What You Need to Know Before Buying Organic Produce

Last weekend my husband and I stayed with our dear friends, Liza and Jake. Liza is a naturopathic doctor, an expert when it comes to toxins in and around the home. We’ve stayed with them a number of times, but for some reason, this last visit really opened my eyes....more

Eco Issues: A very close threat

The state of our planet is far from admirable and we basically have only ourselves to blame. The impact of the human race on the deterioration of Earth’s health drastically surpasses any other source. We have managed to deteriorate every aspect of our planetary eco-system. Things are starting to change though, and communities around the world are showing active initiative. This has also enabled a rise in governmental actions to deal with ecological issues....more

Starbugs Venti Death Trap

Arsenic in Organic Brown Rice Syrup

A recent Dartmouth study revealed certain products containing organic brown rice syrup as a major ingredient contained high levels of cancer causing inorganic arsenic. The products tested were toddler formula, cereal bars, and high performance energy products....more
And it's BACK..... The Arsenic in Rice (now in White & Brown rice).  Soon we won't be able to ...more

Are You Wasting Money? Four Myths About Organic Food

People believe a lot of things that we have little to no evidence for, like that vikings wore horned helmets or that you can see the Great Wall of China from space. Christie Wilcox, a blogger at Scientific American, loves to bust these myths. In this piece, she takes on conventionally believed untruths about organic food. ...more
You had me interested until you started praising GMO's. Eff that noise! I am the only proof I ...more

Interview: Robyn O'Brien, author of 'The Unhealthy Truth'

Recently, I sat down with Robyn O'Brien, author of The Unhealthy Truth: How Our Food Is Making Us Sick and What We Can Do About It, a look into the dangers of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and our nation's food supply. (See her TED talk here.) ...more

Four Tips To A Chemically Free Mattress

Since 1976 The Futon Shop, a vertical retailer manufacturing organic and green futon mattresses for sofas and beds offer clean solutions for chemical free bedrooms From farm to factory. Their products eliminate the dangerous toxins that are harming American homes....more

Organic vs Not - Dollar Cost Averaging Approach

Of course if you can afford to buy organic produce, there is no downside....more

Food for Thought: Food-Borne Illnesses, Contaminants & Recalls

Gambling at the Grocery Store As I sit down to write this post, I have just returned from doing our weekly grocery shopping at Super Target...more