Tag: ovarian cancer

Blueberry Nutrition in a Candy World

I watched a lot of television and movies growing up, but one movie I did not see was Willie Wonka and The Chocolate Factory until I was in my 20s. Shocked? I know, most of my friends were! This is a classic movie, especially for a chocolate fiend like myself. ...

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Body Pollution

Remember that old horror movie, Invasion of the Body Snatchers? The jist of it was that aliens were secretly invading earth and taking over people’s bodies! I’ve never been a huge horror movie fan (yes, I am a scaredy cat) so I never watched the whole thin...

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Breast Cancer Awareness 2011: The Stink of Pink

Many of you wonder what led me to become a  passionate advocate for safe cosmetics. It was the big “C.” Cancer….the dreaded disease…it has affected many lives and probably touched yours too at some point. When my mother was diagnosed with ovar...

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Cancer is Preventable

Cancer is Preventable Yes, you just read that correctly. Many people think cancer is an eventuality. Most people’s lives have been touched by this terrible disease…me included. My mother passed away of ovarian cancer after years of using toxic beauty p...

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Why that powder puff is bad stuff…

     My mother used body powder for years and years. Usually after each shower, she would sprinkle on some powder. In 1999, she passed away of ovarian cancer. I believe talc might have played a role in her death, among other factors. Over the years she didn...

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