Phthalates are everywhere, and the health risks are worrying. How bad are they really?

By |2017-08-14T15:54:13+00:00September 30th, 2016|Media|

Lately, it seems like a new study on the health impacts of phthalates comes out every week. The chemicals are everywhere: they’re used in everything from household cleaners to food packaging to fragrance, cosmetics, and personal-care products.

State of the Evidence on Parabens

By |2017-08-14T15:58:20+00:00September 30th, 2016|Media|

Parabens are a group of compounds widely used as antimicrobial preservatives in food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products, including underarm deodorants. Parabens are absorbed through intact skin and from the gastrointestinal tract.

Parabens: 99% of Breast Cancer Tissue Contained This Everyday Chemical (NOT Aluminum)

By |2017-08-14T16:01:37+00:00September 30th, 2016|Media|

New research examining parabens found in cancerous human breast tissue points the finger at antiperspirants and other cosmetics for increasing your risk of breast cancer.

Alzheimer’s Again Linked To Aluminum

By |2017-08-14T15:59:19+00:00September 30th, 2016|Media|

In patients having Alzheimer's disease the brain is somewhat shrunken and, on postmortum examination, a definite loss of nervous tissue is noted. Examination of the brain tissues under a microscope reveals small bundles of material called senile plaques, scattered throughout the tissues. The more plaques that are present, the worse is the mental condition of the patient.

First Case Study to Show Direct Link Between Alzheimer’s and Aluminum Toxicity

By |2017-08-14T17:45:24+00:00September 30th, 2016|Media|

Aluminum has been long known to be neurotoxic, with mounting evidence that chronic exposure is a factor in many neurological diseases, including dementia, autism, and Parkinson's disease.

New Studies Link Aluminum to Breast Cancer

By |2017-08-14T16:00:19+00:00September 30th, 2016|Media|

If you really take the time to look into it, it can be extremely overwhelming to find out just how many ingredients in cosmetic and personal care products shouldn’t be in there. We have surrounded ourselves with an extremely toxic environment, with approximately one in every eight of the 82,000 ingredients used in cosmetic and personal care products being hazardous toxic industrial chemicals.