Toxins Hiding in Your Coffee

Drinking coffee is an integral part of our culture and despite all the wonderful benefits, there is a growing concern for the presence of toxins hidden in many varieties of coffee beans. What types of toxins are found in coffee, and how do they get there? More importantly, how do we avoid toxic exposure?

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How Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Harm Your Health

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals can interfere with the functions of hormones in our bodies and cause serious health effects... especially in developing children and pregnant women. Here’s more information on the dangers of EDCs and how to protect your endocrine system.

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A Scope of the World of Meat Substitutes

The industrial meat industry in the USA faces a multitude of hurdles that include ethical, social and environmental concerns. The meatless meat market is consistently on the rise in popularity, bringing an abundance of new technologies for plant-based food. Are these meatless meats the better option ecologically and for our health?

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Chemicals in Takeout Containers

You might want to think twice before answering the monotonous question on your lunch break, “For here or to-go?” The disposable bowls at fast-casual eateries contain harmful ‘forever chemicals’ that never biodegrade, polluting our environment and crippling our health.

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The Soda Epidemic

Recent research found that individuals who consume both sugary and artificially sweetened sodas regularly have a higher risk of early death. Read more about the study, and what’s actually in soda that makes it so detrimental to our health.

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September's Product of the Month

Sweetgreens Kale Salad is our POM for September. Read more about Sweetgreen’s high standards in sourcing and our findings on this product!

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Is Filtering Water Necessary?

As public concern for safe and clean water increases, more and more Americans are spending money on filtration systems to ensure adequate water quality. Is a water filtration system necessary for your home, and what kind of filtration do you need?

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Breast Feeding / Formula Feeding

It’s easy to get tangled up in the arguments between breast-feeding and formula-feeding and the long-running headlines from the formula industry. The truth is, it’s not about breastmilk vs. formula, it’s about what’s best for the mother and the child.

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Healthy Lunch Box

As a parent, it’s your responsibility to provide your children with a lunch box full of foods that will give them the energy needed to get through their school day. What are the risks involved with premade “ready” meals, and what types of food should you be feeding your child? 

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The Best Dairy Alternatives

From allergies and sensitivities to personal preferences, there are many reasons to start consuming plant-based alternatives. Here’s the best dairy alternatives, packed with a range of nutritional benefits.

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August's Product of the Month

SmartyPants Prenatal Vitamins is our POM for August. Read more about SmartyPants Vitamin’s high standards in quality and our findings on this product!

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How Environmental Toxins Affect Child Development

Environmental toxins are present in our everyday lives and affect not only our animals and agriculture, but the health of our children as well. What are the risks associated on the neurological development of children?

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Introducing Meat and Seafood to Toddlers

Here is a guide for parents introducing meat and seafood into their children's diet. What types of animal-based proteins are best suited for children, and what are the risks involved?

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What are the Healthiest and Least Toxic Cooking Oils?

There are an overwhelming abundance of oils used for cooking, making it difficult to know which one is best. Which cooking oil brings the most benefits with the least amount of toxins to the body? Read more to find out!

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Seafood Survival Guide

Fish has a reputation for being an excellent source of clean protein that’s packed with health benefits. However, there is a growing concern about the fishing industry’s rising levels of toxins. What types of toxins can be found in fish, and what types of fish are safest to eat?

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July's Product of the Month

Rigoni di Asiago’s Mielbio Honey is our POM for July. Read more about Rigoni di Asiago’s high standards in quality and our findings on this product!

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PFAS in the Food Industry

PFAS are a family of chemicals used in a wide range of industries that are found in consumer products, food, and water. What is the research behind the health effects of PFAS and what is the FDA doing to address them?

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Migrating Chemicals Through Food Packaging

There are four enemies of food packaging: light, oxygen, time, and heat. When packaged foods are met with any of these elements, it can produce the opportunity for not only spoilage, but toxic compounds being released from the packaging itself, and migrating into the food! Read more about what chemicals can seep into food through food packaging

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