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Body Burden Tests: Dateline Explores Toxic Chemicals in Two Families-

Thanks to a friend, I learned that Dateline ran a story about the chemical load of two families with starkly different lifestyle choices, and the results were very telling. The two families’ food choices couldn’t have been more different. One family (the Greens) buy mostly organic food, uses non-toxic cleaners, and lives in a home […]

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Chemicals in Your Bed-

The Washington Post published an article yesterday about the chemicals in conventional mattresses. Flame retardants and stain repellents are made from chemicals that release into the air as we sleep. Here is an uplifting quote from the article: “A 2006 Consumer Product Safety Commission study estimated that the average adult sleeping on a conventional mattress […]

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