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SOME FOOD THAT CONTAINS BAD INGREDIENTS

Jul 3rd, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Seniors Make Grocery Lists Carefully We senior women (and some senior men) generally make grocery lists every week with care and attention to items that meet our unique individual tastes, desires and requirements.// What we may not be aware of is the level of contaminants and toxins in food we buy every day. Here are [...]



TOXIC CHEMICALS IN THE HOME

May 16th, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Toxic chemicals have no place in the homes of senior citizens. We rely on public information to tell us when a product has ingredients that are harmful. And sometimes that information is clouded by special interests of companies that want us to buy their products in spite of the poison in them. So we have to perform due diligence and find the best information available before we decide what to purchase.

Following are some resources SCJ found that other seniors might find helpful:

Triclosan: This chemical has long been found in cosmetics and soap used on the body (including shampoo). The Suzuki Foundation has labeled it toxic for years. Triclosan has been in the news