What is the big deal with high fructose corn syrup

What is the BIG Deal about High Fructose Corn Syrup

So what’s the big deal with high fructose corn syrup or HFCS? We all know by now that sugar is bad for us. But did you know HFCS is worse for your health than regular sugar? According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the average American eats 156 pounds of sugar in one year. […] Read more…

Are you Eating Sewer Sludge

Are You Eating Sewer Sludge?

Are we seriously eating food grown with sewer sludge? The answer is a disgusting YES. It’s a common practice in the United States for sewage waste facilities to sanitize, package and sell the leftovers as fertilizer. What is Sewer Sludge? Sewer Sludge, also called “biosolids” is whats leftover after water goes through the waste water […] Read more…

Chocolate Bar

The Sweet Deception of a Chocolate Bar

I never gave much thought to an ordinary chocolate bar. However there is actually a lot more to a chocolate bar than meets the eye. Little did I realize that chocolate can be grown with child labor, have environmental consequences and can contain pesticide residue. I’ve since learned more about chocolate and I consider the […] Read more…

The Teal Pumpkin Project

Why People Are Painting Pumpkins Teal for Halloween

Do you wonder why you see teal pumpkins around the neighborhood on Halloween? It’s due to a movement called the Teal Pumpkin Project.   What is the Teal Pumpkin Project? The Teal Pumpkin Project is a worldwide movement to create a safer, happier Halloween for all kids. Providing safe treats for kids with allergies raises awareness.  […] Read more…

Hidden Cost of Dying Bees

The Grocery Shelves Would be Bare if All the Bees Die

Importance of Honey Bees for Sustaining Life on Earth Bees are more than pesky insects that sting you. Ok, so this could be a little exaggerated. However if all pollen-spreading insects ceased to exist we would have a huge problem. Many fruits and plants depend on bees or other insects for pollination. In fact 1/3 […] Read more…

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