Food Matters – Full Length

"Let thy Food be thy Medicine and thy Medicine be thy Food." -- Hippocrates That's the message from the founding father of modern medicine echoed in the controversial new documentary film 'Food Matters' from first- time Producer-Directors James Colqhuoun and Laurentine ten Bosch. "With nutritionally-depleted foods, chemical additives and … [Read more...]

Healthy Water, Healthy Kids

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By Jennie Saxe Like most children, my kids interact with water in many ways, from the moment they wake up to the moment their little heads hit their pillows. Every day, my boys use water for drinking, bathing, and brushing their teeth. The clothes they wear and the dishes they eat from get washed in water as well. They also love swimming, … [Read more...]

Water Related Diseases And Contaminants In Private Wells

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Many people in the United States receive their water from private ground water wells. EPA regulations that protect public drinking water systems do not apply to privately owned wells. As a result, owners of private wells are responsible for ensuring that their water is safe from contaminants. When rain falls, much of it is absorbed into the … [Read more...]

Nestlé’s “Stolen Springs”: Great news for the embattled town of Fryeburg

Source: http://storyofstuff.org/ Nestlé's "Stolen Springs": Great news for the embattled town of Fryeburg The Issue: Around the world, Nestlé is threatening local water rights. For nearly a decade, Nestlé has been attempting to strong-arm the town of Fryeburg, Maine, into a 45-year contract to control its spring water. Our response: Thousands of … [Read more...]

Unacceptable Levels – Debut Documentary

Yekra PlayerYekra is a revolutionary new distribution network for feature films.Unacceptable LevelsUnacceptable Levels examines the results of the chemical revolution of the 1940s through the eyes of affable filmmaker Ed Brown, a father seeking to understand the world in which he and his wife are raising their children. To create this debut … [Read more...]

Bottled Water Comes From the Most Drought-Ridden Places in the Country

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Popular brands like Aquafina and Dasani source mainly from catastrophically dry parts of the West. —By Julia Lurie | Mon Aug. 11, 2014 6:00 AM EDT Bottled-water drinkers, we have a problem: there's a good chance that your water comes from California, a state experiencing the third driest year on record. The details of … [Read more...]

Purslane Plant – Edible Flower Or Weed?

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Recently I bought some Purslane plants from the local Lowes. I thought they were about the prettiest flowering plants I've ever seen, so I planted them in an old solar powered water fall that quit working. I didn't want to throw the thing away, and decided I would re-purpose it into a planter. The thing I did not know is, that this is an edible … [Read more...]

What Toledo’s Water Crisis Reveals About Industrial Farming

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What Toledo’s Water Crisis Reveals About Industrial Farming By Doug Gurian-Sherman on August 5, 2014 As you may have heard, about half a million people in the Toledo, Ohio area lost their municipal drinking water supply on Saturday because of possible microbial toxin contamination from Lake Erie. A combination of heavier spring rains, … [Read more...]

Are Organic Vegetables Healthier Than Conventional?

New Analysis Concludes Organic Food Really is Healthier Are organic foods healthier, and therefore worth the extra expense? The scientific debate over this issue has raged on for many years now. I believe the answer is clear-cut, at least if you believe that toxic chemicals have the capacity to harm your health...Two years … [Read more...]

The Case Against Chlorinated Tap Water

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The Case Against Chlorinated Tap Water Could it interfere with the "good" bacteria in your gut? —By Josh Harkinson | Mon Aug. 4, 2014 6:00 AM EDT The chlorination of municipal tap water is considered one of the 20th century's best public health ideas. The American Water Works Association credits the practice with increasing … [Read more...]

7 Reasons To Drink More Water

By Thorbjorg (Mind Body Green)If you suffer from any of the following ailments, you may not be drinking enough water: fatigue, confusion, memory loss, dizziness, dry and wrinkled skin, brittle hair and nails, cold fingers and toes, constipation, eczema, headaches, urinary tract infections, and muscle pains.These are all signs of dehydration.Your … [Read more...]

How To Make Your Own Non-Toxic Sunscreen

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(NaturalNews) Many commercial sunscreens contain toxic ingredients that actually raise the risk of skin cancer. However, natural sunscreen can get very pricey, especially if you have a large family. Here is a sunscreen that you can make at home and is nontoxic and all natural. While you are blocking the harmful rays of the sun, your skin is getting … [Read more...]

Multipure’s Summer Promo – Get A FREE Water Emergency Treatment System

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GET A FREE Water Emergency Treatment System With Purchase of a Multipure Drinking Water System! From July 1st through September 30th, Multipure is offering an all-new Water Emergency Treatment (WET) System for just the cost of shipping to Customers who purchase any Multipure Drinking Water System at regular price! -- Or if you purchase any … [Read more...]

How To Build A 4 x 16 ft Cinder Block Raised Bed Garden

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This year I decided I wanted a raised bed garden.  I went with a raised bed rather than a ground garden for several reasons. Raised gardening beds are higher than ground level, so there is not as much bending to work in your garden. A high frame puts plants in reach of a gardener. For easy access, (about 4 feet wide)  it’s easy to reach to the … [Read more...]

Sponsors of study advocate use of solid carbon block filters to limit exposure to breast cancer chemicals.

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Multipure - a Factor in Breast Cancer Prevention Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal,Environmental Health Perspectives, identifies key chemicals in the formation of breast cancer tumors. Sponsors of the study advocate methods to limit exposure – including the use of solid carbon block filters … [Read more...]

Is It Time For The Government To Take Action On Climate Change?

Is It Time for the Government to Take Action on Climate Change? The recent report put out by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change brings about more detailed and serious questions concerning the nature of climate change. There is a domestic battle in America today over whether or not we are in fact faced with a serious danger concerning … [Read more...]