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Green Diva Rachel

Better known as “Mommy Greenest,” Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff is a journalist, consultant, sustainability advocate and former CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World who was editor of Children magazine—before she had three of her own. Rachel was featured in Los Angeles and Lucky magazines and appeared on “The Today Show” and “CNN Headline News,” among others. The author of The Big List of Things That Suck, Rachel also publishes MommyGreenest.com, sharing advice about healthier living with less judgment, because you shouldn't have to be a scientist to raise healthy kids. Follow her @RachelLSarnoff and at YouTube.com/RachelSarnoff.
Comments (4)
  1. Wilma Hendriks (reply)

    July 21, 2014 at 12:53 pm

    Thanks for this information, I’m a bit surprised though that parabens are not mentioned since scientific research has found a link to breast cancer! These parabens are in almost every cosmetic product and in some processed food as well! Especially in deodorants, shampoos, etc. and the sensible thing to do is buy ‘paraben free’ products (must be mentioned on the product)!

    • Green Diva Rachel (reply)

      July 21, 2014 at 1:24 pm

      Thanks Wilma! I’m also concerned about parabens and have written quite a bit about them on Mommy Greenest. For this story, I was looking specifically into those toxic chemicals that were identified by the Harvard study. You can read more about the study here: http://www.mommygreenest.com/10-ways-to-nix-breast-cancer-chemicals-now/ Thanks for commenting!

      • Wilma Hendriks (reply)

        July 21, 2014 at 4:52 pm

        Thanks for replying Rachel! It was my first time on your website so not aware of previous studies/comments.
        Good to see that this kind of information is publicised more. There are so many (marketing) lies coming from the corporate world and ignorant and innocent people suffering from it as a result, whether it is here in Europe or in the US. Keep up the good work!

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