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Your Home and Professional Environment Matters

Your Home and Professional Environment Matters

Living in a world where at most times you are unable to dare I say, “stop and smell the roses,” or even enjoy the view that the earth has given you, we can become so bombarded with environmental distractions. From… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Environment, Health, Health, Mental Health, Personal Care, Science, Water
Toxic Mercury Discovered in an Increasing Number of Personal Care Products – Including Soaps, Anti-Aging Creams, Skin-Lighteners, and Cosmetics

Toxic Mercury Discovered in an Increasing Number of Personal Care Products – Including Soaps, Anti-Aging Creams, Skin-Lighteners, and Cosmetics

Mercury has been discovered in an abundant amount of personal care products — including lotions, cosmetics, anti-aging creams, acne treatments, skin lighteners, antiseptic and beauty soaps.  Mercury is extremely toxic — and exposure can lead to serious health consequences. It’s… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Child Care, Environment, Health, Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Plant-based diet prevents and fights chronic diseases such as cancer, type 2 diabetes, and coronary heart disease

Plant-based diet prevents and fights chronic diseases such as cancer, type 2 diabetes, and coronary heart disease

In 2016, an estimated 1,685,21o new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. and 595,690 people will die from this devastating diagnosis. (1)  On February 13, 2015, the American Cancer Society recommended that cancer survivors should follow “prudent… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Experts Advise the Safest Fish to Eat, Compared to the Most Contaminated Fish on the Market

Experts Advise the Safest Fish to Eat, Compared to the Most Contaminated Fish on the Market

Fish is a food with many misconceptions.  In the past, this food was a fantastic source of nutrition — but times have changed. According to a number of environmental experts, organizations, and groups, there are still a few types of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Environment, Food, Health, Recipes
New Data Reveals ‘Bisphenol A’ Chemical Found in Packaging of 16,000 Foods and Beverages

New Data Reveals ‘Bisphenol A’ Chemical Found in Packaging of 16,000 Foods and Beverages

For years, bisphenol A (BPA) has sparked controversy about its impact on human health and development. Last month, the Grocery Manufacturers Association created a database of food and beverage products with packaging that could expose people to this controversial chemical.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Child Care, Food, Health, Health, Home, Lifestyle, News, Recipes
6 Steps to Take Before Trying a Zero Waste Lifestyle

6 Steps to Take Before Trying a Zero Waste Lifestyle

We have a problem, and it’s a problem with trash.  On average, people in the U.S. produce about 4.5 pounds of trash per person per day. Given the seven billion people on the planet, that’s simply too much. Our planet… 0 Shares | | Posted in Lifestyle
The Veganism Elitism: Why Eating Ethically is a Luxury

The Veganism Elitism: Why Eating Ethically is a Luxury

If there’s a thing of which we vegans are truly guilty, it is the tendency to forget how privilege facilitates our choice. Proud of our conscious and careful eating; caught up in a sense of superiority, we let the feelings… 0 Shares | | Posted in Farming, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Pets and Animals
Make It Your Business to Place the Environment First

Make It Your Business to Place the Environment First

Whether you run a small business or a much larger-sized one, what you do both in and out of your office can and typically does have an impact on the environment. With that being the case, is 2016 the year… 0 Shares | | Posted in Environment
How can pets be part of a sustainable future?

How can pets be part of a sustainable future?

Although it’s impossible to know exactly how many dogs and cats there are in the world, estimates put the value at around 525 million dogs and 600 million cats. That’s around one dog or cat for every seven people. This… 0 Shares | | Posted in Environment, Pets and Animals
Save The World: 5 Water-Saving Tips At Home That Helps The Environment

Save The World: 5 Water-Saving Tips At Home That Helps The Environment

Water is without a doubt, one of the most vital ingredients of the world. Yet, our reliance on water takes it away from where it’s needed, such as lakes, oceans and the water cycle itself. As a result, every little… 0 Shares | | Posted in Environment, Home, Lifestyle, Water