Wednesday, January 28, 2009

mercury found in high fructose corn syrup

Like we didn't have enough reasons to avoid this junk in our food and our kids food.... here is yet another reason from the Washington Post:

Almost half of tested samples of commercial high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) contained mercury, which was also found in nearly a third of 55 popular brand-name food and beverage products where HFCS is the first- or second-highest labeled ingredient, according to two new U.S. studies.

To read the entire article click here.

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Monday, January 26, 2009

apparently anything can be made organic

but that doesn't mean it's good for you.... Meet the organic cigarette... in my opinion the dumbest invention ever! What is even funnier than an organic cigarette is that they put this label on the box:

uh.... thanks for that brilliant statement! oh and if you go on their site they ask for age verification and if you smoke... if you tell them you don't they say " don't start, smoking is not good for you" and don't allow you to see their site! This whole thing made me laugh today.... how ironic is it that I read about these in the waiting room of my dr's office! OOPS!

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Saturday, January 10, 2009

piggy paint.... i have to get some of this!

Little Gigi girl is already into having polish on her toes. I think that finding an all natural polish is about the coolest thing ever. While it's a little pricey I would still totally order it. What a perfect gift for a little girl who loves to paint her piggies! Check it out by clicking here and see all the cute colors at Piggy Paint!

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