Well this is just plain disruptive to all of my naps: A new study found that more than one-third of all couches in the U.S. contain potential toxins that can cause all sorts of health problems, including cancer. More
And the People’s Choice Award goes to … Halogenated Flame Retardant!
Don’t worry, it’s not some band you’ve never heard of. The award in question was given last week at the second annual “Toxies,” a satirical ceremony that recognizes “bad actor chemicals” (pardon them the pun: “bad actor” is a scientific term used to describe chemicals that consistently behave or react poorly). The goal is to raise awareness about the public health hazards these chemicals—many of which are found in the products we use everyday—can cause. More
I live, by all intents and purposes, an extremely healthy lifestyle. I exercise daily, I eat only nutritionally-dense, vitamin-rich foods and refrain from junk at all costs. But most of all, I have no vices whatsoever. Swearsies. I have always refrained from drinking, smoking, doing drugs, eating meat, having dairy, and drinking coffee. Ask anyone.
That is, until last year, when that final vice – the delicious caffeinated brown beverages of the Colombian variety – finally popped my vice-cherry (so to speak). So naturally, I sweetened the coffee with the artificial varieties available at the cafés.
And now I’m addicted.
And what’s worse, I know this stuff is killing me. More
Happy Earth Week! These eco-friendly DIY cleaning solutions use natural compounds like salt, baking soda, and vinegar to help spruce up your home without all those harsh toxic chemicals. Clean Up the Can Sprinkle baking soda inside the bowl and … More
There are so many great ways to contribute to a healthy planet. Some steps are larger than others; some are quick and some eco-friendly ideas take substantial planning. We’ll eventually talk about all these ideas at length but just to … More