Tag Archives: Household Health & Safety

Is Your Coffee Maker Toxic? » EcoWatch

Oh dear! We think a good old stove coffee pot works best! – For many people, that rich steaming cup of coffee is an essential part of getting the day off on the right foot. And we’ve learned that drinking coffee (not in excess!) can actually be good for your health. A study published in […]

What’s in Those Supplements? – NYTimes.com

Why eating real food beats pills any time! – The New York State attorney general’s office accused four national retailers on Monday of selling dietary supplements that were fraudulent and in many cases contaminated with unlisted ingredients. The authorities said they had run tests on popular store brands of herbal supplements at the retailers — Walmart, Walgreens, Target and […]

Knowing What’s in Your Supplements – NYTimes.com

Goodness! Why knowing the companies you buy from is so important… – Last week, the New York State attorney general’s office uncovered another example of what appeared to be widespread fraud in the dietary supplement industry. The office accused four of the country’s biggest retail stores of selling herbal products that in many cases were […]

19 Ways to Allergy-Proof Your Home | Rodale News

We love these suggestions for allergy-proofing your home! Nothing beats good old fresh air though! – Grow your own filters Use plants to clean your air. Plants act like natural air filters; they produce oxygen and actually help clean the air. As a bonus, they look pretty. Some plants are better air filters than others. According […]