What is Carrageenan?

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Carrageenan has zero nutritional value, yet it can be found in innumerable dairy products and dairy substitutes. So – What is carrageenan? And why is it in our food? It’s a natural ingredient derived from red seaweed (Irish moss) and it’s used to thicken and homogenize dairy and nondairy products…

How to Make Homemade Baby Wipes

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Have you looked at the list of ingredients on a package of baby wipes lately? I have, and do not like what I have read. Baby bums are the most sensitive parts on their body and yet, we clean them multiple times a day with wipes that contains ingredients that can…

How Dirty is Your Food?

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Would you like a side of pesticide with your juicy apple? If you are consuming non-organic apples you might just be getting that. According to the Environmental Working Group, 92% of conventionally grown apples contained 2 or more pesticide residues. So just how dirty is your food? That to me…

5 Simple Tips to Detox Your Home

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We are exposed to toxins on a daily basis, but just how much depends on the foods we eat, the furniture we sit on, the beauty care products we decide to put on our bodies, etc. The degree to which we  potentially put our health at risk depends on the different…

5 Reasons to Ditch Your Toxic Deodorant

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Putting toxic chemicals under your arms stinks! That’s why MightyNest, an internet retailer of extraordinarily high quality and safe products for your home and family, asked me to put non-toxic Primal Pit Paste deodorant to the test. Find out why you should choose a natural deodorant, then take the Earth Day pledge…

Natural Treatment of Mastitis

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I would have to say that natural childbirth is at the top of my list for pain despite my high threshold for pain. As much as I loved the experience of natural childbirth, I am very happy, it is done and over with. For me, the mastitis kind of creeped up…

How to Reduce Your Child's Daily Exposure to Toxins

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We are exposed to toxins on a daily basis, but just how much depends on the foods we eat, the furniture we sit on, the lotions we decide to put on our bodies, etc. The degree to which we  potentially put our children’s health at risk depends on the different…

10 Random Items Containing Animal Products

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Whether you are a meat eater or not-there are many products that we use daily containing animal by products. Most companies do not have to disclose on their labels if there are in fact animal ingredients in their products; they leave it very vague. 10 random items that surprisingly contain…

What will you choose?

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Conventional farms apply chemical fertilizers such as nitrogen to promote plant growth, where as organic/sustainable local farms apply natural fertilizers (manure and/or compost). Conventional farms spray insecticides to deter pests and disease where as organic/sustainable local farms use insects and birds or traps to help prevent disease and reduce the…