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Phthalates: harming your health

Phthalates: harming your health

Phthalates in plastics: The risk of exposure and how to reduce it   Phthalates are plasticizers  used in a wide range of commonly used personal care and household products including food packaging, car interiors, fragrances, flooring and other indoor building materials.   Childhood asthma risk […]

Panda Food for a Healthy Mood

Panda Food for a Healthy Mood

A food fit not just for pandas… Bamboo for a healthy heart, digestion and mood   Bamboo shoots are the newest stems of the bamboo plant and have been consumed in China and Japan as a food for thousands of years.   The health properties […]

Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Fad food or simply fabulous?   Chia seeds have grown in popularity and their health benefits have attained an almost god-like status in health conscious circles over the past few years.    So do these tiny seeds provide you with the countless health benefits for […]

Tea Time!

Tea Time!

  What’s Hiding in Your Tea?    Tea plants are susceptible to a huge amount of pests and the use of pesticide preparations has become the primary means by which to combat them in the tea production process.   Recent studies have shown that tea produced in both China and […]