Browsing: Ditch the Toxins

Reducing our exposure to mercury isn’t discussed nearly as much as limiting our exposure to BPA or phthalates, probably because mercury has been phased out of most consumer products. But we are exposed to mercury more than you’d think and…

Phthalates (pronounced thah-lates) are a family of chemicals found in thousands of consumer products from shampoo to sex toys. Phthalates can act as a plasticizer to help soften durable plastics and make them more flexible. They are also used in…