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The Activated Charcoal Food Trend Is Pretty, but You Should Definitely Avoid It

The new fad sweeping the nation has individuals and restaurants adding activated charcoal to their foods. By no means has activated charcoal reached the “unicorn food” level, but it’s definitely growing in popularity. There are thousands of posts on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter,… Continue Reading

10 Things Every American Should Know About Toxins

Today, more and more Americans are becoming aware of just how dangerous toxic chemicals can be to our bodies. The extremely harmful toxic chemicals can be found in products ranging from toys our children play with, to the cosmetics we use on… Continue Reading

Chemical Phthalates in Food Packaging Linked With Lower IQ in Kids

We all want our children to be as happy and healthy as possible, and as parents we go to great lengths to ensure that’s the case. Avoiding potentially harmful chemicals is just one of the ways families can protect their loved ones.… Continue Reading

Foodborne-illness risk during the holidays can be cut down with simple precautions

As families across the world begin preparation for the family feasts they will be serving during the holidays, there’s one thing that is always a concern and could dampen the holiday spirit, food poisoning. According to the Centers for Disease Control “each… Continue Reading

12 Household Toxins You Should Banish From Your Home

Over the last few years antibacterial soap has become all the rage, but serious concerns are now being raised over the chemicals used in some of the most popular antibacterial soap brands. In fact, by 2017 antibacterial soaps will be illegal in… Continue Reading

Conference Highlights Fluoride Health Risks

Fluoridated water is ingested by more than 150 million Americans every day, and millions more consume fluoride through products such as toothpaste, pesticides, and processed foods. The Environmental Protection Agency’s safe level standard for fluoride is 4ppm, a threshold that is higher… Continue Reading

Is Your Pet a Toxic Dumping Ground?

Keeping our families safe from harmful chemicals is important to us all, and for many, our pets are cherished members of those families. But did you know dogs are exposed to three times more perfluorochemicals (PFCs) than their owners? And cats are… Continue Reading

Periodontal Disease Linked to Life Threatening Diseases

The common cold is the second most common infection, the first… periodontal disease aka Gum disease. In fact, “by the age of 35, most people have some level of gum disease.” The mouth contains over 400 species of gum disease causing bacteria.… Continue Reading