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[21 Jul 2008 | No Comment | 1,681 views]
Got REAL milk?

America has a love affair with milk. Oh yes, that creamy white liquid that satisfies everybody’s taste buds. Statistics show that the average person living in the United States consumes over 600 pounds of dairy products every year, including about 420 pounds of fluid milk and cream, 70 pounds of various milk-based fats and oils, 30 pounds of cheese, and 17 pounds of ice cream. In aggregate, U.S. dairy farmers produce 163 billion pounds of milk and milk products a year.
Why is this a reason for concern?
Well, there is nothing …

Cosmetics »

[10 Jul 2008 | No Comment | 2,221 views]
Ugly Side of The Beauty Industry

Have you ever thought that trying to look pretty may cause some ugly health problems?
Many of us use multiple beauty products every day. Many of us also assume that the products that we use are safe. The fact is, there are absolutely no laws that require cosmetic companies to disclose or test the ingredients that they put in their products. Lead has been detected in lipsticks (yes, even in the expensive ones!), known carcinogens have been detected in face and body lotions, shampoos including children’s products. FDA is not doing …