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Ice is Dirtier Than Toilet Water in Fast Food Restaurants, Study Reveals

If the thought of drinking toilet water makes you cringe, you'll hate learning that ice served at many fast food restaurants contains more bacteria than the water found in their toilets. As reported b…

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Monsanto Charged with Chemical Poisoning

It’s not every day that we learn about a victory for Mother Earth.  But thanks to a 47-year old farmer and a French court there has been a victory against U.S. biotechnology giant Monsanto.  And, I'd …

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Is Your Body Roundup-Ready?

The Romans had lead. Victorian hat-makers had mercury. Our parents had cigarettes. We have Roundup. Thanks to the much-hated, genetically-modified corporation Monsanto and other herbicide manufacturer…

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This Food Has 180 Times the Fluoride of Drinking Water

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Jeff Green has been an activist in the movement to eliminate toxic fluoride from your water supply for the past 15 years. With more than 60 percent of U.…

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Is Bottled Water Bad for Your Health?

Photo Courtesy of: iStockphoto/Thinkstock The next time someone offers you a bottle of water, take a stand and say something clever like, “No thank you, I don’t believe in it.” This simple move wi…

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Boxed Water: Better?

The next disposable alternative to bottled water has hit our shelves in the form of boxed water. As of this writing, I have found three companies manufacturing and selling boxed water, and the questio…

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Why Tap Water is Best

Consumers are wasting billions of dollars a year on billions of gallons of bottled water in large part because advertising spin has led them to believe that water in a bottle is safer or better than t…

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Get Off the Bottle and on the Filter

Last year Americans spent 15 billion dollars on bottled water and the sales estimate for 2007 is 16 billion dollars. One can argue that it’s money down the drain because the truth has been watered dow…

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Bottled Water vs. Filtered Tap Water

Chances are that by now you know just how harmful bottled water is to the planet, and yet some people still find it difficult to give up those portable, easily purchased, calorie-free thirst-quenchers…

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How to Read Your Water Quality Report

From coast to coast, the news has been awash with reports of consumers kicking the bottled water habit and taking back the tap. People are catching on to the industry's marketing con job. They now kno…

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