Why it’s so important to pay attention to what goes onto the skin. In this case, most of the times, we’re actually eating the stuff! – Testing of 32 commonly sold lipsticks and lip glosses found they contain lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum and five other metals — some at potentially toxic levels, according to researchers [...]
METHODS: Ninety (90) patients recovering from a hemorrhoidectomy were randomly assigned to either control or plant rooms. With half the patients, live plants were placed in their rooms during postoperative recovery periods. Data collected for each patient included length of hospitalization, analgesics used for postoperative pain control, vital signs, ratings of pain intensity, pain distress, [...]
Yet another reason to choose safer skincare. It’s not just going under our skin, it’s going in our air! – On the brink of federal regulatory review, chemicals in deodorants, lotions and conditioners are showing up in Chicago’s air at levels that scientists call alarming. The airborne compounds – cyclic siloxanes – are traveling to [...]
You might be chucking out the opportunity to grow your next meal! – In 2010, more than 34 million tons of food waste were generated, and only three percent of that waste was diverted from landfills for composting, according to the EPA. The fact that some of that food waste becomes useful compost is a [...]
Say hello to our little baby alpaca, Starlight. She’s just three weeks old and is celebrating her first Mother’s Day already. To all mums and nannas everywhere, put your feet up and have a lovely Mother’s Day! From all of us at Four Cow Farm.
Just in case anyone has any doubt that lifestyle plays a huge part in how healthy our children are! – A study just published in JAMA Pediatrics has found that children born in the U.S. are almost twice as likely to develop allergic diseases than children born in other countries. The study, which used health [...]