As we know, toxins are pretty much everywhere in today’s world. Our modern-day conveniences are often responsible for the high presence of toxins in our workplaces and homes, and in our foods and drinks. In the past, I thought on this fact and it made me upset and even somewhat worried. Thankfully, I now realize […]
Dry cleaning has been around for many decades. Dry cleaning involves cleaning clothes with an organic solvent rather than with water. Certain clothing fabrics can only be washed by dry cleaning. People don’t usually think about what kind of chemicals are being used in the process of dry cleaning. You just walk into a store, […]
What does your body need from food to help keep cancer at bay? Nutrients. So many packaged foods, fruits and vegetables included, have been stripped of vital nutrients. Look for locally grown and organic produce, and look for things in their whole and complete state (i.e. not processed). These can be foods like apples, potatoes, celery and even chicken legs. Focus on cooking at home with ingredients like these, as you don’t know what restaurants are cooking with.
It’s hard to know what is the best cookware for your health. When I was first married, cooking in aluminum pans was a hot topic. Aluminum use was linked to Alzheimer’s disease, they said. More recently, the topic of using Teflon coated skillets has been in the news. Teflon use is linked to cancer, they […]
Arsenic in apple juice—the breaking news of the past week. Started by Dr. Mehmet Oz, on his popular television program, this controversy has either raised fear and doubt in the minds of parents that regularly give apple juice to their children, or fueled the fire of scoffers who do not really care. When I was […]
As a young adult, coffee ruled my life. I didn’t mean for it to happen. I didn’t even like coffee. But having to be at my desk at the print shop at 7 a.m. was not easy for this night owl. At first I simply enjoyed the aroma from afar. Then, I’d pour myself a […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 26 million Americans have diabetes. They also predict that if current trends continue, 1 in 3 Americans will have diabetes by 2050. In light of these staggering statistics, I’d like to share five sure-fire ways to help lower your sugar—for those who feel they’ve tried everything. […]