Posted in Animal Conservation & Welfare, breast Cancer, Cancer, carbon footprint, Diseases, Eco-Friendly, Environment, Product Safety, women's health, tagged Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, cosmetic safety, Safe Cosmetic Act, safe cosmetics, Story of Cosmetics, Story of Stuff, Triclosan on January 28, 2011 |
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From "The Story of Cosmetics"
Earlier in the week, I presented a dilemma I had last year with the cosmetic industry. I was shocked to discover what we’re putting on our and our children’s faces, bodies, and even in our mouths (in toothpastes).
I shared my own natural beauty solutions, which I hope you’ll consider and adapt for yourself. But, in addition, I think it’s important that we help the beauty industry do their own makeover to keep us, future generations, and our wildlife and environment safe.
Simple actions we can all take (more…)
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Posted in breast Cancer, reproductive health, women's health, tagged american heart association, animal cruelty, animal welfare, breast cancer, breast cancer awareness, double down, KFC, leave your fair share, national cancer institute, Panera bread, susan G. Komen for the Cure, take what you need, Women's health on May 19, 2010 |
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What Were They Thinking?
If you haven’t already heard, KFC (whose name, I’m sorry, still stands for Kentucky FRIED Chicken, to me) has teamed up with Susan G. Komen for the Cure (you know, that organization that’s building breast cancer awareness?).
5,000 KFC restaurants (and I use the term “restaurants” loosely), will be serving up their fat-laden chicken in lovely pink buckets and donating a whopping 50 cents per bucket toward Komen for the Cure.
KFC is the same company that recently introduced the now infamous “Double Down” — two pieces of fried chicken fillets sandwiched around two slices of Monterey and Pepper Jack cheese, two slices of bacon and “special sauce,” containing reportedly 520 calories, 32 grams of fat and 1,380 milligrams of sodium! By the way, that’s a full day’s supply of sodium according to the American Heart Association. (more…)
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