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Feb 7 2014
From Environmental Working Group   The FDA and Congress should develop tougher requirements for proving cosmetic chemicals are safe before coming to market. All too often, products are on the market for years before scientists catch up with possible hazards in their formulations.  Once hazards are suspected, the FDA moves at a snail’s pace in regulating potentially harmful ingredients....
Feb 7 2014
Washington, D.C. – EWG executive director Heather White said that personal care products giant Johnson & Johnson has taken a major step forward by reformulating about 100 of its baby products to remove a potentially harmful chemical and to reduce levels of a second problematic substance. “Johnson & Johnson is smart and responsible to listen to its customers, because they are...
Feb 7 2014
"We know that the best weapon to overcoming breast cancer is the ability to stop it occurring in the first place.” Post-menopausal women who walk for an hour a day can cut their chance of breast cancer significantly, a study has suggested. The report, which followed 73,000 women for 17 years, found walking for at least seven hours a week lowered the risk of the disease. The American Cancer...
Feb 7 2014
Written by Yvonne Bishop Meal replacement shakes & meal supplements can be very convenient and cost effective – but beware as not all shakes are created equally!  Many companies have produced meal replacement shakes that are masquerading as healthy nutritional products yet they’re loaded with ingredients that more often than not, cause more harm than good.  When choosing a shake,...
Feb 7 2014
Reading food labels is essential if you are going to avoid chemicals and additives, artificial flavorings and colorings, preservatives, flow agents, texture agents, antibiotics and fillers. Reading Food Labels is important to determine the serving size, the calories and how much protein, fat, sugars and carbohydrates you are eating. Stick with fresh whole, organic, unprocessed foods whenever...

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