Film Review: “Flouridegate”

February 16, 2013

Flouridation of Water is a Meritless Government Policy That Has Destructive Effects on Human Health! For those who follow my Facebook page this will not be news: I oppose water flouridation. Flouride is an industrial by-product that has made its way into our water supplies in the name of health; however, it is far from [...]

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Determining Whether Your Household Cleaners Are Increasing Your Risks of Chronic Disease Just Got a Lot Easier!

September 13, 2012

I have received many e-mail messages in which readers ask me to identify the safest choices among cleaners and household products.  My response has always been, “I have listed the cleaners and household products I currently use in my Nurse’s E-Shoppe, but I am anxiously awaiting the release of the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) 2012 Guide to Healthy Cleaning database.”  Well, guess what, [...]

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Coconut Oil: Why My Family Eats It and Other Saturated Fats, Our Favorite Coconut Oil Brand, and a BOGO Sale!

June 16, 2012

Coconut oil is a staple in our real food-eating household, and, first-off, I want to share a link to a buy one get one free (BOGO) sale on my preferred brand/variety of coconut oil with my readers! When Tropical Traditions does a BOGO special on their Gold Label Extra Virgin Coconut Oil my household stocks up!  Right now [...]

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Evidence of Cell Phone Dangers is Piling Up! Take Precautions!

June 16, 2012

Please take the time to read this article and watch the included video presentation by Devra Davis, PhD.  Whether or not you are a fan of Dr. Mercola, based on the extensive research I did for my articles on radiofrequency radiation and smart meters, I know the information presented in Dr. Mercola’s article and Dr. [...]

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If You Eat GMO Foods, or Use Roundup, Please Stop! Here is Why, and Here Are the Safer Alternatives My Family Has Chosen!

June 2, 2012

A Must Read Article on GMOs and Roundup I just read an excellent piece on the blog Real Food Forager.  I consider this article a must-read.  The author is a D.C. who has extensively studied nutrition, both in school and afterwards.  The article gives a concise history of the GMO crop movement, reinforces what I wrote about [...]

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Review of Honeybee Gardens Truly Natural Mascara & Giveaway

May 26, 2012

There Are Dangerous Chemicals in Conventional Mascara! When I first considered trying to become pregnant, I decided to try and clean up my act in terms of my cosmetics.  One of the last toxic items to go for me was conventional mascara.  My preferred conventional mascara was a 4 (i.e., a moderate risk) on EWG’s Skin Deep [...]

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Smart Meter Concerns Hit National Headlines . . . Finally!

May 17, 2012

I was a happy woman today when I received a link to an Associated Press article on smart meters that is being carried by major national news networks!  The dangers of smart meters and all devices that emit radiofrequency radiation (RFR), such as cordless phones, cell phones, WiFi, and baby monitors, has long been an issue [...]

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What Causes Autism? Environmental Chemicals are Playing a Large Role!

May 4, 2012

Dr. Phil Landrigan, a professor and the chair of preventive medicine at Mount Sinai Medical School, in New York, has released a list of environmental chemicals known to be contributors to the epidemic of autism and other neuro-developmental disorders.  His list was published in an article in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, but you can [...]

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Monsanto Threatens to Sue Vermont Over Bill to Label Genetically Modified Foods: Vermonters Stand Strong For Their Right to Know What They Are Eating

April 13, 2012

The Vermont Right to Know Genetically Modified Food Act (H.722):  Vermonters Want to Know What is in the Food Their Money Buys The Vermont Right to Know Genetically Modified Food Act (H.722) would require the labeling of genetically modified food products sold in the state of Vermont.  If passed, Vermont would be the first state to require labeling of [...]

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Nail Polish: Heralding Warmer Weather or Heralding Health Problems?

April 9, 2012

Will You Be Painting Your Toenails Toxic Now That Warmer Weather Has Arrived? As the weather warms up, toes across America will be bared. If you choose to apply conventional nail polish, you are exposing yourself to a vast array of extremely hazardous substances. Conventional nail polish contains industrial solvents and other harmful volatile organic [...]

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