There has been a lot of controversy around the safety of non-stick pans and other cookware in recent years – with good reason. Be aware of what is used in the manufacture of your pots and pans so that you can prepare your family meals safely. You may have taken steps towards eating more healthily […]

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Detoxing has been practiced for millennia and is all the more important today as we live in an increasingly toxic environment. Choose a detox programme to suit yourself and start your new year clean. Are you hoping for a clean start in the New Year? Detoxification is one of the first steps to take if […]

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Q.: I have seen ‘triclosan’ listed as an ingredient in the toothpaste I use. Is it a toxic substance? Jordan KLAUS FERLOW REPLIES: Triclosan is used in a wide range of cleaning and personal care products. It is even used in some processed foods and children’s toys. It is essentially an anti-bacterial, -viral and -fungal […]

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  The supposition that wireless communication devices such as cell phones could be carcinogenic has now become a reality as a recent US government laboratory study has shown that radiation from cell phone use is linked to brain tumours. Cell phones and other commonly used wireless communication devices transmit information via non-ionising radiofrequency radiation (RFR). […]

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Commercial cleaning agents are loaded with dangerous chemicals. And they are expensive – quite apart from their potential cost in terms of your family’s health! So why not make your own? It’s not only a safer option, but environmentally responsible too. Spring has sprung, and many of you may be getting ready to spring clean […]

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