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

Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins

Source: Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins by Dr. Edward Group Many people don’t realize the number of toxins they are surrounded by in their home. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the air in homes and other buildings is usually more polluted than the air outdoors, even in major cities. With many new … Continue reading Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins

Where to Find Natural “Green” Building Materials

Source: Where to Find Natural “Green” Building Materials by Dr. Edward Group 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 … Continue reading Where to Find Natural “Green” Building Materials

5 Simple Tips for Going ‘Green’ Inside Your Home

Source: 5 Simple Tips for Going ‘Green’ Inside Your Home by Dr. Edward Group 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 … Continue reading 5 Simple Tips for Going ‘Green’ Inside Your Home

6 Tips for “Going Green” Outside Your House

Source: 6 Tips for “Going Green” Outside Your House by Dr. Edward Group 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 … Continue reading 6 Tips for “Going Green” Outside Your House

Study Links Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals to a Higher BMI in Toddlers

Source: Study Links Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals to a Higher BMI in Toddlers by Dr. Edward Group   The other day, a colleague of mine sent me over the results from a recent study that shows a link between higher body mass index (BMI) in toddlers, and the mothers’ prenatal exposure to environmental pollutants, such as pesticides found … Continue reading Study Links Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals to a Higher BMI in Toddlers

8 Horrible Things You Should Know About Lead

Source: 8 Horrible Things You Should Know About Lead by Dr. Edward Group  For a long time in our history, using lead to produce various everyday items was common. Largely because of how easy it was to work with. It wasn’t odd to go into a well-to-do 17th-century home and eat off of a lead plate or … Continue reading 8 Horrible Things You Should Know About Lead

The 5 Worst Things About Flame Retardants

Source: The 5 Worst Things About Flame Retardants by Dr. Edward Group  Not long ago, I discussed 12 ways toxins are sneaking into your life, and while I briefly mentioned the health dangers of flame-retardants, that was just the tip of the iceberg. There’s been a lot of talk lately about these chemicals: namely, that they don’t work … Continue reading The 5 Worst Things About Flame Retardants

8 Things You May Not Know About Lead Poisoning

Source: 8 Things You May Not Know About Lead Poisoning by Dr. Edward Group Lead is a toxic metal and lead poisoning can have really ugly consequences. Lead exposure commonly happens by way of lead based paint, the CDC has reported it as the number one cause of exposure in children. Other persons are exposed to lead … Continue reading 8 Things You May Not Know About Lead Poisoning

What are VOC’s

Source: What are VOC’s by Dr. Edward Group   Volatile organic compounds are a topic that everyone needs to learn about, as they are found in a multitude of household products, and are generally harmful to your health. Volatile organic compounds, more commonly known as VOC’s, include a variety of chemicals found in many common products. VOC’s are … Continue reading What are VOC’s