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Pediatricians Warn Against Chemicals in Plastic Containers

By Fredrica Syren: The American Academy of Pediatrics is fighting for stronger federal food safety requirements that will warn families about the risk of exposure to harmful chemicals from microwaving and from cleaning plastic containers in dishwashers. They are pointing towards growing evidence against chemicals in food colorings, preservatives and …

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Choosing Locally Grown Organic Flowers

By Larraine Roulston: It is estimated that Americans spend $2 billion purchasing 250 million roses for Valentine’s Day. When grown in Colombia, the roses require no artificial light, and the majority of Colombian farm workers either walk or cycle to work. When wilted, flowers can nourish the soil through composting. …

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5 Landscaping Tips for Large Spaces

By Kerry Brooks: Perhaps the most blissful feeling in life is having a house you can call your own. But having a large yard for landscaping is a luxury! Take note, however, that just because you have the frill of a spacious yard, you can’t simply implement every idea your …

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Plant-Based Weekly Menu

            Monday Mushroom and bean patties served with roasted potatoes, and gravy               Tuesday Broccoli soup served with home baked crackers Wednesday Dinner out               Thursday Vegan vegetable frittata           Friday …

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Sponsored Post–The Environmentally Friendly Chef – Top Tips

Going green is something that you can do everywhere, including in the kitchen. The environment needs more attention than ever, and you can contribute to saving the planet by becoming an environmentally-friendly chef. So, what can you actually do to cook in an environmentally-friendly way? Here are some top tips …

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5 Natural Skincare Tips You Are Yet to Try

By Natalie Wilson:  We all know that beauty is more than skin deep. The average person uses, sprays and lathers 10 different skin care products on his/her body each and every day. As our skin acts as a sponge rather than a barrier, we absorb the chemicals that we regularly …

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Competitive Sports and Growing Bodies

By Kim Robson: I grew up being an athlete. I started out young playing tennis, then later added roller skating. I’d stay all day at the roller rink, and skated all over our hilly neighborhood. Later, I fell in love with figure skating, and spent my early teens competing in …

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5 Important Things to Know Before Installing a Pet Door

By Kacey Bradley: Adopting a pet is a big and exciting step for you to take in your life. It means that you’re no longer just responsible for yourself, and in return for protecting and providing for them, you get a best friend. Whether you get a dog or a …

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Air Canada to Reduce Single-Use Plastics

By Larraine Roulston: This summer Air Canada will do more than recycling paper and aluminum cans by replacing its personalized red plastic single-use stir stick with a stirrer made from recycled bamboo. This action will eliminate approximately 35 million plastic sticks per year. In addition, Air Canada has partnered with the …

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