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3 Things In Your Home That Could Be Aging You Prematurely

What if you could look and feel younger by simply making some small shifts in your home environment? Every day we're exposed to hundreds of untested chemicals---from additives in food to endocrine …

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10+ Scary Reasons To Avoid Artificial Food Coloring

It's almost Halloween, and pretty soon more than a few of us will be sneaking LaffyTaffy and lollipops when the kids aren't looking. Besides all the sugar, fat, and preservatives infused into those in…

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Crushed Insects Dye Starbucks Frappuccinos

Carmine, or cochineal extract, is a coloring agent derived from the crushed pregnant bodies of a type of small parasitic beetle-like insect. Up until last year, food manufacturers didn't even have to …

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8 Ways to Make Organic Food Coloring

By Sayward Rebhal, Networx The 21st century world is a very unnatural time to live in. And for the most part, that’s just peachy keen. The Internet, for example, is one modern invention I’m pretty …

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Green Beers for St. Patrick’s Day

Beer and the color green--two great things that are NOT great together. St. Patrick's Day is known for lots of cool things, but putting food coloring into a glass of foamy, delicious brew is one thing…

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Thanks for the article....natures helpers....need worms, need bees, need dung beetles, etc

Good reminder .

Thanks! Did not know about some of these!

Great ideas, I do all of them, yay for me;)