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Your Best Defense Against Melanoma + Skin Cancer

With the sunny summer days ahead it’s important to remind ourselves of the dangers associated with too much sun exposure. Before you throw on your flip-flops and swimsuit and head out the door to the pool or beach, take a moment to evaluate your risk and take the proper steps to reduce exposure to harmful UV rays. Here’s a handy checklist of the highest risk factors to keep in mind when preparing for the sun.

Rethinking Clean ~ 5 Reasons to Detox Your Household Cleaners

As a culture we’ve gotten it into our heads that if we’re not being vigilant, we’re not being clean. At True Goods, we challenge that mindset. Caustic chemicals are not necessary components of a clean home and can cause more harm than good. Here are five good reasons to dump your harsh cleaners in favor of milder, more natural alternatives.

EWG ~ Know the Ingredients In Your Personal Care Products

The best products are truthful in their marketing claims and free of potentially worrisome ingredients. Some products might make claims like "gentle" or "all-natural," but since the government does not require safety testing, personal care product manufacturers can use almost any chemical they want, regardless of risks.  How To Read...

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Going Green During Pregnancy

An excerpt from the book “Green Body, Green Birth ” by Mary Oscategui When starting on green journey and understanding what green means specifically to you, there comes what is called “The Discovery Stage.” This is the stage where one becomes excited about the discovery of new information, but this is...

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Shocking Truth ~ Toxic Chemicals & Body Burden + VIDEO

Kris Carr sits down with Heather White of EWG to dig into the topic of toxic chemicals and body burden, which every consumer needs to know about starting NOW! Your choices matter and they really do add up over time. This information is here to empower you, not to scare you. Slow and steady wins the race...

EWG: Triclosan Makes Cleanup Tricky

Beware of a toxic chemical that you might encounter in cleanup products on your supermarket and drugstore shelves: triclosan. It's an antibacterial chemical found in many consumer products, especially liquid hand soap and dishwashing detergent. It is also an ingredient in some toothpastes, face washes, deodorants, and even antibacterial plastics and fabrics used for things like cutting boards, gym mats and shoe insoles.