Category Archives: Health Issues

Non Toxic Methods to Clean Your Oven

Ovens get dirty. Sauces bubble, drip and spill over. Crumbs accumulate. Grease spatters everywhere. A well loved, well used oven is also a dirty oven. The easiest thing could be to lock the oven door, turn on the self-cleaning cycle … Continue reading

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Healthy Handwashing

A recent article published by WebMD reported 80% of infectious diseases are transmitted by touch. Good handwashing, then, is still one of the best ways to avoid getting sick. We all know we’re supposed to wash our hands, right? But … Continue reading

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A Healthy Game Plan

Super Bowl Sunday might be the second largest day of food consumption (aside from Thanksgiving), but that doesn’t mean you have to throw your health game plan out the window. Armed with the GoodGuide app on your smartphone, you can … Continue reading

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12 Tips For A Healthy 2012

Do you pause when people ask what your New Year’s Resolutions are? Feel guilty when you see all your co-workers trekking to the gym, but not guilty enough to actually go? Whether you are a health nut with a green … Continue reading

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GoodGuide Roots for Safer Cosmetics in 2011

“Personal care product” is an umbrella term for all beauty and hygiene products. The idiom is an ironic one; while the title implies that these products contribute to our health and well-being, it is now widely understood that personal care … Continue reading

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Beyond the Ratings – The Problem with Nutrition Labels

Dr. Carlos Monteiro published a scathing critique of food nutrition labels in the US this week in World Nutrition. Dr. Monteiro argues: Products with nutrition labels are often not nourishing; Nutrition labels are mystifying; “Carbohydrate” is meaningless and misleading; “Protein” has … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Dietary Supplements

Multivitamins. Airborne. Protein shake powder. Herbal remedies. Energy drinks. These are only some of the products marketed to the public as dietary supplements. According to an article in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, the dietary supplement industry has … Continue reading

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