Top 8 Food Additives to Avoid

Top 8 Food Additives to Avoid

Worst Food Additives When a substance is added during a refined food’s production, the substance is called a “food additive.” Some additives are added to increase shelf stability and retard bacteria growth, prevent caking, or improve the taste. Unlike herbs, salts, or...
How to Recycle and Why You Should Do It

How to Recycle and Why You Should Do It

Do you ever tell yourself when you’re about to throw away a glass jar “it’s only one jar; I don’t feel like cleaning it out.” The problem with that line of thinking is that if everyone thought that way (which sadly there are a lot who do), the planet suffers. Of all...
Are Food Labels Reliable?

Are Food Labels Reliable?

Reading Food Labels Food labels can be an important resource in making sure you’re eating a healthy diet. Even if you know a lot about nutrition and health, and have a clear idea of your ideal nutritional profile, without nutritional information it would be difficult...
6 Simple Composting Tips

6 Simple Composting Tips

6 Simple Composting Tips Composting is a way to break down organic materials into small bits of soil, resulting in nutrient-rich soil for balancing depleted soils and growing new plant life. Somewhere between 20-30% of our overall waste is composed of yard waste and...
Water Facts You Need to Know

Water Facts You Need to Know

Water is an incredibly important aspect of our daily lives. We drink water, cook with water, bathe in water, and take part in many other activities involving water. Hydration • While most people think our bodies are 70% water, the answer is a bit more complicated....