"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness." Dalai Lama

Blatant Deception

Stevia vs “Truvia”; Health vs Poison

An email to Betty…
I am concerned about Truvia. Truvia claims it is an extract of the stevia plant. However I am concerned that big pharma has added something so they can patent it. What is known about the process of getting Truvia from stevia? I know that Coca Cola is starting to use it even though FDA has not approved it.

Blatant Deception: Johnson’s® Baby Soothing Naturals™ Body Wash

Johnson & Johnson™ the well-known baby care brand have now come out with a range of what they are claiming to be “natural”. Nothing could be further from truth! It has some ingredients which — according to independent researchers — are dangerous and should not be applied to any skin, especially that of babies. Babies’ organs are underdeveloped and do not excrete toxins as easily as those of adults.

Blatant Deception: Organics™ Shampoo for Normal Hair

A simple bottle of shampoo… a true reflection of the state of our society and culture, and our way of life! On the shelves of most of our major retailers is the Organics™ range of shampoos made by Unilever, the third biggest company in the UK (only BP and Shell are bigger).

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I was just checking the website of the SEXPO which has just visited SA, this is what the Cape Town site says. . . . “The world’s largest Health, Sexuality and Lifestyle expo is coming back to Slaapstad and it’s bigger and sexier than ever! continue reading

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