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Ban Triclosan And Triclocarban

New research suggests that antimicrobial chemicals, triclosan and triclocarban, have a number of adverse health and environmental impacts, the main concerns being that they can increase our sensitivity to allergens, affect reproduction and development, and that overuse might contribute to microbial resistance. In America, the FDA has banned these formerly commonly used chemicals from hand and body soaps as research showed …

 

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Chemicals to Avoid in Make Up

There has been some very disturbing new information released that details what is actually in our cosmetics and personal care items. We’ve all heard about phthalates, parabens, formaldehyde, and nanoparticles, but there is a much larger range of potentially toxic chemicals to be aware of. After reading quite a few different blogs, and getting emails regarding what to look out for, I …

 

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8 Toxic Chemicals Affecting Your Brain

There’s nothing like finding out what harmful chemicals you’re being exposed to due to either your own lack of knowledge or the sloppy regulating we have here in New Zealand. It always pays to look out for yourself because as we’ve seen time and time again, we’re being sold so many chemicals hidden in the products on the shelves of our supermarkets that would …