Articles tagged with "Green Living"


  • How to Clip a Chicken’s Wing to Keep Her Safe (Video)

    If you keep backyard chickens for eggs, it’s very important to keep them within the fixed or moveable coop area that you have set up for them. This keeps them safe from predators and prevents neighbors from getting annoyed! What do you do if you have a resourceful chicken who figures out how to fly …
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  • Natural Weed Control for Landscaping and Garden (+ Video)

    Easy and inexpensive methods to control weeds naturally in your landscaping beds and garden all growing season long to minimize the need for hand weeding. Without a doubt, weeding is one of the most onerous tasks when it comes to the upkeep of gardens and landscaping around the home. Unfortunately, most people still seem to …
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  • Pandemic Produce. Tips for Safe Fruit and Veggie Sourcing

    Fresh produce is one of the most important inputs to a whole foods diet to maintain optimal health and immunity. Unfortunately, shortages of organic produce have started to emerge amid the shocking panic buying of recent weeks. Negative Impacts to Produce Supply The produce manager of a local health food store told me yesterday that …
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  • Cheerios Tests Off the Charts (AGAIN) for Roundup

    I’m not sure how it happened, but Cheerios somehow became the finger food of choice for older babies and toddlers several decades ago. Visit the mall or anywhere families hang out and, in short order, you will probably see a child in a stroller munching the familiar round snack. This is troublesome as boxed cereal …
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  • Will Coronavirus Break Our Addiction to Cheap Imports?

    I’ve often thought over the years that it would take a catastrophe of one kind or another to break the world’s addiction to cheap imports. While it’s still too early to tell, the novel coronavirus and the tragically unfolding scenario in China might just fill the bill. The truth is that the vast majority of …
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  • How to Use Toxic Teabags Safely

    You may already know that teabags even from organic brands can be a significant source of toxins…even carcinogenic ones. This is especially true if you drink multiple cups of tea per day. Expensive “premium teas” can be the absolute worst as the three dimensional, mesh teabags that allow the tea to infuse into the water …
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  • My Experience with Prime Now Grocery Delivery

    My experience and review of Prime Now, Amazon’s Grocery service that delivers Whole Foods groceries from a nearby store to your door within a two-hour window. I prioritize spending the bulk of my food dollars at locally owned health food stores and markets. However, I do buy a few things at Whole Foods, which is …
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  • Why to Avoid Using the Instant Pot for Broth

    Reasons to avoid using a pressure cooker like the Instant Pot for making bone broths and stocks. Three safe, truly inert alternatives to consider instead. A common question for those who use an Instant Pot is whether it is safe for making bone broth or meat stock. In my view, it is best to avoid …
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  • Collagen and Glyphosate. What You Need to Know

    One big reason to avoid conventional processed foods goes far beyond the fact that they are empty calories loaded with free radicals from rancid, usually GMO oils like canola. Testing by independent bodies such as the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has uncovered shockingly high levels of glyphosate contamination in these foods as well. (1) Concerned …
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  • Why You Must Avoid Premium Teas

    Many people who enjoy tea opt for the convenience of tea bags. Just pop one in a mug, pour in some boiling water, and in a few minutes, your tea is ready. Most tea bags are made of paper. This makes for a flat shape that can sometimes make it tricky to get the tea …
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