Slathering your body with a goopy white chemical concoction may not be the only way to protect your skin from the damaging effects of a sunburn.
It turns out that what you eat can have a dramatic effect on your tendency to burn. (more…)
Most people love the “new-car smell.”
But what if I were to tell you that the source of this alluring scent is a cocktail of toxic chemicals found in the various adhesives, plastics, woods, rubbers, solvents, sealants, and fabrics used in car construction?
And what if the toxicity of these materials multiplied in the heat of the summer months leading to the release of unexpected summer toxins? (more…)
Do you measure your blood sugar?
If not, you probably should. It is estimated that at least one third of adult Americans is pre-diabetic and some experts foresee that number approaching close to 100% of adults in the next ten years! (more…)
Would you ever eat “pond scum?”
Despite this unpleasant nickname, the blue-green algae called spirulina is a nutrient dense cyanobacteria that can often be found in still water lakes and ponds and has been eaten by people all over the world for hundreds of years. (more…)