Interest in nut-free skin care products increases greatly during 2013

Of course, a variety of products found in Whole Body already meet the Premium Body Care standard but they will now include the new seal on all packaging. “Our goal is to provide an alternative approach for our customers, so they know that when they see the Premium Body Care seal they are getting safer, higher quality personal care products,” said Jeremiah McElwee, senior global Whole Body coordinator. “”When considering new body care products moving forward, we will focus on select products that meet the Company’s new Premium Body Care standard.” Key highlights of the new Premium Body Care standard include: 1. Preservatives While few are truly benign, some are necessary in body care products, especially water-based products. The Premium Body Care standard allows only milder preservatives that are shown to function properly – such as potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate – yet have a lower likelihood of causing cosmetic-related allergies and sensitivities. Parabens and formaldehyde-releasing preservatives (i.e. diazolidinyl urea, DMDM hydantoin) are unacceptable. 2. Surfactants Used for cleaning, degreasing, emulsifying, conditioning and creating foam, these ingredients often irritate the skin and can remove essential fatty acids. The Premium Body Care standard allows only the gentlest types available, including decyl polyglucose and sodium stearoyl lactylate.
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It was an intense, physical challenge. But it woke me up to my own body and what it was capable of.” She has continued to work out since then and has no intention of ever quitting. “I went to the gym this morning. I did cardio. I went on the elliptical for half an hour. Sometimes I do the treadmill. I do a mile as fast as I can go. … I don’t like to run too long because it can have an impact on my knees or joints.
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Cameron Diaz offers advice on getting your best body

Cameron Diaz has written a new book called The Body Book with Sandra Bark.

Propylene glycol: Toxic to the immune system Used as a humectant and fragrance ingredient 4. Sodium Lauryl sulfate: Toxic to the nervous system, skin , eyes and lungs Used as a foaming agent 5. Formaldehyde: Powerful carcinogenic and damages DNA Used as a preservative Being proactive with prevention involves taking responsibility for what we put IN our body and ON our body. Start by simply replacing one toxic product and introducing an organic and non-toxic product. Before you know it, you will have one fewer source of toxicity in your life. Be diligent about reading your labels to ensure that your body care products are safe enough to “eat.” Sources: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6351353 About the author: Dr. Veronique Desaulniers, better known as Dr. V, has maintained successful practices in the Wellness Industry since 1979. Specializing in Bio-Energetics, Meridian Stress Analysis, Homeopathy, Thermography and Chiropractic, Dr. V brings a unique approach to Health and Wellness. After personally overcoming Breast Cancer without the use of chemo, radiation or surgery, Dr.
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Are your body care products safe enough to “eat”?

There are two major ways that Jahi’s brain death — likely caused by catastrophic bleeding, brain swelling and heart attack, based on family reports — damages the organs, according to Slatkin and other physicians. One is the trauma of the initial injury, called a “sympathetic storm,” which triggers a massive stress response — flooding the bloodstream with chemicals and likely damaging the hypothalamus, a small area at the top of the brain stem that regulates body temperature, appetite and the release of many important hormones. The other is the cascade of later complications, like when a computer crashes. Cellular metabolism goes haywire. So do cardiac and lung function. There is often severe hypertension and imbalances of important regulatory hormones. Even heroic efforts to sustain her, such as a ventilator, can backfire, said Slatkin. “You’re applying abnormal pressure to keep the lungs open and functioning, which creates small tears in the lining of the air sacs and bronchial tree, opening up the possibility of infection.” Every cell in the body is programmed to die, he noted. But the assault of stress hormones, immune dysfunction and massive inflammation accelerates death, he said.
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Jahi McMath: Family says brain-dead teen’s body may be too deteriorated to save

Nailah Winkfield, mother of Jahi McMath,13, who has been declared brain dead after a routine tonsillectomy, talks to media with her husband Martin

This market covers hand, foot and general body care for women & men. Market value is based on sales through all retail channels including direct to consumer. It includes mass market and prestige lines but excludes the professional sector, including beauty salons, to the consumer. Market size for Body Care in Austria is given in EUR with a minimum of five years’ historical data. Market Forecast is provided for five years. Included with this snapshot is socio-economic data for Austria. Population, Consumer Price Index (CPI), Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Exchange Rates. We represent the world’s top research publishers and analysts and provide quick and easy access to the best competitive intelligence available. For more information about these or related research reports, please visit our website at http://www.fastmr.com or call us at 1.800.844.8156. Author:
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New Market Report: Body Care in Austria – a Snapshot (2013)

In fact, the occurrence of nut allergies in people in the United States has doubled in just over the past decade. One of the possible reasons for this is exposure to nut oils that are used in many lotions. Those deciding to go nut-free out of necessity or desire have a lot of options when it comes to food. But there are less out there in terms of skin care products that are both natural and nut-free. Seeing a need, one organic body care company stepped up and created a nut-free line for both children and adults. Green Envee Organics has seen the popularity of its nut-free skin care products explode over the past year. “People want to live an organic life, and that includes skin care,” Bob Weiss, Co-Founder of Green Envee Organics said. “The introduction of our 5 Elements Skin Care Line over a year ago brought a quality organic, nut-free presence to the market for adults. This was a great addition to the nut-free children’s line that we already offered.” The 5 Elements Skin Care Line is based off of the five basic Chinese elements of Fire, Water, Metal, Earth and Wood. Each is formulated for specific skin types from aged skin to sensitive skin . The entire line includes ingredients that are organic and plant-based.
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