“Can I Freeze…?” Your Ultimate Guide to Freezer Storage

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“Can I freeze avocado? What about milk? Cheese? Can I freeze tomatoes?” Stop worrying and save this page because we’ve got your ultimate freezer storage guide right here! Don’t forget to pin the infographic to Pinterest and save this page for easy future reference! Click To Tweet Not so Fast Don’t freeze anything that holds a lot of water. These things get mushy after thawing.…

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DIY Fitness Equipment: How to Make Your Own Gym With Almost No $

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Too busy to make time for the gym? Can’t afford to work out? Pfft nonsense! Just build your own home gym! No, really. You can actually make plenty of decent workout equipment with cheap materials in your own home. Here’s our guide to DIY fitness equipment. Disclaimer: Please attempt these DIY fitness items at your own risk. Making your own fitness equipment could be hazardous…

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2017 US Budget: Good for Sustainable Farming, Bad For Food Safety

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The federal omnibus package for 2017 will keep the wheels flowing at least until the end of September. Here’s what it means for food. Especially sustainable agriculture, school lunches, food safety, energy, various farmers, and more! 2017 #US Budget: Good for #SustainableAgriculture, Bad For #Food #Safety Click To Tweet Conservation and Energy The Rural Energy for America Program– which provides renewable energy grants to local…

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Largest Organic Milk Supplier Isn’t Really Organic. Buy These Brands Instead!

The Washington Post (which fails in some aspects, but wins here) has published a shocking exposé revealing that the United States’ largest organic milk supplier is actually not organic at all. Exposed: Largest #Organic #Milk Supplier Isn't Really Organic. Buy These Brands Instead Click To Tweet Aurora Organic Dairy is the country’s largest supplier of organic milk and dairy. If you buy store-brand aka generic…

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Does It Go in the Fridge? Your Guide to Fruit & Vegetable Storage

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Ah the age-old question: does it go in the fridge? Some foods stay fresh longer left on the counter while others need the fridge to stay crispy. But which is goes where? Don’t worry, we’ve put this handy guide fruit and vegetable storage guide together so you’ll never have to play the guessing game again. Just bookmark the page and pull it up anytime you…

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Vitamins Vegans Need and How to Get Them

People are always so concerned about vegans and their diet. And sure, it can be tricky to get all the right nutrients through a plant-based diet. But it doesn’t take a whole lot of work, just some planning. That’s why we put together his handy list of vitamins vegans need and how to get them through a plant-based diet! #Vitamins #Vegans Need and How to…

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‘Fitbit for Cows’ Cowlar Tracks Everything From Disease to Stress

The dairy industry is pretty disgusting. Cows are treated, well, like cattle. So in order to better track cows’ physical and mental state, a Pakistani company developed Cowlar: the ‘Fitbit for cows.’ Sure, a vegan lifestyle is more sustainable overall. Plus disease is not uncommon. Conditions like mastitis causes pus to “leak” into dairy milk. Granted this amount is very small, and part of a very…

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Sirtfood Diet: What Is It and Is It Right for me?

You’re right to be skeptical of the latest diet trend. Companies or individuals usually develop fad diets with the purpose of creating profit. With so many people desperate to lose weight, it’s easy for these companies to prey on their vulnerability. So is the sirtfood diet a viable solution or just an unhealthy fad? Let’s take a closer look… #Sirtfood #Diet: What Is It and Is…

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Victory! Germany Becomes Latest Country To End Fur Farming

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Leaders in the country recently voted to end the barbaric practice of fur farming which results in millions of creatures being slaughtered every year. First, Germany became the first country in the world to end the practice of shredding male chicks in the egg industry (seriously, it’s a thing. Read more here). Now, the progressive nation has joined the growing list of countries who have…

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Infographic: How MDMA for PTSD Psychotherapy Works

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Dr Bronner’s– everyone’s favorite soap company– released a statement in April announcing their plans to donate $5 to an organization called MAPS for the purpose of getting FDA approval using MDMA for PTSD. The family-owned maker of the top-selling natural brand of soap, Dr Bronner’s, says they will donate $1 million each year over the next five years to MAPS: the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic…

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Angered Man Unleashed Bed Bugs in Government Office, Needs These Natural Remedies

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A disgruntled man in Maine unleashed hundreds of bed bugs at a local government service office this week in retaliation for poor service. We’ve all been there, right? The man originally entered the local office earlier in the day to file a complaint against his landlord. Who reportedly refused the tenant any assistance in tackling his bed bug infestation. Unfortunately this seems more like an…

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This Mall is Turning into a Health Education Campus. But There’s a Catch…

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Two developers have purchased the Fiesta Mall in Mesa Arizona. And they plan to transition the former retail shopping center into what they call a health education campus. But how much health education will it actually provide to the people who need it most? This #Mall is Turning into a #Health #Education Campus. But There's a Catch… Click To Tweet Jerry Tokoph and Wayne Howard…

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Using Herbicide Puts Workers at Risk for Developing Cancer

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Christine Shepherd was shocked when doctors diagnosed her with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Why was this happening? What had caused all the lymph nodes in her leg to swell?  She searched for answers until she was confronted by an answer that made perfect sense: Christine had been spraying the herbicide Roundup on her coffee farm for five years. According to the World Health Organization, the main ingredient in…

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Plastic, Bug Parts, Salmonella. What’s Lurking in Your Spice Cabinet?

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We normally don’t think about what our spices go through before they hit our pantry. But more and more evidence suggests that really nothing in our kitchen is entirely “safe” from contaminants in one form or another. Including your spice cabinet. Plastic, Bug Parts, Salmonella. What's Lurking in Your #Spice Cabinet? Click To Tweet Plastic Our oceans are polluted with tons of plastic. Like literally…

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How Many of These Toxic Endocrine Disruptors Are You Currently Exposed to?

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A healthy thyroid and hormonal balance are critical to optimal health. Wait no, that’s actually putting it lightly. Unbalanced hormones and an unhealthy thyroid due to endocrine disruptors can lead to reproductive disorders and cancers. This is serious! Your endocrine system is responsible for regulating vital hormones needed for proper bodily function. So any hormone replacement should be done under the care of a professional.…

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8000 Flint Victims Face Foreclosure for Unpaid Water Bills

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Nearly three years later and Flint still does not have clean water. Now the victims are expected to fix the problem themselves or get out. The city recently sent out notices to 8,002 residents requiring payment in overdue “water” bills. If the don’t pay up, victims could lose their homes. 8000 #Flint Victims Face #Foreclosure for Unpaid #Water Bills Click To Tweet Prosecution attempts have failed…

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Are You Using the Right Onion? [Infographic]

Are You Using the Right Onion-

All onions are delicious. But are you using the right onion for the right recipe? Selecting the wrong onion could leave your food either too sweet or too bitter. But don’t worry! We have this handy guide right here to help you select the right onion for the right recipe. Click To Tweet” username=”OrganicTitanic”] Yellow Onions Yellow onions are great for general cooking. Stews, soups,…

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Woman Wins $110.5 million in Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuit

Virginia woman Lois Slemp says using Johnson & Johnson baby powder for over 40 years caused her to develop deadly ovarian cancer. Slemp is still very ill, but the courts recently awarded her $110.5 million dollars in damages. Here’s what happened. Is there a baby powder cancer connection? Let’s take a look… Woman Wins $110.5 million in #Baby #Powder #Cancer Lawsuit Click To Tweet (CC BY 2.0)…

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Watch Out! These Health Food Brands Aren’t so Healthy (And What to Buy Instead)

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Consumers want healthy food options. Big brands know this. But consumers also want niche health food brands and choices. So what is a monopoly to do? Create the illusion of choice and the illusion of health, of course! Sugar for Days You should probably already be avoiding pre-packaged smoothies because of their sugar content. Too much sugar– even from natural sources like fruit– causes your…

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Healthy Meal Prep Ideas to Save Time and Eat Well

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Let’s face it: time is valuable! Some nights we just don’t have time to stand in the kitchen making ourselves a healthy meal. But that’s okay because there’s other alternatives. We have 7 right here with these healthy meal prep ideas! #Healthy #Meal Prep #Ideas to #Save #Time and #Eat #Well Click To Tweet RELATED: Make Your Own Healthy Freezer Meals Instead of cooking every day,…

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