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The Myths of Safe Pesticides

February 1, 2015

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The Myths of Safe Pesticides by Andr´e Leu — Leu challenges conventional farming methods by refuting the myths that surround the use and understanding of pesticides. He exposes the dangers of these chemicals and advocates organic practices as the most viable for farming in the 21st century. The chemical-based conventional agriculture industry claims that the […]

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Pesticide use in schools

December 6, 2014

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Pesticide use in schools by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Although more and more communities across the country are acting to protect children from pesticide use in their schools, no national protections or standards exist. In an effort to correct this situation and ensure national leadership to protect children from daily doses of hazardous chemicals in […]

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Facts about pesticide exposure and children

October 17, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — The following are interesting facts about children and their exposure to pesticides. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control reports that one of the main sources of pesticide exposure for U.S. children comes from their food. According to the Food and Drug Administration, half of produce currently tested in grocery stores […]

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Quick tips for healing at home

September 5, 2013

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by Holly Reese —  If you want to live a healthier life but do not know where to begin, the following are some hints to help you get started. Go through your cleaning supplies, body products and cosmetics, and replace all the toxic chemicals with natural products. Filter your tap water, especially from chlorine and […]

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Does “back to school” have to mean sick days?

August 17, 2013

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by Debbie Williams —  The kids are heading back to school and you know what that means — germs, millions of them. With all the disinfectant wipes in retail stores and hand sanitizers in schools these days, you would think this would mean a reduction in germs and therefore less sick days for children and […]

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Eating quality whole foods is the ideal diet

July 23, 2013

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by Stan Kalson —  When choosing foods for your family, whole foods are your best value. A carrot grown with chemical fertilizers and sprayed with pesticides is just not the same as a short, fat, ugly-looking, pesticide-free carrot grown with natural compost. Scientific research has proven that pesticides and other petroleum-based chemicals may be dangerous […]

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Managing Minerals

July 10, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson — Minerals, from calcium and magnesium, to the trace elements such as zinc, are perhaps the single most important group of nutrients. They are required for every bodily function, from activating muscles and nerves, to digestion, energy production, and all healing and regeneration of the body. This article focuses on important […]

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Pre-pregnancy cleansing

June 16, 2013

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by Dr. Adrienne Stewart  —  Preventative medicine has lifelong benefits. The earlier you invest in your health, the greater the returns you can expect throughout life. Imagine the benefits of a healthy lifestyle as a young child or even before you were born. That is why preconception care can be very healing, not only for […]

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Juicing vegetables the correct way

April 23, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  After the award-winning documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” became available from Netflix in mid-2011, juicers started showing up in people’s kitchens, big time. In the film, Australian entrepreneur Joe Cross decided to take charge of his health by juicing vegetables and fruits for 60 days. He dropped about 80 pounds […]

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What does organic really mean?

April 2, 2013

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Simply stated, organic produce and other ingredients are grown without the use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) or ionizing radiation. The USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP) defines organic as follows: “Organic food is produced by farmers who emphasize the use of renewable resources and the conservation of soil and water […]

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Eat your fruits and vegetables

March 29, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedescco — Your mother always told you to eat your fruits and vegetables, but lately you have been worrying about all the pesticides. The good news is that research is showing that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can actually outweigh the negative consequences of pesticide exposure. That being said, some […]

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Toxic metals: Where they come from and how they affect us

December 20, 2012

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by Dr. Carole Eastman —  Sometimes occurring naturally and sometimes introduced by humans, toxic metals are everywhere. As a result of this chronic low-level exposure, as well as the body’s inability to adequately excrete them, these toxic heavy metals accumulate and are deposited in tissues such as bone, brain, kidney, liver, arteries, heart and muscle, […]

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Power of Carbs

November 16, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  All living creatures require energy in order to function, and all of our energy comes from the sun. However, human beings cannot directly convert sunlight to energy. We depend upon green plants that both absorb solar energy and store it in compounds called carbohydrates. We are most familiar with these […]

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