Safety


Diet coke, and other diet sodas, contain cancer causing sweeteners, DNA altering preservatives, stimulants and colorants with no safety levels established.  They are seen as the “healthy” alternative to regular soda, even by nutritionists and doctors.  In reality though, they are anything but healthy.  Here’s more than enough evidence to convince you to never ever ever take another sip.

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Many parents think that since the AAP”s edict back in 1999 that mercury and its derivative preservative Thimerisol have been eliminated from all childhood vaccines.  Unfortunately, many available flu shots still have Thimerisol.  Your doctor may tell you it is just a trace amount, which it does sound small when you say anything in “micrograms”, but if we look at the EPA guidelines for mercury exposure, of which Thimerisol is 50% mercury, it is still way too much for our little children, and even for adults.

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The holidays are here and if they haven’t been naughty, your kiddos will likely be raking in a few gifts.  Unfortunately, many states do not require retailers to pull recalled toys from their stores shelves. Here are some resources to cross check those new gifts and ensure they are safe for your little one.

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