Drink It, Recycle It

The battle for drinking water is a big one. Walk into your nearest gas station and there will be at least one cooler dedicated to an array of water choices. From the crunchy, .99 cent bottle of water to the $3.00 carafe, promising it was collected in ancient aquafer’s hidden from time. The bottom line […]

Junk Food Science Part One

junk food

It’s 2019 and junk food and snacks are big business. The food giants know this and have partnered with some of the brightest scientific minds to formulate recipes guaranteed to produce repeat purchases and profit. Regrettably, big business, science and profit don’t always equal health and nutrition. Junk food sells because of the billions of […]

Want to Improve Your Health? Cut These Ten Foods From Your Diet

Want to Improve Your Health? Cut These Ten Foods From Your Diet

For 99% of us, nothing on this list should come as a surprise. Whether or not we choose to pay attention to our dietary choices is a whole different story. Starting around early grade school, we are taught the fundamental differences between what is healthy and what isn’t. Even if it’s as simple as comparing […]

Is Food the Answer to America’s Healthcare Crisis?

Is Food the Answer to America’s Healthcare Crisis?

The main question we should be asking is: How did we end up with a healthcare crisis in the first place? With impressive technological advancements in both medicine and surgical procedures, how come our dietary habits top the lists of both death and disability causes in 2018? The dietary choices we are making are either […]

Air Pollutants and Their Effects on Asthma Sufferers

Air Pollutants and Their Effects on Asthma Sufferers

Air pollutants have a significant effect on your health. This is especially true if you suffer from asthma. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, about 25 million Americans have asthma, and the rates of asthma have been increasing since the 1980s. Smooth muscle lines the airways to the lungs. During an asthma […]

Avoid Chemical-based Cleaning Products for your Respiratory Health

Avoid Chemical-based Cleaning Products for your Respiratory Health

Chemical cleaning products and the compounds that some of these products release into the air can be harmful for our health. They can cause respiratory problems, headaches, eye and throat irritations, and even cancer. VOCs or volatile organic compounds are released by some of these products into the air where we breath them in. The […]