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Is your non stick pan harming your family?

Per-or poly-fluorochemicals, known as PFCs, make up a multi-billion dollar family of chemicals that are widely used to make water, grease and stain-repellent coatings and for other purposes in all sorts of consumer goods, including non stick pans!. These chemicals are found all over in the environment and in our bodies, and some have been linked to serious health effects.
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The dangers of Sodium Lauryl Sulphate

The greatest concern of many scientists has centred on an ingredient that’s found in about 90% of all commercial shampoos, shower gels and bubble baths. It’s sodium lauryl sulphate, or SLS for short.

There is also sodium laureth sulphate or SLES. But with sodium laureth sulphate, dioxins are created – and they are some of the most potentially dangerous carcinogens in the world. That’s what Agent Orange the chemical foliage spray was composed of, and from which those serving in Vietnam have been getting cancer. Now just check your present shampoo bottle! Read More →