby Toy Alternatives

2 Types of Safer Baby Toys you Should be Buying

  Protecting Baby Part II: Toys Read Part 1 – Shampoo Read Part 3 – Baby Bottles Avoid Cheap Plastic Toys We all want to prevent our babies from coming into contact with toxic chemicals that can cause cancer or autism.  Something we don’t often think about is toys.  Babies and kids play with them […] Read more…

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