Category: Chemicals

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5 Ways Mercury is Toxic to the Body

Mercury is one of a group of elements considered to be “heavy metals”, a group which also contains lead and arsenic. Exposure to this element can happen in a number of ways, such as though agricultural chemicals when conventionally raised…

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Lead Poisoning: Symptoms and Solutions

We are all exposed to lead through food, water, and environment regardless of our lifestyles. Lead is a naturally occurring metal, but the fact that its natural doesn’t make it healthy. In fact, lead is extremely toxic to humans and affects…

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Pure Integrity Verified Seal of Approval

When it comes to what to eat these days it is nearly impossible to navigate the labyrinth of information and misinformation out there.
Labeling is sketchy at best with items not marked as GMO or not and multi billion dollar…

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Creating a Non-Toxic Kitchen, Part 3 – All Purpose Cleaner

When you want to clean the counters, the sinks, the toilet or the bath you’ll want an effective all-purpose cleaner that leaves everything clean and shining.
And because all-purpose cleaner is exactly that – for all purposes – it is…

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10 Shocking Facts about McDonald’s You Need to Know

Let’s face it: fast food is just plain convenient. When you are in a hurry or behind schedule, simply zipping through the drive-through for a meal seems like a great thing to do. Before your next trip to McDonald’s, however,…

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Creating a Non-Toxic Kitchen, Part 2 – Natural Oven Cleaner

Oven cleaner has to be one of the worst cleaning products on the market. Not only must you wear gloves and avoid getting it on you for fear of burning but you must also use it in an extremely ventilated…

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Creating a Non-Toxic Kitchen, Part 1 – Natural Dish Soap

Is your kitchen toxic?
Ironically, the kitchen is home to more toxic products than any other area of the house. When you use commercial products to clean your kitchen you’re allowing undesirable toxic chemicals to leach into your utensils, countertops…

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Air Purifiers VS. House Plants

It can be hard to breathe easy once you discover what’s really in the air all around you. Pollutants like asbestos, noxious chemicals, dust mites, pet dander, second-hand smoke and airborne viruses represent just a few of the dangers that…

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10 Cancer Causers Lurking in Your Home

When most people hear the word “toxin” or “pollutant”, they might starting thinking about belching smoke stacks or biohazard suits. The images of many things that are in the home and part of everyday living do not come to mind.…

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Five Toxic Products You Might be Using in the Yard (and How to Switch to Organic)

As a gardener, it can be conflicting when you try to protect your yard from bugs and other elements without jeopardizing the health of your other plants by using toxic agents. If you let every organism roam free, your plants…

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