EPA Continues to Recommend Flint Residents Use Filters

EPA Continues to Recommend Flint Residents Use Filters  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released additional sampling results showing that lead-removal filters are working as expected in Flint, Mich., homes with high lead levels. The agency continues to recommend that Flint residents use NSF-certified filters in their … [Read more...]

This Shark Tank Episode Will Have You In Tears

Tree-T-Pee creator and farmer Johnny Georges created the Tree t-pee out of his passion for water conservation.   The first of its kind, the Tree-T-Pee is a water containment system for agribusinesses. Tree-T-Pee creator and farmer Johnny Georges created the product out of his passion for water conservation. The Tree-T-Pee supplies … [Read more...]

Fluoride’s 70th anniversary – Not Something to Celebrate

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- January 25, 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of fluoridation – forcing Americans to ingest fluoride chemicals via the public water supplies without their informed consent. Fluoridation promoters repeatedly claim that the practice is "safe" and "effective" but science does not support either claim, … [Read more...]

Multipure Introduces “Designer” Water Filters To Benefit Breast Cancer Research

Introducing Multipure's Aquaversa Pink and AquaBrites   Conceived by Multipure's Executive Vice President of Administration, Jennifer Rice, the Pure Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to education, assistance, and health improvement. Through Multipure, and the Pure Foundation, she hopes to make a positive difference, and … [Read more...]

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

(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...]