Organic Foods Study

Organic Fruit & Veg

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 […]

Chemical Nasties In Household Cleaning Products

My Chemical Free Romance

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 […]

Plastic Pollution

Turtle plastic pollution

Wow. Where do I start? Our planet is drowning in plastic pollution. In our oceans and waterways and on the ground. It’s killing marine, bird and animal life by the billions every year. They ingest it and get caught up in it. Our love affair with single use plastic has to end. Simple as that. […]

Why Palm Oil Is So Bad For The Environment

Why Palm Oil Is So Bad For The Environment

Palm oil and/or it’s derivatives are found in approximately half of the packaged products sold worldwide. Some of these food products include bread, margarine, ice cream, biscuits, crackers, various chocolate products, instant noodles, cereals, doughnuts and potato chips. Palm oil is also found in many packaged vegetarian/vegan food products so be aware of that. This […]