Everyday Items are Making us Fat

Yes, you heard that right. Obesogens are a category of endocrine disrupters that can interfere with hormones. There are approximately 20 known obesogens in items that we use every day. What they are how they make us fat Obesogens mimic estrogen and bind to anything in the body that looks like estrogen, in both men…

Toxic Food?

The FDA and government have our health in their best interest, right? Wrong! Did you know that back in 1958, a law was enacted that food additives were guaranteed to be safe? It was called the Food Additives Amendment. When this law as enacted, there were only about 800 additives. Now we have close to…

What’s up with your water?

Sure, you can get tap water reports from your water company, but can you really trust that it’s safe? According to the Environmental Working Group, most water companies are in compliance with federal safety standards, but the limits set may be higher than what scientists recommend to be safe. The Environmental Protection Agency has failed…

Healthy Foods Harming your Brain?

Lets talk a bit about food and your brain. Did you know that there are many neurotoxins and heavy metals in foods that are considered healthy? Everyday, we can be consuming healthy foods that are filled with chemicals. That sickness or disease you are suffering from could be caused by heavy metal build up. Our…

What is “Greenwashing” and why is it Important?

“Greenwashing” is a term used when a company misleads consumers into believing that it is environmentally friendly. It is very easy to be fulled by these claims, unless you are trained to read labels. Unfortunately, this area of advertising is not regulated by the government so it is very easy for companies to get away…

Life Changing Books

These three books are what started it all. My anxiety was out of control and I was looking for natural ways of healing. I followed “The Food Babe” on Instagram for a while and was very interested in her knowledge in food additives and preservatives and how they affected the body. I instantly went to…

DIY Bathroom Spray

Part of my journey to a healthier and toxic-free life is figuring out ways to replace the toxic products in my home. That means finder non-toxic replacements or even making my own. In the past, we used Febreze a lot in the bathroom at home. Let me tell you that it is toxic stuff! Air…

Ditch and Switch

After reading books on toxins years ago, I started to buy “cleaner” products and foods. My goal was to switch over to a less toxic lifestyle, but somehow I reverted back to buying toxic conventional products over the years. Part of that had to do with cost and the other part was convenience. I was…