Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health

Source: Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  There are many sources of stress in life, some overt, some less obvious. One type of stress that doesn't get a lot of attention but has a big effect on our health is the stress associated with our environment. Some … Continue reading Environmental Stress: How It Affects Your Health

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Activated Charcoal: 15 Benefits & Uses for Health and Wellness

Source: Activated Charcoal: 15 Benefits & Uses for Health and Wellness by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Activated charcoal is a hot topic in health and wellness these days, gaining recognition as a powerhouse agent for detoxification with a wide range of potential uses. We see activated charcoal in everything from facial masks and … Continue reading Activated Charcoal: 15 Benefits & Uses for Health and Wellness

Lung Cleanse: 10 Ways to Detox Your Lungs

Source: Lung Cleanse: 10 Ways to Detox Your Lungs by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If your lungs are overworked or damaged by smoking, illness, allergies, or just being around air pollution in the environment, you can take specific steps to cleanse your lungs. Keeping your lungs clean, clear, and healthy will give you a … Continue reading Lung Cleanse: 10 Ways to Detox Your Lungs

Night Time Light Exposure – Not a Bright Idea

We live in a very light polluted world in comparison to that of our very recent ancestors. Estimates now indicate that close to 99% of both Americans and Europeans are exposed to “light pollution.” Not only are we excessively exposed to light in modern times, but the type of light accounting for this exposure is changing rapidly. … Continue reading Night Time Light Exposure – Not a Bright Idea

5 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic BPA

No one disputes that bisphenol A, a toxic compound widely used to line food cans and other food packaging, is polluting people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found BPA in the urine of more than 90 percent of Americans sampled. In 2009, tests commissioned by EWG were the first to find BPA in … Continue reading 5 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic BPA

5 Reasons High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You

IF YOU CAN’T CONVINCE THEM, CONFUSE THEM – Harry Truman The current media debate about the benefits (or lack of harm) of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in our diet misses the obvious. The average American increased their consumption of HFCS (mostly from sugar sweetened drinks and processed food) from zero to over 60 pounds … Continue reading 5 Reasons High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You

The Great Invasion – Documentary on endocrine disruptors

A documentary by Stéphane Horel on endocrine disrupting chemicals (2010). Our ordinary everyday lives are steeped in chemical products. Invisible, they are encrusted in plastic, in detergents and toasters, concealed in our food, in toys, in shampoo. They have invaded everything, including our bodies. Thanks to the consumer society, petrochemicals, with their magicical powers and … Continue reading The Great Invasion – Documentary on endocrine disruptors

“It’s Time for Better Beauty” by Credo Beauty and EWG

Since 1938, there have been ZERO changes to laws banning harmful and toxic personal care ingredients in the U.S. We partnered with Environmental Working Group and influencer, Director and master dancer RED IS DANCING to turn our mission into action. Related Posts Are Your Candles Emitting Toxins? The Top 20 GMO Foods and Ingredients to … Continue reading “It’s Time for Better Beauty” by Credo Beauty and EWG

The New Puberty: How to Navigate Early Development in Today’s Girls

EWG President Ken Cook interviews Louise Greenspan, MD, and Julianna Deardorff, PhD—two leading experts on the root causes and potential consequences of early puberty in girls—on their new book "The New Puberty: How to Navigate Early Development in Today's Girls. Dr. Greenspan and Dr. Deardorff offer reassuring and empowering ideas for parents and families that … Continue reading The New Puberty: How to Navigate Early Development in Today’s Girls

How to reduce toxic chemicals in your household dust

Dust is a complex mixture of dead skin, soil tracked in from outdoors, fungal spores and chemicals from household products—some of which may be harmful. Learn more about how to protect your loved ones from toxic household dust with EWG's Healthy Living. Related Post Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins What are Dust Mites? Are … Continue reading How to reduce toxic chemicals in your household dust