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Dearest Apple Blossoms,

New guidelines for avoiding breast cancer recently came out in a 300 page report from the Institute of Medicine.

According to You Docs, the main thing the report wants women to understand is this:

Limit or eliminate your exposure to chemicals that are plausible contributors to breast cancer risk.

On the list of chemicals to limit/avoid are household cleaning products and personal-care products including cosmetics, soaps, and shampoos, among other things.

Breast cancer awareness

May Allah protect our family from any and all types of cancers. You must do your part too. Continue to use the cleaning and skin-care items we make ourselves at home with natural non-chemical ingredients.

I know it’s tempting (and easier) to just grab something off the grocery store shelf, but think about the value of those products. The real value: your health!


Read more here: idahostatesman/new-advice-for-preventing-breast-cancer