Posts in Chemicals
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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Making your Kitchen Toxin-Free

Many different types of toxins can leach onto your plate in the process of preparing a healthy meal for yourself or your family. This can be caused by a number of things, but the good news is that they are avoidable. Here are 3 simple steps for reducing your exposure to toxins in your kitchen!

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Organic vs. Conventional: What's the Difference?

The debate between buying organic food over conventional food is nothing new for the consumer food market, but there are a lot of factors the majority of people often do not initially consider. Which farming practices produces the most influence on our health, environment, and the economy?

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Misleading Marketing Claims on Bottled Water

We have all seen the various health claims on water bottles, declaring that the water contains special minerals to slow the aging process, prevent diseases and regulate your body's pH levels. How true are these claims and are they based on scientific facts?

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Are Supplements Slowly Poisoning You?

Supplements are marketed to supply our bodies with all the nutrients we lack, but with little regard for the problem of contamination. Read more about the unregulated industry and our recent findings on some supplements you might have in your cabinet!

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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. Here’s more information on the dangers of EDCs and how to protect the endocrine system.

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The Truth About Superfoods

While the benefits of consuming superfoods are indeed super, they should not be considered superior to other foods that can supply your body with vital nutrients. Here is a quick compare-contrast of some popular superfoods and more practical foods.

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The Effects of Arsenic in the Food System

Keeping our children safe is every parent's #1 priority. Toxins found in food have serious health repercussions, especially in young children. Read for more information on the effects of the toxin arsenic, and what we can do to avoid it!

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The Growing Decline of Bee Population Due to Pesticides

What are the direct and indirect effects of pesticides on our pollinating species? Find out ways we can contribute to saving the bee population here.

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April's Product of the Month

Filippo Berio's Extra Virgin Olive Oil is our POM for April. Read more about Filippo Berio’s high standards in quality, and our findings on this product!

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Thanksgiving Meal Reveal

Whether you’re making your grandmother’s favorite apple pie, or trying out the new stuffing recipe, buying the best ingredients is surely at the top of your list. But how do you know that you’re buying the very best for the ones you love?

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Glyphosate - The Hot Toxin

Glyphosate is a current hot-topic in the news, and consumers are being flooded with information that is both true and false. What is Glyphosate and where is this chemical commonly found?

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