Composting and Nutrition

"Organic" isn't what you thinkLiving a healthy lifestyle and being healthy encompasses factors like regular exercise and reducing stress. But it all starts with the quality of the food we eat.

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Are you watering your garden with lead and phthalates?

Garden hoses can leach nasty toxic chemicals, photo by Emillian Robert Vicol, flickr

Garden hoses can leach nasty toxic chemicals, photo by Emillian Robert Vicol, flickr

As an avid backyard organic gardener, I always have my eye out for things to help me improve how I garden and how to live a more healthy lifestyle. So when I came across an article about how garden hoses leach toxic chemicals, I was a bit stunned. Though I generally water my garden by hand and/or with drip lines, I do use the hose to water other things around my yard, and to fill my dog’s outside water dish. This article is definitely a wake-up call.

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Navitas Power Snacks – delicious superfoods made simple

Antioxidant-rich superfoods may help you live longer, healthier lives

Finding good quality snacks can be a challenge.

Narrowing things down to foods with ingredients that are considered “superfoods” helps. Broadly defined, these are unprocessed foods that help you lead a healthy lifestyle – that may help maintain or reduce your weight, fight illness or disease and maybe even live longer.

There are those who swear by raw foods, a group I’m not necessarily one of. But after trying Navitas Naturals Blueberry Hemp Superfood Power Snack, I’m at least partially leaning that direction.

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