DEET works really well. So well, in fact, that many of us excuse its highly toxic properties. We can stop that right now, though; there’s a new epic bug repellent in town – and it’s totally safe. It goes by...
Nothing ruins a good piece of clothing quite like an oil stain. We’ve all faced that moment of dread when oil gets on our clothes while we’re eating or cooking. We hesitantly look down to survey the damage, only to...
The verdict is out on flu shots. Many medical experts now agree it is more important to protect yourself and your family from the flu vaccine than the flu itself. Every year the pharmaceutical industry, medical experts and the mainstream...
Inflammation occurs as a result of the flaring of the white blood cells to protect the body from infection. However, according to WebMD, in autoimmune diseases like arthritis, the immune system flares up and causes inflammation even when there...
Baking soda or the ‘wonder snow-white powder’ has a variety of uses in households. It battles powdery mildew on roses in the yard or patio, it helps get the strong smell of onion and garlic off your hands, it...
According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the industry failed to prove the safety of“antibacterial” soaps, and they don’t do anything to make them work better. FDA says that soap manufacturers will have to take triclosan and triclocarban out...
You should beware of foods that are not naturally occurring but have instead been put through various processes of production and included with several additives that are carcinogenic in their composition and nature. These foods will unbalance your pH levels...
Aluminum foil is something we all have at home, it’s something we generally use for cooking or for storing some leftover food. However, it’s never crossed our minds that it can be used for many other things like soothing...
Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a popular flavor enhancer which is often added to Chinese food. However, newest studies suggest that it is also involved in numerous foods we eat on a daily basis! Apparently, MSG and its detrimental effects are...
When you have apples on your counter that nobody seems to be eating, what do you do with them? I know my family often neglects slightly soft apples them until they’re spoiled, but you don’t have to. You can...