Jun 2013

Greenwashing: Know Your Ingredients

As originally featured on www.healthybabynetwork.com

Compared to the more limited choices our mothers were given, the retail landscape has become much more difficult to navigate.  Not only do we need to compare prices but because of the knowledge that is now available regarding our daily toxin exposures, the actual ingredients of the products we purchase have become more and more important.  But as we scan the store shelves, the sheer number of items and the compelling labelling of most, can be quite confusing.  To further complicate your shopping experience, everything is not always as it appears to be.

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Healthy Choices to Reduce Toxins & Exposure to Harmful Chemicals

As originally featured at www.expertbeacon.com

Regardless of our differences, we share the common goal of providing ourselves and our families with a safe and nurturing environment. We make many positive choices - preparing nutritious meals, encouraging physical activity, baby proofing our homes when necessary. But despite our best efforts, these choices may not result in maximal positive results because there are many more insidious dangers that we may not be aware of like the chemicals that we are exposed to on a daily basis that thwart even our best intentions. In today’s world, we are inevitably exposed to some degree of toxin load on a daily basis and although we may not be able to eliminate that exposure completely, there are actions that we can take to minimize the potential harm.
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