Yonkers, NY — A study conducted by Consumer Reports shows that packaged salad greens may have bacteria that are common indicators of poor sanitation and fecal contamination.

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There’s a whole world inside your mouth. It takes a world of care to keep it healthy, too, and natural products can go a long way in this regard. Oral hygiene and dental care are complicated matters, and people often neglect important aspects of keeping the space between their cheeks clean and healthy. Problems can run the gamut from gum disease and bad breath to dry mouth and discoloration, but these tips and natural solutions are sure to make for a happy dentist.

Emani MakeupEmani Minerals has launched 12 shades of vegan-friendly Liquid Mineral Foundations. The moisturizing formulas contain hyaluronic acid, vitamin A and jojoba oil, and are available for dry or mature skin. Foundations are free of paraben, talc and gluten.
2834 Hamner Ave., Ste. 520, Norco, CA 92860, www.emani.com

derma ederma e  Natural Bodycare’s Lip Repair Crème moisturizes, nourishes and rejuvenates dry, cracked, aging, sun-damaged or wrinkled lips. With hyaluronic acid, botanicals and antioxidants, this formula provides long-lasting moisture and helps counter environmental damage.  With continued use, this product helps improve lipstick wear, prevents feathering and bleeding lines, and promotes healthy and younger-looking lips.

Madara USAMadaraUSA offers a range of natural lotions, creams and washes for face and body as well as cosmetics. New is Madara ecobaby, which includes a diaper cream, soap, shampoo, oil and cream. The products are certified according to the international ECOCERT standard. Ingredients include flower and herb extracts from the Baltic region. 

New York, NY—According to a study done by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, children exposed to phthalates while still in the womb are more likely to develop behavioral problems. The New York City-based study tested the urine of mothers during pregnancy, and then analyzed the behavior of their children (188 in total) when they were four through nine years old. The researchers for this study included scientists from Mount Sinai, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Cornell University.

Natural Allergy Remedies

You can try holding your breath, but when you finally inhale seasonal allergies will be there waiting. The question is how best to address them.

A.C. GraceNow available from A.C. Grace Company is UNIQUE OMEGA Krill Oil, containing pure oil from Antarctic Krill. This oil offers a combination of omega-3 fatty acids, phospholipids and antioxidants to support heart and joint health, according to the company. The supplements are also meant to benefit nervous system development, cognitive function and skin health.