Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. Today's post is about the dangers of talcum powder. A while back I briefly wrote about talcum powder being hazardous for babies when the fine powder becomes airborne and inhaled as it has been described to be like asbestos. The same has been said about the chalk for … Continue reading Healthy Insider: Talcum Powder and Cancer
I have decided to go green on all my kids toys and, sadly, I left my kids feeling gloom as I packed away all the toxic toys. Why toxic? I recently found out (while watching a movie called The Human Experiment) that most toys contain toxins such as BPA, Phthalates, PVC, and lead (among other … Continue reading Healthy Insider: Non-Toxic Toys
At this very moment, where you are sitting, where you sleep, where your children rest their head, what your children play with, eat from, drink from, bathe with, the make-up you use, the nail polish you wear, the way you live may be filled with toxic chemicals. I have a question for you, if you … Continue reading Healthy Insider: Are we really “The Human Experiment?” Flame Retardants, BPA, Phthalates, Polyurethane and other Toxins. . .
You may read labels stating that the U.S. government doesn't allow hormone injections given to pigs, but there is something that the FDA approved in 1999 called Ractopamine. According to NPR news, which is where I heard this from while driving, it is given to the pigs in order to get the pigs adrenaline running to … Continue reading Healthy Insider: Ractopamine a Muscle Drug Pigs are Given to Grow
I previously blogged about including indoor plants to assist cleaning indoor air. We are adding more to the family. I previously mentioned that the study was a bit conflicting because NASA, who conducted the study, doesn't use indoor plants to clean their air and that a house would need to be filled with plants to … Continue reading Healthy Insider: Toxin Removing Plants Part II
Did you know ACV can help tone your skin, remove build up in hair, help with a sore throat (I use this during sick days), place it in the bath tub when I bath my girls for UTI's, and so much more! Here is a quote from the website: Vinegar can do everything from relieving … Continue reading Healthy Insider: ACV-Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar
We have a new addition to our family, she is a Bamboo Palm. Did know plants help clean out indoor toxins such as formaldehyde? It is true! In fact there is a list of plants that assist in cleaner indoor air. What are they, you ask? Dwarf date palm (Phoenix roebelenii) Areca palm (Dypsis lutescens) … Continue reading Healthy Insider: Toxin Removing Plants