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Which Canned Foods Still Contain BPA?

Is BPA lurking in your canned tuna or chili beans? It could be - but you'd probably never know about it. Food companies that use BPA don't have to tell you. As you may already know, this toxic chem…

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Secrets to Buying or Selling an Energy Efficient Home

If you’ve been greeted by a blank stare from your real estate agent when you’ve tried either to buy a “green,” energy efficient or healthy home, or sell your own, that’s probably because the agent has…

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Got Sour Milk? Don’t Toss It Yet!

Sour milk is not necessarily bad, unless it's ultra-pasteurized. There could still be ways of putting it to good use. If you have some milk that’s gone sour in the fridge before you were able to dr…

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5 Non-Toxic Alternatives to Flame Retardants

You don't want your computer or couch or chair to catch on fire. But you don't want to get sick from exposure to fire retardant chemicals, either. Those chemicals - known as poly brominated diphenyl e…

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One Simple, Low-Cost Way to Stay Cool This Summer

Seems like just yesterday we were groaning over our high heating bills. Now with the full heat of summer about to hit, we're looking for ways to keep ourselves cooler and make our A/C use more efficie…

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The Amazing Green Cleaner You Probably Don’t Use

Any half-decent chef or baker most likely has a jar of it stashed somewhere, something that they bought long ago, for that one project that one time, and then ignored forevermore. And the name may rin…

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7 Natural Wonders You Haven’t Heard Of

We all know about the Grand Canyon and Mount Everest. Sure, they're spectacular, but there are plenty of other places on this planet that are just as spectacular but don't get the recognition they des…

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4 Ways Ants are Good for You and Your Garden

There are over 12,000 named species of ants and at least double that many that remain to be discovered. And while we may not like them inside our house, ants serve a number of useful functions. Accord…

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Organic Farmers Make a Lot More Money Than Conventional Farmers

It's good for the world, good for our health, and now it's also good for the bank account. The results of a new study will hopefully encourage more farmers to make the switch to organics. The…

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7 Tips for a Relaxing Staycation

Yep, after a brutal winter, for many, summer is here and it’s time to get the heck out of town. However, many might still have school through June, jobs that don’t give you much time off or perhaps…

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So many people have those brilliant thoughts while taking a warm shower - what will become of all th…

I wonder if Chia Sprouts have the same benefit?

Diet Factor X by Jennifer Jenkins - The Ultimate Fat Loss Catalyst "If you've tried diet after di…

when i was in middle childhood i used to shower with only cold water, by choice, and now after readi…

Love avocados and love the tip about covering with water. My only problem is that some perfect look…