Water Filtration and Misconceptions

Water Filtration and Misconceptions

Mamavation spends a lot of time talking about the safety of what goes into our bodies and onto our skin. However, what often gets overlooked is something that we probably come in contact with more than food or personal care products, water. There are an estimated 80,000 contaminants in our drinking water, yet only 91 of these are regulated by … [Read more...]

Toxic Tap Water: Top 7 Reasons To Get A Home Water Filtration System

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The water that comes from your tap should be a life-giving substance but all too often, it is treated with processes, exposed to chemicals, and may actually do more harm than good. Earlier this year, the residents of Charleston, West Virginia, discovered just how toxic water can be when a chemical spill from a nearby plant shut down the drinking … [Read more...]

Solutions to Remove Toxin Exposure

Solutions to Remove Toxin Exposure

This past Monday on Mamavation TV, our guest was author and environmentalist, Rick Smith. He, along with Bruce Lourie, co-wrote the best-selling book Toxin Toxout: Getting Harmful Chemicals Out of Our Bodies and Our World. This follow up to 2009's Slow Death by Rubber Duck: How the Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Life Affects Our Health, takes on … [Read more...]

A New Resistance Facebook Party Sponsored by Earth Mama Angel Baby

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When I think about being part of A New Resistance it's reminiscent to me of being part of the Rebel Alliance with Star Wars and I'm Princess Leia. I look great in buns, but my hair is red. But the difference is Star Wars was only a movie and A New Resistance is very real. And the second differences is this is less about getting yourself shot by … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Life with Gestational Diabetes

Pregnancy Life with Gestational Diabetes

I’ve had a fantastic pregnancy. I have loved every moment of this (my) first pregnancy, and I wish everyone had the same experience as me. Everything was awesome until Week 30 when I was tested for gestational diabetes. My world of eating whatever I wanted (within reason) died the day I received the call with results. What Is Gestational … [Read more...]

Remove the Toxins with Toxin Toxout

Remove the Toxins with Toxin Toxout

Did you know that there are over 80,000 synthetic chemicals in commercial products? That means that every day, we are bombarded by toxic chemicals and ingredients that could be (or rather are most likely) wreaking havoc on our bodies. This week on Mamavation TV, we'll be talking about practical strategies to remove the toxins from our bodies and … [Read more...]

The Dangers of Glyphosate: How Roundup is Poisoning Your Family Everyday

Glyphosate Should be Banned

There’s a danger that has been spreading across this country, a toxic chemical that is so harmful to your food, your lawn and your family that it may be banned in Europe soon. What’s the name of this poison and how is it spreading? It’s called glyphosate – although you might know it as the active ingredient in Roundup, Monsanto’s popular weed … [Read more...]

Congress thinks Americans are stupid . . .

Congress thinks americans are too stupid to read GMO label

So apparently the members of the subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture decided to have a session discussing the labeling of GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms). Michael McAuliff over at The Huffington Post wrote a very nice summary of the meeting available here. Essentially, the subcommittee in their … [Read more...]

Your Summer Garden

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Summer time is the perfect time to work on a summer garden. After all, what better time to begin growing your own food so that you know exactly what you're putting on your plate and in to your mouth. Many of us in the Mamavation community have our own gardens, but not everyone is an expert at what to plant when or how to keep the garden healthy … [Read more...]

Tips for Strength Training

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Do you strength train? Is your answer no because you're not sure you can or think you aren't strong enough to begin? On our most recent Mamavation TV show, we talked with Joel Harper and Sarah Stanley who provided us with some really great tips for strength training. You may be surprised! You don't need a gym The first thing to remember about … [Read more...]

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