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ARE COSMETICS MAKING US FAT?

fat belly by Michelle Meiklejohn

Picture compliments of Michelle Meiklejohn

If you’ve tried diets and exercise, and haven’t seen the results you deserve, look in your bathroom.  Lurking on the shelves, in the drawers, in the shower and on the sink are some probable causes.  That’s right!  Unknown to most of us, our common, everyday personal care products could be the cause for our extra pounds.

Soaps, shampoos and cosmetics found on the stores in the U.S. have synthetic, petroleum-based chemicals that should be illegal.  Many are known Carcinogens, and they are linked to Endocrine Disruption.  Not only may they contribute to tumor and cancer growth, they are wreaking havoc on our hormones.

Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families
Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families are trying to change the laws to help protect us, check them out on facebook or their website to help support their important efforts.  Their coalition includes cancer specialists, nurses, parents and concerned citizens everywhere.

Don’t take my word for it, see what The National Resources Defense Council wrote on this topic:

http://www.onearth.org/article/is-your-shampoo-making-you-fat