Archive | April, 2011

How to lower your BPA

What happens when five regular families switch from canned foods to fresh, organic foods for three days? Their BPA levels drop 60%. This according to a study by the Breast Cancer Fund and Silent Spring Institute, published in Environmental Health Perspectives. How can you lower your BPA? • Cook fresh foods. • Don’t consume canned […]

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Welcome to My Sweet William

Before Sweet William’s arrival, I began researching the safety of baby products that would soon fill our home, from bottles to toys to furniture.  I was disheartened by the number of items containing potentially dangerous chemicals, including known carcinogens and endocrine disruptors. I never guessed it would take hours — even days — to find […]

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