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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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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…

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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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Why I’m Not Using Plastic Containers for Food

My journey started when I learned microwaving plastic containers and storing food in plastic can leach chemicals into food.  From that day on I quit putting plastic in the microwave and even today I never do. Over time I’ve replaced all of the plastic containers in our kitchen with glass.  I have a few simple […] Read more…

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How to Uncomplicate Healthy Food and Chronic Disease

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read my affiliate disclosure here. Does healthy food need to be complicated? It seems like everyday there is a new study about food, or a new diet. Can we make eating healthy food uncomplicated? The Food Revolution brings together some of the top experts and speakers to […] Read more…

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