To stay safe, make sure you know what kind of Pyrex you have, where it was made, and whether it can go from the freezer to the oven without shattering. Reprinted with permission from Buy-It-Once.com.
It’s great to crank up the heat when winter hits and we need to stay warm. But overly warm, dry air can make you pretty uncomfortable. ♦ Low humidity can dry out the mucous membranes that line the nose and throat, causing irritation that may lead to a bloody nose. ♦ Overly dry air can […]
“GMO” stands for genetically modified organisms. Some people also call them genetically engineered organisms. Either way, GMOs are foods whose genetic make-up has been re-engineered, altered or modified to give them different traits than those they evolved with. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that 94% of all soy, 93% of the corn, and 96% of the […]
Most deodorant stinks. Not because it doesn’t keep YOU from stinking. It stinks because it contains nasty chemicals you just shouldn’t put on your body. That’s why Via Nature Natural Deodorant is such a breath of fresh air – literally. It’s also why we’ve partnered with them to bring you this expert information about the […]
Many barbecues use charcoal to grill food. But making charcoal is wasteful, and burning it pollutes the air and adds to climate change. Here is what you need to know about charcoal, plus 5 green green barbecues that will keep your air much cleaner. What’s Wrong With Charcoal? ⇒ Charcoal is actually made from wood, and making it can be […]
Do you check your breasts regularly for cancer? You should. According to the Johns Hopkins Medical Center, “Forty percent of diagnosed breast cancers are detected by women who feel a lump.” That’s why establishing a regular breast self-exam schedule is so important. Even if you get a mammogram, you only get it once a year. […]
Mold and mildew stink – literally. If you’ve ever walked into a mildewed room, you recognized the musty smell at once. Mold gives a lot of visual clues – it’s generally black or grey, and may be splotchy if it’s embedded in tile grout. It can form a sort of grimy mat on your ceiling […]
When you read the label on the processed foods you buy at the supermarket, what do you look for? I’ve mostly been on the hunt for information about calories, sugar and fat content, transfats, and synthetic chemicals like food dyes and preservatives. Rainforest Action Network (RAN), along with Dr. Andrew Weil, an expert in integrative […]