Baking soda air freshener for your car

You could be experiencing an allergic reaction to your car air freshener, says Daniel Swartz, executive director of the Children’s Environmental Health Network, a nonprofit Washington, D.C.-based consumer safety organization. Conventional car fresheners contain troublesome chemicals like petroleum distillates, which can irritate or damage your lungs; phthalates, which can interfere with hormone production; and benzene compounds, which have been found to be carcinogenic.

… How to create a air freshener for your car I just took an old sock (or actually two of them) and put one inside the other and filled it up with a bit of baking soda.

How to pick a ripe pineapple

Recently we took a trip to the grocery store trying to find a ripe pineapple, but I quickly realized I had no idea how to tell what was ripe and what wasn’t!

How much water should a person drink each day?

In Day 2 we learn some of the negative effects of not drinking enough water. Though we mentioned them a little bit in Day 1,Day 2 goes into more detail about what actually happens. Basically, it is explained that when our bodies don’t get the proper amount of water that they need to function, they […]

Is Grass Fed Better Than Conventional Beef?

The answer to the question, “Is grass fed beef better than conventional beef?” is an absolutely, positively, resounding, billboard-screaming, all capital letters, YES. Why is it better? How much time do you have? If You Support Destroying Rainforests, Buy Conventional Beef In the “olden days”, when beef cattle were raised only on farms and ranches, […]

A Simple and Extremely Effective Homemade Plant Fertilizer Recipe

So I recently did some digging trying to find some recipes for homemade plant fertilizer and these are a few of what I found. I was looking for something simple to make that I could use with cheap and easy to find household ingredients. My favorite plant food recipe that I found was this one… […]

What Are Flavonoids?

Antioxidants are wonderful things. They slow down the rate in which we age, and they help us look and feel younger than we actually are. Antioxidants are nutrients that are found in many of the foods we eat. They help to protect the body from the harmful effects of free radicals. Free radicals are molecules […]

The Health Risks of High-Fructose Corn Syrup

One of the big things that I’ve learned in the recent years along my journey to improve my health, has been to read what ingredients are in the foods I eat. I’m a label reader first and foremost, checking how many calories, how much fat, and how much sodium are in the foods I buy. […]