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Sep 30, 2010

It is a well known fact that all organisms live and then die or decay. When it comes to vegetables and other plants and grasses, this decay leads to creating fertile soil in which other organisms grow. Feeding on this plant matter by cows and other barnyard creatures, leads to perfect eggs, milk, meat, etc. [...]

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Sep 26, 2010

Did you know that Mozart had a pet starling who gave him his inspiration? He must have also noticed like other musical artists that many birds have a unique sound. The little brown wren has a song when slowed down that sounds like classical music. Other birds who make instrumental sounds are: the Strawberry Finch [...]

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Sep 22, 2010

We are all guessing as to causes of Cancer but you can be sure it has to do with the accumulation of chemicals in our bodies. The sources are so varied and widespread now that it is truly alarming. It can even be by breathing in chemicals over a period of time. So it makes [...]

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Sep 10, 2010

Phthalates are a group of industrial compounds used in every-day products. It is also used as a plasticizer in PVC and other plastic products such as children’s toys to make the product flexible. It is also a solvent to keep chemical formula ingredients dissolved and well blended in items. It acts as a lubricant in [...]

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Sep 1, 2010

I am covering many different areas here for those who have allergies. The first on my list is for mothers who breast feed. Many use nipple creme to soothe sore breasts. Be wary as some contain Arachis oil or Peanut oil. You can create early sensitivity of peanuts to your baby without realizing it. The [...]

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Aug 27, 2010

It seems that we do not create new products so much as we create altered ones for different uses. That concept is not always a winning idea since the original use may have had conditions to make it work properly. The altered product is now something that is ineffective. Take liquid hand soap as an [...]

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Aug 21, 2010

I don’t usually submit material written by someone else but this particular article should be read by as many people as possible. I found this article in the newsletter of Susan Merriam who has a website at www.organic-gardening-and-homesteading.com Fox in the Henhouse There is a bill currently in Congress that you have likely never heard [...]

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Aug 19, 2010

The process of food irridation is to expose food to radiation from gamma rays, x-rays or an electron beam. The idea was to kill e.coli, salmonella, parasites or molds. Of course, it also extends shelf life and prevents spoilage generally. This particular technology has been around for 50 years already. The Canadian Federal Inspection Agency [...]

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Aug 16, 2010

About 4 or 5 days ago on Vision TV, a program aired regarding suburbia. It seems that suburbs were brought about as satellite living communities where city workers could experience rural life. This all began after the war. But people wanted to work in town, not in their rural communities. So highways were needed and [...]

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Aug 8, 2010

Since 1994, there has been an ingredients list on most products. The trouble is, how do you interpret what it says? I hope this blog entry will clear up some of that concern. Serving size…..all numbers on the label are based on this. You multiply the serving size by the number of servings in the [...]

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