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  1. Are You Eating a Credit Card Worth of Microplastics Every week?

    Are You Eating a Credit Card Worth of Microplastics Every week?

    Are You Eating a Credit Card Worth of Microplastics Every week?

    Unfortunately, you did read that question correctly. Ongoing research shows that very tiny bits of plastic called microplastics seem to be everywhere … secretly lurking in many sources of your food, in drinking water, in the air you breathe, and it’s even building up inside the organs in your body.
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  3. Do I Really Need to Wash My Groceries?

    Do I Really Need to Wash My Groceries?

    Do I Really Need to Wash My Groceries?

    During these unpredictable times, it can be tempting to try to take drastic measures to protect the health of yourself and your family.  One prevalent myth has many people asking – do I really need to wash my groceries? 
  4. What is a Certificate of Analysis for CBD? What Should I Look For?

    What is a Certificate of Analysis for CBD? What Should I Look For?

    What is a Certificate of Analysis for CBD? What Should I Look For?

    A 2017 study found that nearly 70% of CBD products sold online are mislabeled and have more or less amounts of CBD than have been advertised. To combat this, companies that sell CBD products are now required to display a Certificate of Analysis, or a CoA. This document is issued from a laboratory that shows that a product has met predetermined specifications. But when you read one, what exactly should you look for?
  5. Beware of Lead-Laced Turmeric!

    Beware of Lead-Laced Turmeric!

    Beware of Lead-Laced Turmeric!

    Medicinal research into the benefits of turmeric have led to its widespread use in supplements and superfoods. However, illegal and unethical manufacturing practices may be tainting this powerful root with a damaging neurotoxin – lead chromate.
  6. The Brain-Gut Connection: Can Your Diet Affect Your Mental State?

    The Brain-Gut Connection: Can Your Diet Affect Your Mental State?

    The Brain-Gut Connection: Can Your Diet Affect Your Mental State?

    Have you ever gotten butterflies in your stomach when you were nervous, or gotten a stomachache when you were anxious? If so, you’ve probably quickly realized that your brain and your gut are connected. But recent studies show that your gut may affect your brain health more than previously believed.
  7. When Do My Supplements Expire? How Do I Know If They Are Still Safe to Consume?

    When Do My Supplements Expire? How Do I Know If They Are Still Safe to Consume?

    When Do My Supplements Expire? How Do I Know If They Are Still Safe to Consume?

    Many of us have rifled through a shelf or cabinet and found some expired or undated products. Are these products still safe to consume? Are they as potent as they once were? What if they look a bit different than you remember them? Let’s dig into the science!
  8. Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drugs Instead of the Real Thing

    Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drugs Instead of the Real Thing

    Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drugs Instead of the Real Thing

    With CBD on the rise, regulators are finding it difficult to test and control the large number of CBD products hitting the market daily. These regulation gaps have resulted in the creation of unsafe products by operators who substitute real CBD for cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana, also called K2 or Spice.
  9. Hemp Seed Oil vs. CBD Oil: What’s the Difference?

    Hemp Seed Oil vs. CBD Oil: What’s the Difference?

    Hemp Seed Oil vs. CBD Oil: What’s the Difference?

    Thanks to a farm bill passed in 2018, industrial hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) is legal nationwide. This has prompted a variety of cannabis-inspired products to flood the market.
  10. New Pesticide Could End Chemical Pesticides

    New Pesticide Could End Chemical Pesticides

    New Pesticide Could End Chemical Pesticides

    An all-natural, mushroom-based insecticide could put an end to harmful chemical pesticides.
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