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Apr

27

Apps for healthy and conscious shopping

Earlier this month I wrote about the 2016 update on Pesticides in Produce  from the Environmental Working Group (EWG).  Just a few days later the new EWG Healthy Living app was launched.  In this post I’ll introduce this and other similar apps that help you make better choices as consumers. The EWG are an excellent […]

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Apr

20

Some pesticides with your produce?

The Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) annual Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce was released earlier this month revealing yet again that some of our favorite fruits and most used vegetables are drowning in pesticides. The saddest bit of news has to be that strawberries ARE the dirtiest of the 50 fruits and vegetables tested.  Why sad? […]

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May

17

The ‘Clean 15’ list for our health and wellness

Food should be our medicine, and our medicine should be our food (Hippocrates) A surge of interest in improving personal health and wellness has seen many turn to food as their medicine.  Wellness advocates and some healthcare practitioners will tell you that much of the chronic illnesses so many are battling with today can be […]

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