Propylene Glycol found in packaged foods and skincare may be harmful

What Is Propylene Glycol?

February 8, 2018 Amandalee 0

Scrolling through some articles recently, this one on Propylene Glycol over on the Wellness Mama site caught my eye. I’ve know for years that Propylene Glycol wasn’t good for us to consume, and that it’s in many processed foods and skincare products but didn’t exactly know why. I’d just been told “Don’t […]

Dr Axe talking about talk about the benefits of vitamin D and vitamin D deficiency

VITAMIN D, IS IT REALLY GOOD FOR ME?

January 29, 2018 Amandalee 0

Google, in all it’s (sometimes creepy) wisdom, offered me a video “I might like” this week. There was Dr Axe, a well known Naturopath, and he’s talking about vitamin D and vitamin D deficiency. I knew that vitamin D was really important for maintaining good health, and I thought “sure why […]

XENOESTROGENS AND PHYTOESTROGENS: PART 3

September 27, 2017 Admin 1

Welcome to Part Three of Xenoestrogens and Phytoestrogens. If you missed the first two articles you can read them here and here. To conclude our mini series, we are talking about phytoestrogens today. We will be  addressing how they effect our body, and if there are benefits to consuming them. […]

XENOESTROGENS AND PHYTOESTROGENS: PART 2

September 21, 2017 Admin 1

Welcome to part two of exploring xenoestrogens. This article is all about how to eliminate xenoestrogens from your environment and how to detoxify your body from them. If you missed the first article explaining what xenoestrogens are and where they come from, you can find it here. Before we explain […]

XENOESTROGENS AND PHYTOESTROGENS: PART 1

September 18, 2017 Admin 1

The other day, while grabbing a few items from my local health food store, I over heard a woman say, “Do I want more Xenoestrogens in my diet or Phytoestrogens…What is the difference?” Thankfully she did have a health representative helping her understand them. There is a big difference between […]

CHEMICALS PRODUCING XENOESTROGENS

September 18, 2017 Admin 1

 Xenoestrogen-producing chemicals to avoid on labels: Alkylphenol Atrazine (weedkiller) 4-Methylbenzylidene camphor (4-MBC) (sunscreen lotions) Butylated hydroxyanisole / BHA (food preservative) Bisphenol A (BPA-monomer for polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resin; antioxidant in plasticizers) Chlorine and chlorine by-products Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (one of the breakdown products of DDT) Dieldrin (insecticide) DDT (insecticide) Endosulfan (insecticide) Erythrosine […]