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Food Coloring Chemicals

Food Coloring Chemicals What ARE They?

Food Coloring Chemicals – What Are They? Are they something I can eat and still be healthy? Food dyes really ARE ingredients to become aware of to protect our health.

Why Do Artificial colors/food dyes matter? They are made from petroleum chemicals. Gasoline, tar, asphalt, diesel fuel all have a common connection with these food additives. Even though there ARE natural ways to make food coloring (beets, onions, plants), it is cheaper for food manufacturers to use synthetic, petroleum based additives. 
That is a BIG pile of stuff to worry about!

What Is The Endocrine System?
Chemical Minimalism Everything We Have Pam Schmidt

What Is The Endocrine System?

Hormones are the messengers with chemicals that get released into the blood stream. The hormones cause action in the targeted organ. Although these hormones go throughout the body, only target cells with the right receptors are ready to respond to the specific hormones.

Did you know that over 50 hormones have been identified in humans and other vertebrates?

That is definitely much more than just sex hormones!!!!

Toxic Plastics - How To Avoid Them?
Chemical Minimalism Everything We Have Pam Schmidt

Toxic Plastics – How To Avoid Them?

Tips To Avoid Toxins in Plastics

Limit your exposure to BPA and BPS with a few mindful actions:

Tips To Avoid Toxins In Plastics:
Avoid plastic water bottles and opt for glass or stainless steel reusable bottles Store your food in reusable glass or stainless steel containers. Use glass bakeware instead of silicone, plastic, aluminum, and non-stick

  • Avoid plastic-lined paper cups – carry a reusable coffee cup of your choice Make your coffee in a glass french press or traditional coffee machine, skip K-cups Avoid aluminum soda and beverage cans Avoid buying plastic-packaged food.Limit using canned food. Limit/avoid touching receipts, can linings, plastic products, plastic food wrap.
  • How Fragrance and Emotions Interact?
    Chemical Minimalism Everything We Have Pam Schmidt

    How Fragrance and Emotions Interact?

    Let’s look at some ways healthy fragrance can affect emotions:
    Fragrance boosts your confidence
    Fragrance brings about a positive impression
    Fragrance stimulates emotional effects in the brain
    Fragrance is also known to prompt soothing, sensual stimulation, and healing processes

    This is a light version of how truly natural, organic fragrance can work with emotions.

    Natural is the important word here.