What Is the Healthiest Cookware to Use?

what is the healthiest cookware

Choosing the healthiest cookware to use is an important part of living a green and healthy lifestyle, because it’s an important step in avoiding chemical contaminants in the food you eat. Not all cookware is equal, especially when it comes to the potential health risks associated with certain materials. The absolute biggest offender is Teflon non-stick pans. The […]

5 Ways to Keep Organic Food Fresh Longer

organic food fresh longer

You already know that organic food is better for you and your family, but there can be some drawbacks to switching to an all-organic diet. Processed foods come with a number of disadvantages, but they are known to last longer than organic food as they are filled with shelf life extending preservatives and additives. Of […]

Volatile Organic Compounds: What’s the Big Deal?

volatile organic compounds

Volatile organic compounds or VOCs are chemical contaminants that are found in many different common products, especially building materials. VOCs are organic chemicals that can emit toxins into the air and are typically found in houses, workplaces and public buildings. Some materials that contain volatile organic compounds may initially release toxins and odors into either the […]

4 Top Depression Supplements that Are Effective

depression supplements

Using depression supplements for mild to moderate depression can help to alleviate symptoms and help to restore a feeling of well being and good health, without resorting to heavy antidepressants or other medications. There are almost 20 million people a year who suffer from some form of depression, and many do not seek help or when they […]

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 […]

Food Safe Containers for Growing Organic Vegetables

food safe containers for organic vegetable gardening

Have you planted your organic container garden yet? It’s still not too late! I’ve planted several in several containers this spring already. I’ve helped my 88 year old mother start her very own bucket garden just outside her garage. She’s thrilled to be able to garden again, even with lack of mobility. I’ve also helped […]

Heirloom Seeds for Gardening: Getting Started

heirloom seeds for gardening

The interest in gardening with heirloom seeds has increased dramatically in the last 10 years as many home gardeners have compared the many differences between heirloom, hybrid and GMO seed varieties. Discriminate gardeners are more often planting with heirloom seeds for a variety of good reasons including taste and preservation of heritage. “There’s been a lot […]

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