“Toxin Toxout” is a must-read for how to detoxify our bodies and our lives (book review)

Toxin Toxout book review

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Countless toxins enter our bodies on a daily basis, whether it’s from driving in a brand new car for a few hours, using conventional cosmetics and skin care products, or eating certain foods. Even for those of us who carefully avoid pesticides, parabens, and phthalates whenever possible, we can’t help but come into contact with them because of their ubiquitous presence in the world. (more…)

Monsanto’s new herbicide-resistant GM crops threaten American vegetable farmers

Organic-Farmer-Tomatoes(NaturalNews) Many American corn and soybean farmers embrace genetically modified seeds and herbicide chemicals. This biotechnology invention helps them produce higher crop yields without having to worry about weeds. Today's farmers can just apply, en masse, chemicals like glyphosate, which knock out the weeds, allowing the hybrid corn and soybeans to thrive. While this science seems to increase certain food production, it is actually limiting vegetable farmers. (more…)

5 steps toward going ‘zero waste’ in the bathroom

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The bathroom is one of the easiest rooms in the house to cut back on waste, although you might be surprised to hear that. With a few adjustments to your shopping habits, you may not even need a garbage can in the bathroom anymore, nor will you produce vast quantities of empty plastic containers destined for the recycling bin. (more…)