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The Role of the Worm in Recycling Wastewater

The Role of the Worm in Recycling Wastewater

Water, as we all know, is a terrible thing to waste. But for businesses that go through a lot of water—dairy farmers, wineries and sewage plants—vast quantities of wastewater is an unfortunate byproduct. But since 1995, Chilean company BioFiltro has recycled more than 28 billion gallons of water to date with this humble organism: the […]

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    Buyer Beware: You Might Be Eating Food From Cans Lined With Toxic BPA

    Buyer Beware: You Might Be Eating Food From Cans Lined With Toxic BPA

    By Tony Iallonardo, Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Take a moment to think about what canned foods you use. True to my Italian-American roots, I consume a lot canned tomatoes, particularly in marinara, but I also like to make soups using canned stock as a base. After working with a coalition of six health non-profits to […]

    How to Fight Chronic Inflammation

    How to Fight Chronic Inflammation

    Inflammation is a natural process that helps your body heal and defend itself from harm. Unfortunately, it can sometimes run wild and become chronic. Chronic inflammation can last for a long time—weeks, months or years—and may lead to various health problems. On the bright side, there are many things you can do to reduce inflammation […]

    7 Types of Plastic Wreaking Havoc on Our Health

    7 Types of Plastic Wreaking Havoc on Our Health

    It’s all around us—in our houses, walls, plumbing pipes, bottles and cans, rugs, dental fillings, eyeglass lenses, phones, cars, garden mulch and much more. We are talking, of course, about plastic. PET is commonly used in commercially sold water bottles, soft drink bottles, sports drink bottles and condiment bottles. Aside from the devastating impact on […]

    12 Foods That Cause Inflammation

    12 Foods That Cause Inflammation

    Everyday foods like bacon, eggs, coffee and dairy products are linked to inflammation. That might not sound like a big deal, but consider the fact that most chronic conditions like cancer, arthritis, diabetes and obesity have been linked to inflammation. Low grade inflammation is a factor in most health issues. And if you suffer a pain […]

    This Country Isn’t Just Carbon Neutral … It’s Carbon Negative

    This Country Isn’t Just Carbon Neutral … It’s Carbon Negative

    Bhutan is often overlooked by the international community. The small nation lies deep within the Himalayas between China and India, two of the most populated countries in the world. But the country of about 750,000 people has set some impressive environmental benchmarks. As we’ve written about in the past, Bhutan is not merely carbon neutral, it’s also a […]

    What Is the Ketogenic Diet?

    What Is the Ketogenic Diet?

    The ketogenic diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet that offers many health benefits. More than 20 studies show that this type of diet can help you lose weight and improve health (1). Ketogenic diets may even have benefits against diabetes, cancer, epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease (2, 3, 4, 5). This article is a detailed beginner’s […]

    8 Health Benefits From Drinking Kombucha Tea

    8 Health Benefits From Drinking Kombucha Tea

    Kombucha is a fermented tea that has been consumed for thousands of years. Not only does it have the same health benefits as tea, but it’s also rich in beneficial probiotics. Kombucha is a type of tea that has been fermented. This makes it a good source of probiotics, which have many health benefits. Photo […]