What every parent should know about chemicals in our food

Gigi Lee Chang, CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, shares advice for parents about common chemicals in food and common symptoms that these chemicals are linked to
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What every parent should know about chemicals in our food

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When thinking about the environment for your children and your babies, it's very important to try to avoid toxic chemicals where possible, and the numbers really speak for themselves. So, in the past 20 years more than 80,000 chemicals have been introduced in products and none of them have been tested for safety on children and none of them have been tested for interactivity with each other. At the same time, we are finding that, Babies are born with over 200 chemicals in their bodies that we know from testing the coat blood. At the same time, there has been a increase in the all different behavior and health issues with our children. For example in the last 20 years there has been a 400% increase in food allergies, a 300 increase in asthma, a 400% increase in ADHD and a 1500% increase in autism.

Gigi Lee Chang, CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, shares advice for parents about common chemicals in food and common symptoms that these chemicals are linked to

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Gigi Lee Chang

Former CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World

Gigi Lee Chang is the CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, a national non-profit organization which empowers parents to protect their children from harmful chemicals. She is a frequent speaker on various topics, including children’s health, food and nutrition, as well as socially conscious/sustainable business practices and entrepreneurship and was awarded “Brand Innovator 2008” and “2010” by Brand Packaging. In addition, Gigi has been featured in over 250 national and regional media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, MORE magazine, Yogi Times, KIWI Magazine, Cookie, Parenting, OK! Weekly, Celebrity Baby Blog, TODAY Show, Newsweek and Time Out New York Kids. Gigi is also the Founder of Plum Organics and on the advisory boards of Environmental Media Association (EMA), Pregnancy Awareness Month (PAM), International Baby Planners Association (IBPA) as well as Friends of Baby Buggy.

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