We’re Having a Heatwave – The #1 Tip to Stay Healthy

Temperatures are hitting all time records on the West Coast of America, and there one thing you must do in summer heat: Stay Hydrated! It’s crucial! Consider it the #1 thing you should do. The above graphic from the National Weather Service includes more tips for staying healthy in the heat. And don’t forget to…

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2021 ‘Clean 15’ List of Fruits & Vegetables

Here is EWG’s list of 2021’s Clean 15. Avocados Sweet corn Pineapple Onions Papaya Sweet peas (frozen) Eggplant Asparagus Broccoli Cabbage Kiwi Cauliflower Mushrooms Honeydew melon Cantaloupes *A small amount of sweet corn, papaya and summer squash sold in the United States is produced from genetically modified seeds. Buy organic varieties of these crops if…

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2021 “Dirty Dozen” List of Fruits & Vegetables

According to EWG, which publishes a “Dirty Dozen” list every year…here are the top 12 dirtiest fruits and vegetables for 2021 in order of dirtiest: Strawberries again top the list Spinach Kale, Collard & Mustard Greens Nectarines Apples Grapes Cherries Peaches Pears Bell & Hot Peppers Celery Tomatoes NOTE: A small amount of sweet corn,…

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Natural Antifungals

Doug Kaufman of Know the Cause lists natural antifungals on his blog, some of which are: Oregano “Oregano has been used as a spice for thousands of years, and has long been revered for its medicinal qualities. It is referred to as hyssop in the Bible. It is a staple flavor in a variety of…

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2020 ‘Clean 15’ List of Fruits & Vegetables

Once again, delish has published EWG’s list of 2020’s Clean 15. Here is the 2020 Clean 15: Avocados Sweet corn Pineapple Onions Papaya Sweet peas (frozen) Eggplants Asparagus Cauliflower Cantaloupes Broccoli Mushrooms Cabbage Honeydew melon Kiwi “Yes, the beloved avocado topped the list with fewer than two percent of samples showing any detectable pesticides. The…

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2020 Annual ‘Dirty Dozen’ List

                    According to delish  Strawberries top the list of the ‘dirtiest’ fruit or vegetable in terms of pesticides, in 2020… Here is the 2020 Dirty Dozen: Strawberries Spinach Kale Nectarines Apples Grapes Peaches Cherries Pears Tomatoes Celery Potatoes The surprise this year, though was an entry…

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