Toxic household products not only put your family's health at risk, they also charge you more to do it. Try these better, safer alternatives.
By Leah Zerbe
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The Rip-Off: Microwave Popcorn
The Problem: While popcorn is a great snack, those microwavable bags are often coated in nonstick chemicals that have been linked to thyroid disease, male infertility, and high cholesterol. Plus, companies sometimes add artificial colors and flavoring to microwavable popcorn.
Moneysaving Workaround: Buy organic popcorn kernels, melt a little butter or drizzle a little olive oil in a pot, and pop on your stovetop. Alternatively, you can create your own, less-toxic microwavable popcorn. (Watch this video to see how!)
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