Every year, Environmental Working Group (EWG) puts out their list of produce with most pesticides: the Dirty Dozen, along with their list of the Clean Fifteen (produce with least amounts of pesticides). For several years, apples have been the top offender. This year, strawberries are at the top of the list. So for today’s Five on […]
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Cancer. It’s a lot of the reason Juicy Green Mom exists, because of my sister’s battle with it, and my hope for my daughter not to have to battle it. So when Environmental Working Group (EWG) released this Cancer Prevention Dirty Dozen list, I was thrilled to see it for a number of reasons. First, […]
Every year, EWG puts out a new pesticides in produce guide to help shoppers make informed choices about produce. I try my best to buy only organic produce, but it is wonderful to have a list of the Dirty Dozen, and the Clean Fifteen so I know what has less pesticides if I can’t get organic. […]
Endocrine disrupters are commonly talked about in health news nowadays, so what’s the big deal? They are significant because they are hormone-altering chemicals. If you imagine how changing hormones affect teenagers, pregnant, PMS-ing, or menopausal women, you know that when hormone levels are out of whack, EVERYTHING is out of whack.