WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018 WASHINGTON - EWG urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and California's attorney general today to stop Rodan + Fields from making misleading claims about benzophenone, a chemical that has been linked to cancer. Rodan + Fields tells consumers to click on a link which, the company claims, provides the FDA’s … Continue reading EWG: Stop Rodan + Fields’ Misleading Claims
In this section, I will be adding posts that spotlight certain ingredients that I feel everyone should be extra diligent in trying to avoid. Autoimmune disorders are on the rise and, while the direct causes are still a topic of much debate and research, scientifically proven correlations have been made that confirm that "transdermal … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT ON INGREDIENTS
The first thing I do when I pick up a product is look at the label. Ingredients are listed in order from the highest concentrate until you hit the ingredients at a less than 1% level. The problem is that you have no way of knowing where that magic 1% level is. More of that … Continue reading How to Read Ingredient Labels – Pt. 1
The labeling of gluten on cosmetic products is not nearly as regulated as it is in food. The Food and Drug Act (FDA) does not require cosmetic companies to declare gluten on their labels. Therefore, it is up to you as the consumer to look carefully at ingredients lists... While the gluten protein is too … Continue reading Is Gluten hiding in your Cosmetics Products!
Autoimmune Diseases and the many encumbrances they impart upon the lives of those they affect, is an issue that's very near and dear to my heart. It is my mission to try to help in anyway I can by sharing anything and everything I know on the topic that might help someone on their journey … Continue reading Autoimmune Resources
This is a guest post by my friend Jennifer Robins of Predominantly Paleo. Jennifer writes… I was diagnosed with my first official autoimmune disorder in 2008 after having my first two babies back to back (in under a year). I was overwhelmed and horrified that I was supposed to take a prescription for the rest of … Continue reading A Spoonie Story- “I was so focused on what went IN to my body that I completely neglected what went ON to my body.”
This wonderful post came from Dr. Hayes (you can read the original article here) When the immune system works the way it supposed to, immune cells attack things that shouldn’t be in our system like viruses and bacteria. However, autoimmune diseases happen when your immune system starts to see healthy, normal cells in your body … Continue reading Autoimmune Disease & Your Skin