If you are one of over 200 million Americans bathing in chlorinated water each day, then listen up. Don’t assume this doesn’t include you, because today, over 98 percent of U.S.municipal water systems treat water with chlorine-based disinfectants. With all of the bottled water hype and diligence to assure our drinking water is filtered and… Read More
Fluoride: The Invisible Threat
If you are like most people, you have been lead to believe fluoride is a healthful supplement added to our drinking water. Dentists and other fluoride advocates have long insisted that fluoride in the drinking water does wonders for dental health. But, the truth is, ingesting fluoride is unnecessary, dangerous and can even be deadly…. Read More
You’re Clean. Is Your Water? The Dirty Truth.
You strive to live a clean life – incorporating organic choices into your life and avoiding toxins whenever possible. You’ve even printed out the EWG 2011 Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce and carry it with you to the supermarket. But do you ever think about the tap water you may ingest daily, the non-filtered… Read More
What is ‘Fracking’ and How Might it Affect Your Drinking Water?
Natural gas has become a major source of fuel in the United States today, in part because of a controversial drilling practice that is earning a great deal of attention in the news: hydraulic fracturing, better know as “fracking.” But as fracking has expanded, so too have concerns about its potential impact on American’s clean… Read More
5 Tips to Reduce Your Water Bill
By guest blogger, Rama Nayeri, landscape designer and owner of Creations Landscape Designs in Orange County, CA. I count myself among the majority of Americans living upside down – owing more on my house than it’s currently worth. Yep! I am right there with you. But, just because the economy has gone to pieces doesn’t… Read More
Shower Yourself to Health
Shower to shower each day… help keep odors away! Do you remember that song? You may be keeping odors at bay, but have you ever thought about the chemicals, and more specifically the Chlorine, that you may be dousing yourself with each morning? We agree nothing beats the exhilarating feeling of a warm and tantalizing… Read More