Group calls for Ban on Phthalates

A paper published by Project TENDR (Targeting Environmental Neuro-Development Risks), a group of volunteer scientists, health professionals and child advocates working to study and reduce children’s exposure to neurotoxic chemicals and pollutants, calls for a ban on phthalate chemicals commonly found in personal care and home care products. 

Soybean Oil Linked to Obesity and Neurological Problems

New research findings have revealed a dirty secret in this widely used industrialized food additive:  Soybean oil can not only lead to obesity and diabetes in some people (something that has been suspected for some time), but it also appears to have the potential to trigger neurological problems–which could potentially lead to conditions like autism, Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, and depression.

Low Levels of BPA Adversely Affects the Prenatal Brain: Study

Disturbing results from a new study reveal that even low, so-called ‘safe’ levels of exposure to the endocrine-disrupting chemical BPA … More

Chemical Intolerance/Sensitivity and Illness

The chemical-illness link has been at the forefront of our founder’s work at Chemical-Free-Life.org for the past three decades and … More