Archive | BPA

Do These Chemicals Make Me Look Fat?



by David Epstein, ProPublica Everyone knows Americans are fat and getting fatter, and everyone thinks they know why: more eating and less moving. But the “big two” factors may not be the whole story. Consider this: Animals have been getting fatter too. The National Pet Obesity Survey recently reported that more than 50 percent of cats and dogs — […]

Continue Reading

Interview with Sarah Janssen of the NRDC about BPA and phthalate study



Sarah Janssen, a senior scientist on the public health team of the Natural Resources Defense Council, (and also an MD and a mom) recently wrote this post about the latest troubling study concerning BPA and phthalates in our food. It explains the study and provides some additional information. We asked her a few questions about […]

Continue Reading

10 Harmful Chemicals to Avoid: New Post at Parents.com



Here’s an informative article just posted today by Keely Savoie on Parents.com. It details 10 toxic chemicals in our homes, communities, and lives, and how we can avoid them. Keely explains why each chemical is harmful and how to avoid it in detail. This is super helpful for busy parents who want to find their […]

Continue Reading

The Pinkwashing Big 4 (avoid these ingredients to fight cancer)



Here’s a new infographic from our new friends at The Keep a Breast Foundation. Anyone who stands up to cancer is a friend of ours. In this infographic KAB details out four of the biggest dirty secrets of pinkwashing that have been included in products that give back to cancer research. AKA: Pinkwashing. The Keep […]

Continue Reading