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7 things you should not do in bed

7 things you should not do in bed

“I say the bed is for two things that begin with the letter S, and struggling and suffering are not among them.” This is a quote from Dr. M. Safwan Badr, M.D., who is the president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. It is absolutely true when it comes […]

by April 2, 2014
10 tips to get rid of body odor

10 tips to get rid of body odor

Body odor can be embarrassing and can make a bad impression on the people you meet. We all want to smell good. Here are 10 tips to get rid of body odor: 1. Adjust diet lifestyle: Make sure to eat healthy. Processed foods and junk foods contain sugars that can […]

by March 17, 2014
Homemade do it yourself ice pack

Homemade do it yourself ice pack

Ice is essential for muscle injuries. “If you have a swollen and inflamed joint or muscle, you should first try and reduce blood flow to the area which will reduce the swelling and slow down the pain messages being transmitted to the brain,” states Medical News Today. Filling a plastic […]

by March 16, 2014
DIY green fabric softeners

DIY green fabric softeners

Did you know that many fabric softeners contain toxic chemicals? Chloroform, alpha-terpineol, benzyl alcohol, and ethanol are just a few of the most common chemicals found in fabric softeners today. Most of these chemicals are on the EPA’s hazardous waste list, which makes them hazardous to our health as well. […]

by March 11, 2014
DIY whitening and disinfecting laundry solutions

DIY whitening and disinfecting laundry solutions

Did you know that laundry detergents contain petroleum derived surfactants and waxes? They are known to be cancerous and can damage immune, cardiovascular, reproductive and respiratory system? A green laundry means healthier clothes for you and your loved ones. Doing your laundry the natural way will help reduce allergies such […]

by March 6, 2014
How to detox your home: An interview with Van Vlahakis, CEO of Earth Friendly Products

How to detox your home: An interview with Van Vlahakis, CEO of Earth Friendly Products

Hard to believe isn’t it? But the most pollution is inside our home, and NOT outside. If we look under your kitchen’s cabinets and check the chemicals on the labels of our home cleaning products we will be surprised. Our golden rule is: If you can’t pronounce the words on […]

by November 5, 2013
Top air purifying plants

Top air purifying plants

Plants are a great decoration for the house. They help provide a natural atmosphere within the comfort of your home. Research from NASA shows that there are indoor plants that can help filter and detoxify the air in your household. If these plants are good enough to clean the air […]

by September 18, 2013
Baking soda cinnamon air freshener

Baking soda cinnamon air freshener

 As we saw, most conventional air fresheners contain chemicals  such as formaldehyde, petroleum distillates, 1,4 dichlorobenzene and aerosol propellants. These chemicals are linked to skin and upper respiratory allergies and may lead to serious diseases. Formaldehyde is classified as a human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. […]

by September 16, 2013