What’s in the Fridge?

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I cleaned our refrigerator the other day. I don’t know about you, but I love to see how others do life -especially when it comes to the kitchen. So I thought I would share! The mineral water is a special treat. The kids enjoy adding a bit of liquid stevia for a nice fizzy soda-like… 

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Radon: What You Need to Know

Sources of Radon

Radon is a naturally occurring environmental toxin. It’s the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, and therefore worthy of our consideration. The good news is that this toxin is relatively easy to identify and mitigate. What is radon? Radon is a colorless, chemically unreactive inert gas. You cannot smell, see, or… 

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Sources of Radon

Radon: What You Need to Know

Radon is a naturally occurring environmental toxin. It’s the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, and therefore worthy of our consideration. The good news is that this toxin is relatively easy to identify and mitigate. What is radon? Radon is a colorless, chemically unreactive inert gas. You cannot smell, see, or… 

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My Encounter with Kryptonite

It has been nearly six years since we vacated our home. We treated it like a fire and brought nothing with us.  It seemed like a radical move at the time. Had a toxicologist and medical doctor not advised us, I would have brought our belongings with us. “Treat your home like it was on… 

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Interested in Healthier Living – But Your Spouse Is Not?

Are women more health conscious than men? Not necessarily. There are many men who are quite proactive with their health. However, many women find themselves interested in health, while their spouse is not. I have found this to be true in my marriage. Because of our health crisis in 2007, I have been motivated to… 

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My Daughter’s Eating Disorder – A Journey of Hope

The following timeline details my 25 year-old daughter’s health journey. She was diagnosed with an eating disorder in 2006 at the age of 16. While there are many factors that go into disordered eating patterns, I have learned there is more than meets the eye when it comes to cause and effect. Thanks to Dr…. 

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Indoor Air – It Matters

The world is slowly awakening to the reality that indoor air quality is critical to health – especially when it comes to mold. According to the World Health Organization: “Indoor air pollution–such as from dampness and mould, chemicals and other biological agents–is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide.” Quote directly from WHO Guidelines for… 

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Hostess cupcake - healthy version for ITT feature

Gluten-free, Sugar-free Chocolate Cake with Secret Ingredient

This healthy version of the Hostess Cupcake is suitable for birthday celebrations or an afternoon treat. The secret  ingredient is mashed avocado, which brings richness to the flavor and texture. Even if you have an aversion to avocado, be sure to try this – you’ll be amazed how the avocado enhances the flavor of the… 

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