Why You Should Never Microwave Your Food

Microwaving is a simple, convenient cooking option for people on the go. The microwave oven has been a mainstay in the US for 30+ years, virtually transforming society and how we view food. But despite its wonders, the question that’s been avoided remains: are microwaves the healthiest cooking option? The answer is, of course, no, as … Continue reading Why You Should Never Microwave Your Food

Facts You Need to Know about Home Radiation

There is no doubt that home electronics have made our lives more convenient, more entertaining, and have helped us to stay better connected with those we love. Devices like microwaves and blenders have made food preparation quick and simple. Other home electronics, like televisions and DVD players, have greatly enhanced our ability to entertain ourselves. Cell phones … Continue reading Facts You Need to Know about Home Radiation

Where to Find Natural “Green” Building Materials

Whether you’re planning to build your dream home or simply want to renovate, using organic, natural, and eco-friendly building materials from reputable, trusted suppliers is a must for protecting your health from the plethora of toxic compounds found in conventional building supplies. Here, we’ll take a look at some of the best options for organic … Continue reading Where to Find Natural “Green” Building Materials

The Benefits of Organic Laundry Detergent

To live a truly green and healthy life, simply changing what you eat and how often you exercise can make a huge impact; but, why stop there? Your home is your haven, and it is meant to keep you and your family safe and comfortable. Unfortunately, there are certain products common to many homes that might be … Continue reading The Benefits of Organic Laundry Detergent

5 Simple Tips for Going ‘Green’ Inside Your Home

As much as we have to look after our insides, we have to also take care of the insides of our houses. If nothing else, that’s where we live, and if we’re to stay healthy, we should live in a clean and healthy environment. When the indoor environment where we live becomes toxic, it’s only … Continue reading 5 Simple Tips for Going ‘Green’ Inside Your Home

6 Tips for “Going Green” Outside Your House

So we’ve seen what we can do inside the house to make a difference on the environment, see my previous blog post “Going Green inside your home“. Now let’s see what we can do on the outside. And let me tell you, if you have kids or a green thumb, some of these are going … Continue reading 6 Tips for “Going Green” Outside Your House

Gardening at Home Linked to Increased Veggie Consumption

Recent scientific research confirms that gardening may be linked to higher rates of vegetable eating in older populations of adults. According to a recent report from Texas A&M University and Texas State University, older populations of adults who garden are more likely to eat vegetables than their non-gardening counterparts. This study, published in Hort Technology, surveyed adults … Continue reading Gardening at Home Linked to Increased Veggie Consumption

Study Finds Organic Food Is Higher in Antioxidants

Chalk up another win for organic whole foods. New research has found that organic food contains more antioxidants than conventionally-grown food and may be one of the most potent ways to fight aging, reduce oxidative stress, and support energy. Organic Food Contains More Antioxidants A comprehensive review that’s set to be published in the British Journal … Continue reading Study Finds Organic Food Is Higher in Antioxidants

Tell Nestlé to Stop Illegal Water Drilling

A recent investigative report published in the Desert Sun newspaper is showing that Nestlé, one of the largest food businesses in the world, has been illegally pumping water from a Southern California national forest for 27 years. The company’s permit expired in 1988, yet it continues to extract water from the drought-stricken area, placing profits … Continue reading Tell Nestlé to Stop Illegal Water Drilling

New Report Ranks U.S. Poorly for Maternal Health

According to a new report conducted by the State of the World Mother’s, the United States ranks 33 out of 179 countries surveyed for maternal health. [1] Just last year, the U.S. was at 31. How can a country so developed be drastically behind other countries in taking care of mothers and their newborns? Could it be … Continue reading New Report Ranks U.S. Poorly for Maternal Health