Posts tagged chemicals
Healthy Lunch Box

As a parent, it’s your responsibility to provide your children with a lunch box full of foods that will give them the energy needed to get through their school day. What are the risks involved with premade “ready” meals, and what types of food should you be feeding your child? 

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The Best Dairy Alternatives

From allergies and sensitivities to personal preferences, there are many reasons to start consuming plant-based alternatives. Here’s the best dairy alternatives, packed with a range of nutritional benefits.

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August's Product of the Month

SmartyPants Prenatal Vitamins is our POM for August. Read more about SmartyPants Vitamin’s high standards in quality and our findings on this product!

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How Environmental Toxins Affect Child Development

Environmental toxins are present in our everyday lives and affect not only our animals and agriculture, but the health of our children as well. What are the risks associated on the neurological development of children?

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Introducing Meat and Seafood to Toddlers

Here is a guide for parents introducing meat and seafood into their children's diet. What types of animal-based proteins are best suited for children, and what are the risks involved?

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What are the Healthiest and Least Toxic Cooking Oils?

There are an overwhelming abundance of oils used for cooking, making it difficult to know which one is best. Which cooking oil brings the most benefits with the least amount of toxins to the body? Read more to find out!

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Seafood Survival Guide

Fish has a reputation for being an excellent source of clean protein that’s packed with health benefits. However, there is a growing concern about the fishing industry’s rising levels of toxins. What types of toxins can be found in fish, and what types of fish are safest to eat?

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July's Product of the Month

Rigoni di Asiago’s Mielbio Honey is our POM for July. Read more about Rigoni di Asiago’s high standards in quality and our findings on this product!

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PFAS in the Food Industry

PFAS are a family of chemicals used in a wide range of industries that are found in consumer products, food, and water. What is the research behind the health effects of PFAS and what is the FDA doing to address them?

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Migrating Chemicals Through Food Packaging

There are four enemies of food packaging: light, oxygen, time, and heat. When packaged foods are met with any of these elements, it can produce the opportunity for not only spoilage, but toxic compounds being released from the packaging itself, and migrating into the food! Read more about what chemicals can seep into food through food packaging

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Making your Kitchen Toxin-Free

Many different types of toxins can leach onto your plate in the process of preparing a healthy meal for yourself or your family. This can be caused by a number of things, but the good news is that they are avoidable. Here are 3 simple steps for reducing your exposure to toxins in your kitchen!

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Organic vs. Conventional: What's the Difference?

The debate between buying organic food over conventional food is nothing new for the consumer food market, but there are a lot of factors the majority of people often do not initially consider. Which farming practices produces the most influence on our health, environment, and the economy?

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Misleading Marketing Claims on Bottled Water

We have all seen the various health claims on water bottles, declaring that the water contains special minerals to slow the aging process, prevent diseases and regulate your body's pH levels. How true are these claims and are they based on scientific facts?

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Are Supplements Slowly Poisoning You?

Supplements are marketed to supply our bodies with all the nutrients we lack, but with little regard for the problem of contamination. Read more about the unregulated industry and our recent findings on some supplements you might have in your cabinet!

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How Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Harm Your Health

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals can interfere with the functions of hormones in our bodies, and cause serious health effects... especially in developing children. Here’s more information on the dangers of EDCs and how to protect the endocrine system.

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April's Product of the Month

Filippo Berio's Extra Virgin Olive Oil is our POM for April. Read more about Filippo Berio’s high standards in quality, and our findings on this product!

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