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Fossil Fuels in Your Self-Care and Beauty Products

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   We use fossil fuels as coal, natural gas, and petroleum (sometimes called crude oil). These types of fossil fuels help us create...

You could have EMF sensitivity, and not yet know it

Those with EMF sensitivity feel much better in nature, and some feel more healing from skin to earth contact by Sophia Ruan Gushée   I suspect that EMF...

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs): 7 Simple Tips to Reduce Them at ...

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Volatile organic compounds are chemicals that are emitted from both natural and artificial sources. This article focuses on VOCs from...

Natural Bathroom Spray: How to Deodorize the Bathroom

By Angela Cummings   Going #2 (as the kids say) is a natural, healthy occurrence for all humans (and animals), but we’re often embarrassed by the smell left...

Health Risks from BPA and 7 Tips to Reduce Them

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée    BPA (Bisphenol-A) caught the attention of media and parents circa 2007. Gradually, more of the public...

4 Tips for Nontoxic Hand Soap

By Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée    Nontoxic hand soap is better for all of us, but especially mothers of babies and young kids, because...

5 Tips for Healthier Toothpaste

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   If you're looking for another product to detox, and you haven't thought about your toothpaste, then read...

Nonstick Teflon Cookware: Health Risks?

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Convenience is more important than ever before as our lives have become more hectic than ever. As a...

Choosing Nontoxic Food Storage Containers

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Summer is wrapping up and parents are entering back-to-school mode, making it a great time to stock up on food...

Tips for Buying Chemical Free Soaps And Shampoos

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Our kids watch our every move. They learn by example, by our actions. When we choose nontoxic products—like...

How Can I Reduce EMFs in the Bedroom?

Written by the editorial team, and edited by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Have you ever slept through the night, yet felt like you didn’t get much sleep? That...

Smart Meters: Should You Say No?

What are smart meters? Historically, meters have been used by utility companies to measure the usage of electricity, natural gas, or water. They were then read by a person...

Get the Lead Out

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Surprisingly, lead is still found in many consumer products today. While lead was banned from house paint in...

Formaldehyde in Furniture

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   When buying furniture the first consideration is usually about the look and feel of the furniture. Not about how it...

Can Furniture Off-gassing Make You Light Headed and Give You Brain ...

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Did you recently buy new furniture, such as a bed frame, couch, desk or shelving unit? Do you feel tired,...

Consider Phthalates in Furniture

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Did you know there are phthalates in furniture? “More than 470 million pounds of phthalates are produced or...

Chemicals in Paper Towels: Are There Nontoxic Alternatives?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Paper towels are handy for cleaning up a milk spill, drying hands, and cleaning the house. Maybe a little too handy....

Cell Phone Radiation and How to Protect Yourself

by Sophia Ruan Gushée and her editorial team   On April 3, 1973, the first mobile phone call was made by a Motorola employee, Martin Cooper. Ten years later, in...

WiFi Radiation: How Concerned Should You Be?

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Why should you be concerned about the WiFi radiation in your home? It seems harmless. And you...

Should You Replace Your Shower Curtain With A Safer One?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   When detoxing your home, it can be overwhelming to think of replacing each little item with nontoxic versions....

Why Choose Glass Over Plastic?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   As you detox your home, it’s important to understand what materials to avoid, but almost more important to...

What Are You Sleeping on 3,650 Hours?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   It’s not every day that people replace their mattress. In fact, not even every five years. It’s every...

Peace of Mind in Detoxing Your Bedroom

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   The bedroom. It’s one of the most important rooms in your home, making it one of the first places to detox. ...

When Painting, Planning Pays Off

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   One of the easiest and least expensive ways to freshen up a room is to paint the walls. However, paint can...

Potential Cancer-Causing Household Products

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Most people, it seems, think that their home is a healthy environment that is safe and free from harmful chemicals....

Bluetooth: A Convenience or Concern?

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   How Bluetooth Devices Can Negatively Affect Your Health Bluetooth technology has brought us great convenience:...

EMF and Cancer: Does Extremely Low Frequency Radiation Cause Cancer?

In the past 30 years, there has been more concern and study on whether our daily exposures to extremely low-frequency magnetic fields (ELF) might cause cancer. One chronic...

Reproductive health expert from Yale Medical School discusses how t...

  I remember clearly the first time I came across the reality that our consumer products expose us to toxic exposures--which include chemicals, heavy metals, and...

WiFi Routers: What's A Safe Distance?

    Within a relatively short time, WiFi has increased its presence in homes, offices, public spaces, coffee shops, various modes of...

WiFi Radiation & Tips to Protect Yourself

  Technology has allowed us to go wireless and avoid the hassle of cables. But most people don't realize that wireless devices constantly generate electromagnetic...
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