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[11 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 2,758 views]

The importance of Essential Fatty Acids “E.F.A.’s”should not be taken lightly.

Many of you may have heard E.F.A.’s referred to as Fish Oil or Omega-3’s.   Regardless of what you call them, the word “Essential” is no joke. E.F.A.’s support healthy function of the cardiovascular, immune, skeletal, gastrointestinal and cognitive systems to name just a few.
Essential Fatty Acids may be derived from many whole foods including cold water fish.  The “Oceans 3” line from Garden of Life is high quality and is the only brand that also contains the powerful antioxidant’s Astaxanthin …

Nutrition, Planet Earth, Recipes »

[11 May 2010 | 2 Comments | 11,792 views]
The diverse power of “GSE”

Grapefruit Seed Extract (“GSE”)

In a world that is loaded with hidden (and obvious) toxins and waste, I really take care of my immune system but I also do my share to help the future of the planet. One of  the easiest ways to start making a difference is to use Grapefruit Seed Extract “GSE”.  GSE can be diluted and used for everything from detoxifying your body to cleaning cutting boards. Among it’s many benefits is the elimination of plastic bottles that household cleaners and vegetable washes are packaged in.  I …

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[4 May 2009 | No Comment | 7,903 views]
What can actually go in your Recycle Bin and why does it matter?

“Can this be Recycled?”
How many times have you asked yourself that very question?
Why should you care enough to take the time to find out what can be recycled then to clean your trash and then to place it in specific bins?
Well, check out the map below of the Oceanic Garbage Patches located on innocent Mother Earth.  That’s right, massive swirling patches of  human generated trash that exist in our Ocean’s; 85% of the patches are debris from products made  out of plastic.  The patch located in the Pacific Ocean …

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[28 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 3,355 views]
Why should you care about pesticides?

Why should you care about pesticides?

The Environmental Working Group is a nonprofit organization that advocates in Washington D.C., for policies that protect global and individual health.
Among the many valuable services they provide is a Shoppers’ Guide to Pesticides in Produce. It is based on the results of nearly 43,000 pesticide tests performed on produce and collected by federal agencies between 2000 and 2004. Nearly all of the data used took into account how people typically wash and prepare produce – for example, apples were washed and bananas …

Beverages, Nutrition, Planet Earth »

[14 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 3,434 views]
“Don’t Drink The Water”

How safe is your tap water?
Not only is drinking ENOUGH water essential for health and well being, drinking QUALITY water is equally important for all functions of the human body.
Dr. Oz featured the Aquasana Shower and Whole House Water Filters on the “Don’t Drink The Water” show that aired on October 20, 2009, it reinforced how essential is to understand the water quality of your community (click here for the 2008 City of Fort Worth, water quality report).  If the water you and your family are consuming and bathing in …