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I recently started noticing that there appears to be very sharp smells coming out of plastic bags when opening new clothes bags. At first I did not take notice, then mentioned it to my fiance and daughter, who just put it down to my hypersensitive nose. However, I know I smell something when I open such bags and lately certain clothes shops smell of that strange smell too, the minute I walk into them. At which point, I feel so …
The truth about ‘chemical calories’ in beauty products
Most women look at their bodies and criticize themselves and wish to have slimmer thighs or hourglass figures and blame a lot of factors such as over eating or not being active enough. Now these are valid problems in today’s fast paced quick meal take away cultures we are all part off. BUT how many of you think or consider that it could perhaps be the shampoo you use that …
The new buzz word: pro-biotics … is not quite so new. It goes back over 100 years ago. The Russian born bacteriologist and 1908 Nobel Laureate, Ilya Mechnikov, stated:
“Death begins in the colon.”
In his groundbreaking book Prolongation of Life, Mechnikov documented in detail the unusually lengthy life spans of several societies that practised eating fermented foods and special bacterial cultures called kefirs. Mechnikov made regular studies of 100+ year-old highly active men and women that were still leading healthy lives!
If you eat grapes, strawberries and other non-organic vegetables and fruit you may be shocked to find out that many agricultural pesticides – including some previously untested and commonly found in food – disrupt male hormones. This is according to new tests conducted by British scientists.
The researchers strongly recommended that all pesticides in use today be screened to check if they block testosterone, which is critical to men’s and boys’ reproductive health. Scientists at the University of London have tested and …
Hi everyone and a Happy and Prosperous New Year to you all.
Everything on earth has a beginning and psychologically a lot of people use New Year as a new beginning each year to change things they are not happy about.
Top 7 New Year’s resolutions are:
1. Lose weight
2. Eat and live healthier
3. Get in shape
4. Get out of debt
5. Spend time with Family
6. Quit smoking/drinking
7. Be organised
My personal resolution is to be more active in spreading the word about damaging chemicals …
With the days getting lighter and brighter we’ll all be reaching for the sunscreen bottles soon. BUT do you wonder (or worry) about what actually is in that little bottle?
We all love the outdoors – nothing makes us feel more alive than having fun in the elements. Whether it be pounding through the salty surf, shooshing down powdery ski runs, or just throwing a ball with the kids in the park; if you’re out in the sunshine, you …
The Book of Rubbish Ideas is anything but. It is FULL of excellent tips to help eco-newbies and hard-core Greens see rubbish as a resource, cut down on waste, and save time, money and resources as a result.
Don’t be put off by the quirky cover; author, Tracey Smith, a contented downshifter, aims to take the freaky out of eco, and her book is accessible, practical and positive. There’s no holier-than-thou attitude to reusable nappies, washable sanpro and chicken-keeping; we are …
Hi everyone and a warm organic welcome to OrganicWays‘ very first post on the Holistic Local blog. I am a regular mum living in the UK that have searched since the ’90s for products without chemicals and as a result of all the searching found a very popular certified organic product range. As a result of all the research I also found out about all the dangers of chemicals and the possible side effects thereof. I am also studying Nutrition, …
I would love to take this opportunity to introduce myself and the kinds of things I will be sharing and hopefully discussing with you.
As you now know, my name is Kirsty Taylor and I began working in the massage and beauty industry in 2003 gaining experience in many different working environments. This allowed me to develop my skills as a holistic therapist and get an insight into what was being offered to clients.
In 2005 I embarked on a BSc degree in Cosmetic Science …