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Eczema problems and enzyme washing powder

Posted on 18 July 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Enzyme-based laundry detergents are marketed to us as superior performance stain removers. Enzymes are harvested from micro-organisms such as bacteria and added to many detergents under a range of trade names or disguises.

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Food colours and safe choices

Some food colours in the range 160-163 are generally considered safe and may even be beneficial for health (except 160b, 106c, 160d). Not every food coloured in the range red, yellow, orange or violet need be avoided if these mostly … Continue reading

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Flouride – a daily dose of toxin

Posted on 13 July 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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My two year old insists on calling toothpaste ‘poo paste’. The wisdom of the young never ceases to amaze me. Most commercial toothpastes are quite literally loaded with ‘crap ‚Äì ingredients that are harmful, especially for little ones who don’t … Continue reading

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World Health Day highlights the dangers of antibiotics

Posted on 18 May 2011 in Blog by L. Schneider
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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the theme of the World Health Day 2011 (7 April). AMR and its global spread threatens the continued effectiveness of many drugs used today to treat serious diseases.

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