Best Water Filters – Removing ‘Forever Chemicals’

With Summer approaching, that means we will (and should) be drinking more water. And that means we want to be diligent to drink healthy water, free of pesticides, PFAS, etc. The EWG (Environmental Working Group) is one referral we use for the latest research when it comes to food, water and air safety. In their…

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Spring ‘Cleaning’

Spring is here and with that, for many, that means spring cleaning the house. EWG (Environmental Working Group) has a list of “Safer Sprayers” for Spring Cleaning, to help us sort through the vast array of cleaning products that we have on hand or need to restock. They’ve assembled a “quick and easy list of…

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Paraquat – A toxic weed killer used in the U.S.

According to EWG (Environmental Working Group) – “Paraquat is banned in more than 60 countries, but millions of pounds of paraquat are sprayed in the US every year. Paraquat threatens the people who apply the chemical, those who work on farms, and others who live nearby. Paraquat is primarily used to clear fields before farmers…

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“Dirty Dozen” List – Pesticides in Produce

Each Year EWG (Environmental Working Group) publishes their list of the “Dirty Dozen” pesticides in produce. In 2023 this is what their intensive research found, not just of the ‘Dirty Dozen” but also of the “Clean 15”. See the full list here: EWG’s 2023 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce | Full List The Shopper’s…

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The Health Benefits of Myrrh

According to HEALTHPREP: Myrrh has some exceptional health benefits: “Antioxidants are found in grapes, pomegranates, cocoa, and tea, among other substances and foods, including myrrh. The great thing about antioxidants is how they help the body reduce disease-causing oxidative stress. According to research, the antioxidant potential of myrrh is so high it may support healthy…

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Signs of Dehydration

With the continued heat wave over most of our country, please be aware of the early signs of dehydration. Signsymptoms.com provided the easy-to-read chart above which shows increasing symptoms of dehydration. According to the Baylor College of Medicine, if you are thirsty, you are already dehydrated. Drink plenty of water throughout the day. For a change…

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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 is 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…

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