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I Had My Body Tested for Toxic Chemicals and This is What I Learned

I have to admit, this blog post is a little hard to write. I’ve been working on environmental health issues since 2006 and so as you might expect, I’ve been making good choices about which products I use, avoiding known toxic chemicals where possible. So when I signed up for Silent Spring Institute’s biomonitoring study, I […]

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Buy These 14 Fruits & Vegetables Organic

Years ago the Environmental Working Group (EWG) came out with the clever “Dirty Dozen“—a list of the top twelve fruits and vegetables that had the largest pesticide residue. Since the original list was published, EWG has added a few additional submissions, leaving 14 priority produce for buying organic. Avoiding pesticides is not only good for your […]

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Pescatarian-Friendly Marine Collagen

Have you ever flipped over a beauty product to learn about “marine collagen extracts”? There’s a reason the skin care industry is looking to the ocean for ingredients to help firm and even out your skin tone: collagen is key. Vital Proteins recently brought to market one of the few – if not the only – sustainably harvested […]

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