It’s enough to make you sick.
Most people don’t realise the amount of toxic chemicals which go into household cleaning products.
Some of the particularly nasty chemicals to look out for are as follows.
Phthalates: Phthalates occur in many fragranced household products. Products such as toilet paper, laundry/dishwashing detergents & air fresheners have phthalates in them (unless they’re fragranced with essential oils). Unfortunately though, you won’t see phthalates listed on labels as companies’ proprietary laws exclude them from having to disclose the nasties in their fragrances. Chemical tip : If the word “fragrance” is on a label, you can be pretty sure that phthalates will be part of the ingredients.
Perchloroethelene or “Percs” Read More
In case you haven’t noticed, organic foods are becoming more mainstream because of the growing knowledge that they’re so much better for you.
Makes sense, you think to yourself. There are no herbicides/pesticides used so obviously organic foods are better for you. However, there are more reasons (apart from the lack of chemical exposure) why ingesting organic foods is more optimal to your health and the health of the environment.
More and more fact-based studies are coming to light extolling the benefits of organic foods.
Here are the findings of just one of the studies. Conducted by the European Parliament’s Independent Research service, “Human health implications of organic food and organic agriculture” has stated Read More