Natural Weed Killer: Get Rid of Weeds the Natural Way

Source: Natural Weed Killer: Get Rid of Weeds the Natural Way by The Global Healing Center Team It's a common frustration: You've spent a warm, sunny day working in your garden, dutifully tilling the earth and planting seeds at just the right depth and distance — and then the next week, you go outside to find a … Continue reading Natural Weed Killer: Get Rid of Weeds the Natural Way

Organic vs Conventional Pesticides

Source: Organic vs Conventional Pesticides by Dr. Edward Group EWG experts give the run down on the difference between pesticides (or pest control) used in conventional farming and organic farming. USDA testing consistently finds toxic pesticides on conventionally grown produce. One of the benefits of organic food is limited pesticide intake. Learn more about which fruits … Continue reading Organic vs Conventional Pesticides

Gardening at Home Linked to Increased Veggie Consumption

Source: Gardening at Home Linked to Increased Veggie Consumption by Dr. Edward Group 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 … Continue reading Gardening at Home Linked to Increased Veggie Consumption

5 Food Companies That Don’t Use BPA

Source: 5 Food Companies That Don’t Use BPA by Dr. Edward Group Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a dangerous, toxic compound used in the lining of food packaging. BPA contaminates food and makes its way into the body to wreak havoc. The brain, endocrine system, and hormones are all affected by BPA, and research shows that this compound is … Continue reading 5 Food Companies That Don’t Use BPA

6 Healthy Lifestyle Changes to Make Today

Source: 6 Healthy Lifestyle Changes to Make Today by Dr. Edward Group  Over the years, I’ve helped thousands of people make better choices for their life and their health. People from all backgrounds say they feel sick, tired, and depressed. What’s truly scary is that people begin to accept that feeling as normal. It doesn’t have to … Continue reading 6 Healthy Lifestyle Changes to Make Today

5 Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth

Source: 5 Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth by Dr. Edward Group   Diatomaceous earth is a naturally-formed sedimentary mineral rock. It’s derived from the remains of diatoms, or oceanic unicellular algae. [1] Diatoms are over 30 million years old and are formed from the cementation of microscopic algae-like plant remains into the earth’s surface. These clay-like, chalky remains are usually found … Continue reading 5 Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth

99 Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Can Compost

Source: 99 Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Can Compost by Dr. Edward Group  Anybody who has a composting bin or compost pile at their house knows that old apple cores, banana peels and potato skins can be composted. The list of items that can be composted doesn’t stop there, in fact, it barely scratches the surface. … Continue reading 99 Things You Probably Didn’t Know You Can Compost

10 Homemade Organic Pesticides

Source: 10 Homemade Organic Pesticides by Dr. Edward Group  Ever wonder what farmers did hundreds of years ago to fight off crop pests? Long before the invention of harmful chemical pesticides (yes, the kind that is linked to cancerous cellular activity), farmers and householders came up with multiple remedies for removing insect infestations from their garden plants. … Continue reading 10 Homemade Organic Pesticides

10 Reasons to Start Composting

Source: 10 Reasons to Start Composting by Dr. Edward Group  There is no denying that there is a clear win-win situation that comes from regularly composting the planet’s organic waste. While it may take a little effort to set up your own at-home composting system, the results will be worth it. Composting is an important way that … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Start Composting

5 Uses for Spent Coffee Grounds

Source: 5 Uses for Spent Coffee Grounds by Dr. Edward Group  Coffee is one of the most consumed beverages in the world. It’s grown in over 70 countries and amounts to over 16 billion pounds of beans every year. That’s a lot of beans… and when they’re only used once and thrown away, it also amounts to … Continue reading 5 Uses for Spent Coffee Grounds