Tag Archives | Breast Cancer

Living with Lymphedema

We learn a lot from our customers. In this case, we learned from our Facebook fans. We were approached by Lymphoedema – Let’s Talk a growing Facebook page used to share some holistic options on managing lymphedema. I have three family members who are breast cancer survivors, so I’ve had a vague knowledge of lymphedema, […]

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The Dirty Dozen Plus Two

You’ve probably heard of the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Dirty Dozenâ„¢ and Clean 15â„¢ guide for buying produce. The Dirty Dozen are fruits and vegetables that have the highest amount of pesticide residues. The clean 15 are those fruits and veggies that have the lowest amount of pesticides. (In case you are unsure, farmers use chemical pesticides […]

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Why Campbell’s Soup is phasing out BPA

The use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food manufacturing has come under fire these past few years, and now one company is doing something about it.  First, a little history:  In 2009, Consumer Reports tested for BPA in soup, vegetables, tuna, and other canned products from companies like Campbell’s, Chef Boyardee, Del Monte, Nestlé, and […]

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Fight Pinkwashing! Think Pink isn’t so rosy!

October in Wisconsin is breathtaking. Everywhere you look your eyes feast on bright shades of orange, red, yellow and pink. Pink? Yes, you know, Breast Cancer Awareness pink. Grocery bags, dental floss, car dealers, NFL players covered in pink – the pinkwashing is in full force. What’s “pinkwashing?”  Here you are, direct from Breast Cancer […]

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GO NATIONAL WOMEN’S HEALTH & FITNESS DAY –You don’t have to be Mia Hamm or Serena Williams to be Healthy & Fit!

Today, September 29, 2010 is National Women’s Health & Fitness Day, the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. The goal of this unique national awareness day is to encourage women to take control of their health: to learn the facts they need to make smart health choices, and to make […]

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