Monthly Archives: November 2012

Vine.com

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I just discovered a great new website for eco-friendly products: Vine.com. It’s owned by the same ┬ácompany that owns diapers.com and wag.com (although I just read that Amazon bought this parent company back in 2010). You can get anything from dog food to green cleaning prodcuts to LaraBars, etc. Here is an excerpt from a [...]

10 of the Unhealthiest Ingredients Found in Common Foods

10 of the unhealthiest ingredients found in common foods and their side effects: It’s important to read your food labels and avoid foods whose ingredients you can’t pronounce or aren’t familiar with. Beware of sugar as well – it comes in many disguises.   1. Artificial Colours There’s a reason why most sugary treats give [...]

Ginger Smoothie

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This is my new favorite drink. It has a tangy/sweet flavor that is incredibly refreshing. The ginger gives this juice a real zing. Ginger is best known for calming upset stomachs. It contains enzymes responsible for catalyzing the proteins in your food, thus aiding in digestion and the prevention of cramps. Ginger can also provide [...]

Good Fats vs. Bad Fats

Here is a great article about why we should stay away from trans fats and polyunsaturated fats (vegetable oils) and eat more healthy fats, including Omega 3s, monounsaturated fats and saturated fats (yes – saturated fats). Article