Have you been feeling tired or a little sluggish? Are your energy levels a bit too low before or after exercise? Have you been turning to coffee, tea, chocolate or energy drinks such as Coca-Cola for a quick fix? These stimulants are all purine derivatives, the most common of which is caffeine.* …Read More »
“Discarded plastic bottles are overflowing our ecosystems,” “Manufacturing with BPA is leading to disruptions in our health,” “Consumers’ ecological footprints are astonishing”—we’ve all heard these statements. It’s these scenarios that led an innovative company to produce a safe and eco-friendly beverage container. GoodLife Contemporary Drinkware offers a line of stainless …Read More »
Ayurveda, which is a holistic ancient perception passed on by learned sages of India, has endowed our health and longevity with the virtues of natural wellness since times immemorial. Derived from the two meaningful lexis, ayus (life) and veda (knowledge or science), these terms combined together craft the word Ayurveda, …Read More »
It is not uncommon to hear about stories of water contamination. Contamination of drinking water can pose many health risks. Just because you live or work in a new environment doesn’t mean your drinking water is totally safe. It is wise to perform a drinking water test in your home …Read More »
Mercury in the Environment: Accumulation in Fish and What You Can do to Reduce Your Risk of Mercury Exposure.
Mercury is one of the first known chemicals, and has been studied for hundreds of years. Yet recently, there has been a substantial increase in government attention and media coverage of mercury. In particular there has been an increase in studying the movement and accumulation of mercury in fish, and …Read More »
Kirk: Please tell me about your background and motivations for blogging at ciggyfree.org. Bev: In the early 1990’s I watched my father-in-law die a slow and painful death of small cell carcinoma (oat cell cancer.) In 1994 I went back to college as a divorced single parent of three children. …Read More »