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The Dirty Dozen and The Clean 15

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. ~Proverb It’s healthy to eat your fruit and vegetables, right? But a report issued in 2010 by the President’s Cancer Panel recommended eating produce without pesticides to reduce your risk of getting cancer and other diseases. Certain pesticides have been identified as potential carcinogens, endocrine disruptors and […]

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Tis' the Season

3 Remedies for Leaves of Three

 “Leaves of three, let it be.”   For decades parents have taught their children the sing-song phrase, “Leaves of three, let it be” as a way of learning to spot the pretty – but toxic— poison ivy plant.   Poison ivy contains urushiol, an oily resin that binds to skin on contact and may result in […]

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