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Life in the land of Colin...

The phone rang while I was in the washroom. I swore as I got off the toilet and ran awkwardly to my room as I pulled up my pants. 1,044 more words


Thimerosal Hype or Hazard

You know the story about vaccines and thimerosal, right?

Are you sure?

Thimerosal Timeline

Although it was never actually linked to any significant side effects, as a “precautionary measure,” the AAP recommended that thimerosal (mercury) be removed from childhood vaccines in 1999. 1,253 more words

Vaccine Myths

Julia Child would be so proud

The biggest thing about cooking for acid reflux is reading the ingredient labels. We want to be eating as much real food as possible and eliminating preservatives, additives, GMOs, and pesticides. 667 more words


What Are Parabens and Are They Dangerous?

What are parabens?

Parabens are a type of preservative used in health and beauty products. They were first introduced in the 1950s and are popular for their ability to extend shelf life and prevent the growth of mould and bacteria in products. 273 more words

Ingredients To Avoid

Misleading "Healthy" Foods

The older I get the easier it is to spot companies hopping on a trend. Whether its kombucha or protein bars every company has one now. 337 more words

Essay at Rooted in Rights

Hi Everyone!

I have a sort of unusual essay/article out today at Rooted in Rights, a disability advocacy group. It is called As a Chronically Ill Mom, Even Tater Tots Are a Way to Show My Kids Love… 75 more words

Being The Mom

Are You Being Preserved?

In my previous article on the advantages of organic food, I focused on the health risks involved with pesticides.  In order to be organic, foods must also be free of chemical preservatives. 602 more words

General Health