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7 Piece Homemade Non-Toxic Cleaning Kit You Can Make for Under $10

nontoxic cleaning kit

Homemade non-toxic cleaning products have great appeal for those who want to trade a little elbow grease in return for healthier green cleaning supplies. Not only will it spare you and your family exposure to dangerous toxins commonly emitted from conventional house cleaning products, but making your own green cleaning kit will save you money. And lest you worry […]

How to Choose the Best Allergy Free Pillows for Good Health

best allergy free pillows

There are many types of allergy free pillows available to allergy sufferers which can provide relief from irritations as well as offer supreme comfort at night. Different allergies may require a different pillow and just because a pillow may be natural does not necessarily mean that it is a hypoallergenic pillow. So it’s important that allergy sufferers […]

Pesticide Use: What You Should Know

pesticide use and health

Pesticide use poses a real health risk and is often misunderstood or simply ignored. Scientific research has already proven the negative effects of pesticide exposure to many sectors of the population. For obvious reasons, pesticide companies that manufacture these chemicals for both indoor and outdoor use, are not going to broadly publicize the unhealthy effects of pesticide […]

How to Compost Low Maintenance Style

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How to compost easily and slowly translates into a low maintenance style that is especially useful to people who want long term results from their composting efforts. This method generally yields compost in six months to a year. Quick composting (step-by-step instructions found here) is perhaps a more popular method simply because of the fact that it yields results in […]

Why Do New RVs Smell?

why do new rvs smell

If you’ve ever set foot inside a brand, spanking new travel trailer or RV, you can’t miss the unmistakable odor of ‘newness’ that generally permeates the interior. In fact, many people experience an increased burning of the eyes, nose and throat the longer they stay in a new RV. Not only do new recreational vehicles often […]

What Are Natural Insecticides?

what are natural insecticides

For centuries, farmers relied on natural insecticides as a means to control pest infestation. However, synthetic insecticides began to be developed in the 1930s and in 1940s, DDT was introduced. Farmers began using many of these synthetic insecticides as an easier way to ensure bumper crops for commercial produce. In light of various studies throughout the years scientists have found […]

Plant Diets Help Manage And Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

plant based diet and diabetes

Diabetes is an increasingly common medical condition in which the body has an impaired ability to control the quantity of glucose (sugar) in the bloodstream. To remove glucose from the blood, the pancreas produces a hormone called insulin. For those who suffer with diabetes, the body either produces insufficient glucose or the insulin that is produced […]

Sick Building Syndrome: What’s in Your Living Space?

sick building syndrome

Sick building syndrome (SBS) is a health condition that is directly related to poor indoor air quality within one or more buildings that a person occupies. Generally, no other specific cause or illness can be identified that causes symptoms associated with the condition. The physical reactions can be associated with one room or a particular living […]

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