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    Blood Pressure Vaccine – Breakthrough or Another Reason to Drop Responsibility?

    Monday, March 31st, 2008

    A new vaccine which helps bind angiotensin (a cause of hypertension) and reduce it to a harmless compound has supposedly shown benefits in reducing hypertension a major cause of stroke and coronary heart disease. Co-author of a study on the vaccine, Martin Bachmann from Cytos Biotechnology in Schlieren, Switzerland say that the vaccine stimulates the immune […]

    Chemicals to Avoid in Cleaning Products

    Friday, March 28th, 2008

     Which ones should you stay away from? This question comes up a lot when I lecture on environmental health issues. Here are a few. Ammonia Chlorine Monoethanolamine (MEA) Glycol ethers Alkyphenol ethoxylates Phthalates Triclosan Bottom line is you need to switch to the product lines that are greener. Even the people who made Clorox have […]

    Making Your World Greener – Easy Steps

    Thursday, March 27th, 2008

     I know I harp on this a lot, and have blogged on it as well, but the bottom line is you can make small changes that add up to a big improvement in your life and the life of our planet. Here are a few tips that may save you money as well as being […]

    Want to Build a Greener House? Here are Some Resources for You.

    Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

    While stumbling about the internet, I came upon this website – Green Building. While not fancy by any stretch, it has good information about choosing the greenest materials, and what to do in each room of your house to improve your environment. Then there is the United States Green Building Council a “501(c)(3) non-profit community […]

    More Links to Educate You About Your World

    Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

    An addition to my earlier list of great websites to visit if you are interested in making the world a better place to live. EarthPortal – The Earth Portal is a comprehensive resource for timely, objective, science-based information about the environment. It is a means for the global scientific community to come together to produce […]

    Federal Deception Agency???

    Monday, March 24th, 2008

    I should be immune to being stunned by the actions of the FDA and how they fail to protect who they are supposed to, namely us. Instead, they consistantly protect industry at the cost of our health and a fine example is that they used industry sponsored research to determine the safety of the chemical […]

    Which Plastics are Safe – Which are Not?

    Monday, March 24th, 2008

     Here is the list, thanks to the magazine Green Guide (get it today, it’s well worth it). The numbers are those you see within the triangle on bottles and other plastic containers. PET 1 (polyethylene terephthalate)- Safe and Recyclable unless you have high phthalates (my addition) HDPE 2 (high-density polyethylene) – Safe and Recyclable Vinyl […]

    Wal-Mart Does Something Right – No More Phony Hormones in Their Milk

    Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

    In another victory for our side, retail giant Wal-Mart said it will no longer sell milk from cows given artificial growth hormone. While the FDA which is supposed to protect us, claims there are no problems with growth hormone, common sense and unbiased research says otherwise. Why are young girls maturing at the age of […]

    Fantastic New Magazine from the National Geographic!!!

    Friday, March 21st, 2008

    While in line at the local Costco (buying some new eco-safe products), I stumbled upon a magazine I want to share with you. Everyone, and I mean everyone interested in saving the environment and learning techinques on how to green up you life should subscribe to the magazine Green Guide from the National Geographic. A […]

    Links to Help Inform You About How To Achieve Victory Over Our Toxic World

    Thursday, March 20th, 2008

    In my book, Achieving Victory Over a Toxic World, I have a section about links to important websites so you can become better informed about the real issues about our environment. Some are purely educational and provide raw data, others give you tips on how to make your life healthier and less toxic. Today, I […]

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