Water makes up at least 60% of our bodies and it is essential for our organs to function properly. Therefore, it makes sense to drink quality water free of harmful contaminants. Where do we start? First - know your water quality.You can do this by reviewing your supplier’s annual Consumer Confidence Report or test your …
Consider the multitude of chemicals that we use daily – beauty products, cleaners, cosmetics, over the counter and prescription drugs, fire retardants, food packaging, flame-retardants, hormones, nutraceuticals, pesticides, petroleum products, sunscreens, and stain repellents and numerous others. What happens to all these chemicals when they are washed down household drains or breakdown in municipal waste …
Whether you are on a public water source or private well, conserving water not only saves you money, but also helps protect the environment.
New research shows that the six-foot distance may actually not be adequate to prevent exposure in indoor settings.
Maintaining your home and appliances helps them last longer, perform better, and keep their value. However, did you know following maintenance practices is also good for your family’s health?
In today’s more health conscious society, we know we should stay hydrated and aim for drinking at least eight 12-ounce glasses per day, but have you ever stopped to think what type of water you should be drinking? Is tap better than bottled?
The quantity and quality of water you drink is important to your health, but what do you really know about your water quality, and do you need to treat it?
Knowing the value of water to our bodies and health should prompt us to give this fundamental nutrient greater attention.
Sure, some of water we use is treated, but not all contamination may be removed, and it all eventually ends up in our ground or surface waters.
Most Americans consume 3,000-5,000 milligrams of sodium per day, which is 25-55% more than the recommended 2,300 mg/day. For those on a restricted sodium diet, this amount is 2-3 times higher than the recommended 1,500 mg/day. Lisa recently provided tips to reduce sodium in your diet, as most of the salt you get is from …