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Whole Foods, et al, Grant Blessing of GMO Alfalfa to Monsanto

I’d say this is the straw that broke the camel’s back…but I dare not, because I know this is only the beginning. Whole Foods, leader of natural grocery stores nationwide, and other industry leaders in “organic” foods Organic Valley and Stonyfield Farm relented under mounting pressure from all angles Thursday, and gave their approval for […]

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Sunscreen – What's The Damage?

If you have been a person who uses sunscreen regularly, you may be surprised to learn that the effectiveness and safety of sunscreen is now being called into question.  In correlation, Vitamin D deficiency in the United States is a problem in children and adults alike, and is thought to be one of the primary […]

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Allergies & Disease, Medications & Disinfection – Is There A Connection?

Are we causing allergies and illness by our habits of over-disinfection? Research shows that through repeated exposure to disinfectant products and anti-bacterial substances that are designed to “kill germs”, we are contributing to both allergenic responses in the body and resistance to deadly bacteria. The picture of anti-bacterial soap is a well-known brand used by […]

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The Joy of Gardening – A Call to Sustainability

For the first time in my life, I am really beginning to comprehend just how wonderful it is to plant and cultivate a garden. For the last few years, I’ve been working on getting my garden to a point where it is thriving and producing each year. Last year was a pretty good season; for […]

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Can The Government Be Trusted To Fix The Safety Of Our Food?

The safety infrastructure for food in this country is failing. It’s regulated by about a dozen federal agencies implementing about 35 laws. You would think that with that much oversight and checking, something would be working right. The public is most certainly aware of the problem, as is evident by regular media coverage of the […]

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Letter To PETA And Their Response

A little over a month ago, I happened upon a web site affiliated with PETA (they have multiple sites) containing an article detailing the many benefits of living a vegetarian/vegan lifestyle. I left a comment discussing why vegetarian and vegan diets can be damaging both to the planet and our health. Karen Dickerson, Correspondence Assistant […]

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Your Toxic Load – How Does It Affect Your Health?

From cleaning products, to pollution in the air, to the water we drink, to contamination in our food supply from industrial and processed foods, to the clothes we wear, to the houses in which we reside, to the sheets and pillows we sleep on, we are all exposed to tremendous amounts of toxins each and […]

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WALL.E: A Bleak Picture Of The Future – Or A Clear Reflection Of The Present?

WARNING: contains spoilers. Last evening we saw Pixar’s latest offering of WALL.E at our local movie theatre. I had little idea what was about to play itself out on the screen before me. As the movie started, I sat in spellbound dismay at the unfortunate coincidences shown to our present-day situation here on Planet Earth. […]

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Rethink Your Recycling

There are many, many theories about how to go about recycling and save the earth. One of the best ways you can do this is by eliminating plastic from your home and daily activities. Plastic is one of the most ubiquitous products to be found, and it has certainly made many of the things we […]

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Start A Boycott On Plastic

Have you ever stopped to think about how many daily items used are made of some type of plastic? Plastic is one of the most useful and pervasive substances in the world. But many people don’t realize the toxicity of such a widely-used product, and how it can adversely affect human health. Plastic is made […]