Best Brand: Native Forest Coconut Milk

If you've gone dairy-free or adopted a Paleo style of eating, you may have added coconut milk to your list of culinary staples. And that's a good thing. Not only does this creamy delight taste great on its own, it can be used in a wide array of recipes. Coconut milk is low in carbohydrates and provides a bevy of health benefits. It is a rich source of metabolism-boosting fats called medium … [Read more...]

Hormone Mimics in Plastic: How To Protect Yourself

Do you store your food in plastic containers? Do you ever put plastic in the microwave? If so, think twice about it. The reason? There are dozens - if not hundreds -  of chemicals found in our foods that act as hormone mimics - acting like the hormone estrogen. These gender benders (called xenoestrogens) cause early sexual development in children, reproductive difficulties for adults, and they … [Read more...]

Eden Foods: BPA Free Canned Foods

If you're looking for bpa free foods, you already know that almost ALL canned foods (including healthy organic ones) are packaged in containers contaminated with BPA. And that's really bad news for your health. BPA is an industrial chemical and potent endocrine disruptor found in plastics, as well as metal can and bag liners. It has been linked with breast and prostate cancer, insulin … [Read more...]

How Much BPA and Mercury Are Safe?

If you're under the impression that "a little won't hurt you", I have some startling news. Recent research found that invisible, health-harming chemicals in our foods (and topical products too) rapidly accumulate in our bodies - even with the small, normal amounts commonly eaten or applied. The problem is that these common chemicals disrupt our hormones, encourage weight gain and even … [Read more...]

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