Water 101: What You Need to Know About Your Water

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Did you get a chance to see this week's edition of Mamavation TV? It was an eye opening look at water with the CEO of EWS Water, Howard Esbin. You could tell from how he spoke about the issue, that this is his passion. Know What's in Your H20 With up to 80,000 possible chemicals in our water, it can be a bit overwhelming. Some of the main … [Read more...]

Tell Hillary: Stop Supporting GMOs!

Hillary Clinton Dump GMOs

Before you know it, the next presidential election will be upon us, and it looks like at least one of the contenders in this one may be a woman. At present, Hillary Clinton is the frontrunner for the Democratic Presidential candidate in 2016 and already is mounting support for her run. But before you go championing Clinton as a candidate, you … [Read more...]

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...]

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