Ditch Plastic Food Containers

Why I’m Not Using Plastic Containers for Food

My journey started when I learned microwaving plastic containers and storing food in plastic can leach chemicals into food.  From that day on I quit putting plastic in the microwave and even today I never do. Over time I’ve replaced all of the plastic containers in our kitchen with glass.  I have a few simple […] Read more…

Non Toxic Laundry Detergent

Our Journey to Non-Toxic Laundry Detergent

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read my affiliate disclosure here. Our Journey to Non-Toxic Laundry Detergent Doing Laundry is a chore that everybody has to deal with.  Add trying to get clothes clean in a non-toxic way and 3 small kids to the mix and you’ve got a huge undertaking.  After 7 […] Read more…

How to uncomplicate healthy eating

How to Uncomplicate Healthy Food and Chronic Disease

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read my affiliate disclosure here. Does healthy food need to be complicated? It seems like everyday there is a new study about food, or a new diet. Can we make eating healthy food uncomplicated? The Food Revolution brings together some of the top experts and speakers to […] Read more…

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…

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…

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