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4 Microwave Popcorn Risks You Need to Know

Popcorn is a tasty snack for any occasion, but it doesn’t come without hidden dangers. I used to buy whatever brand microwave popcorn was on sale at the store, not knowing about the risks or health hazards associated with it. Now I know better and make my own popcorn whenever I want: healthier and definitely […] Read more…

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6 Scary Facts Everyone Should Know About GMO Potatoes

Are you familiar with the Greek mythology Pandora’s box? Pandora was forbidden to open a box, and when she did it released previously unknown evil into the world. Today opening Pandora’s box means someone does something which causes a lot of problems that were previously non-existent or unknown. What does this have to do with […] Read more…

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6 Compelling Reasons to Ditch Canned Foods

I once read an article that listed foods that that experts refuse to eat. One that stuck out to me was that an endocrinologist would not eat canned tomatoes. The reason was that he knew the acidity from the tomatoes significantly increased the leaching of chemicals into the tomatoes.  The Endocrinologist Won’t Eat: Canned Tomatoes […] Read more…

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Bottled Water vs Tap Water. Why Neither is a Good Choice

Water impacts every single cell in the body and makes up 90% of our blood. It helps our joints function so we can move; it helps us digest food and eliminate toxins; it delivers nutrients and oxygen throughout the body; it keeps our brains healthy and happy AND more. Whether you drink bottled water or […] Read more…

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Cancer Causing Chemicals in Shampoo? Here’s How to Ditch Them

Did you know that your skin is your largest most permeable organ? Everyday we smear and spray our skin with all kinds of creams, lotions, soaps, perfumes etc. The chemicals (including ones that can cause cancer) from personal care products are easily absorbed into your skin and transported to every organ in your body. Most […] Read more…

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What You Don’t Know about High Fructose Corn Syrup

What is the big deal about high fructose corn syrup or HFCS? Most of us are aware 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 over 100 pounds of sugar in one […] Read more…

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