admin admin on February 27th, 2011

Many members of our Facebook community have commented how they would love to understand how to read labels and learn the secret to determining just how much of each ingredient is in a product.  With the plethora of cosmetics on the market each with their own intricacies to fathom, I thought we would start this […]

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admin admin on February 23rd, 2011

In response to comments made on our facebook page about the treatments offered to acne sufferers, and the desire to achieve a resolution asap I wanted to share a story with you. In 1998 I suffered a small stroke as the result of taking the birth control pill (BCP).  Apparently this is listed in very […]

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admin admin on February 21st, 2011

Many people following a healthy lifestyle look to avoid aluminum in their deodorant/antiperspirant , and therefore  use a  crystal stick (solid) deodorant instead believing this is aluminum free and a safer choice for their health. While many crystal products claim to be aluminum-free, they are referring to aluminum chlorohydrate, aluminum chloride, aluminum hydroxybromide or aluminum […]

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admin admin on February 17th, 2011

I received this article written by Desta Itote of Australian certified organic today, and I believe it would interest many of our subscribers so have reproduced below. “The GM (genetic modification) debate continues both in Australia and internationally, but consumers remain confused and under-educated about the realities of GM food production and how it relates […]

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admin admin on February 12th, 2011

Lately many members of our facebook community have expressed a desire for a booklet or shoppers guide they could use to help them navigate through the maze of ingredient labels, E-numbers, food additives, and unpronounceable cosmetic ingredients. The good news is there are guides already in existence and most of them very reasonably priced, and […]

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