Don’t shoot the messenger, but the answer is a definite maybe.
Among the cocktail of contaminants currently flowing through America’s waterways, is fecal pollution. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has estimated that municipal water contains around 0.3 grams of poop per person, every day. In a city of millions of people, that’s a lot of poop.
Animal Waste in the Groundwater
It’s not just human sewage either – the fecal matter of livestock and other animals ends up in the groundwater as well. Waterways near large cattle or hog farms and dairies can be more heavily polluted than others.
Alkaline molecular hydrogen water has gained popularity in recent years due to its potential health benefits. It is water that has been treated to increase its pH level and infused with molecular hydrogen. In this article, we will discuss why alkaline molecular hydrogen water is so important to health.
On April 7, the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrated its annual World Health Day. This year’s theme – which also marks the 75th anniversary of the WHO – is Health For All.
When the WHO Constitution was agreed by the nations of a post-war world reeling from years of conflict, it was a seismic moment for global health. It was the first time that health was recognized as a human right, with that goal enshrined in the Constitution.
A simple truth was also recognized: a healthier world is a safer world for everyone. It’s a concept that we can all carry through to our own health goals. Among the many benefits, a healthy body and lifestyle help to nurture …
Whether you love or loathe spring cleaning, for most of us, it’s part of the calendar.
It might mean having a cursory declutter and paying annual attention to neglected areas like the back of the microwave (raises hand), or a full-scale, edge-to-edge deep clean. Whichever kind of spring cleaner you are, the spring-cleaning season is upon us, so let’s go!
The Best Thing About Spring Cleaning? The Result!
What’s awesome about spring cleaning is the end result. A fresh, sparkling home that’s fragrant and a joy to dwell in. Every time you start flagging, keep that thought in mind!
But there’s a downside to all that cleaning. No, not the elbow grease – the chemicals. Think about all …
Sleep is essential to life. Most of us sleep at night, and during that time, your body carries out vital jobs to keep you healthy, many of which can only take place while you’re sleeping.
The Science of Sleep
Scientists are constantly studying the mysteries of sleep, to uncover more of the amazing things that your body does while you’re dreaming. One scientific area of considerable interest is the importance of hydration to your sleep cycle.
Sleep to Your (Circadian) Rhythm
The relationship between sleep and hydration is key to a healthy, nourishing sleep cycle. Your slumber is determined largely by your Circadian rhythm – your sleep/wake cycle – which itself is inextricably linked to the cycle of …
The Clean Beauty movement is set to get even bigger in 2023 – and we’re excited for it!
As more people reject the idea of applying chemical-packed products to their skin, there is a growing desire for a more natural approach to beauty.
Your Skin is Amazing!
The skin is your biggest organ. It is nothing short of amazing, protecting your body from bacteria and extreme temperatures, among its many vital jobs. Our skin is out there for everyone to see, all the time. It’s right that we want to treat it well, and make sure that it looks good too!
The Chemicals in Skincare
Layering your precious skin with dozens of chemical ingredients – the average American woman applies …
Scientists have identified a link between waterborne nitrate and the risk of developing prostate cancer, according to research published in recent days.
The findings, led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), indicate that nitrate consumed in tap water over an average adult life can be linked to patients developing prostate cancer, and should be considered a risk factor. The research goes further, suggesting that the results are even more marked in cases of ‘aggressive tumors,’ and prostate cancer in younger men.
Nitrate in water is already linked to colon cancer, and these medical findings underline the scary nature of waterborne contamination. But what exactly is nitrate and how does it get into tap water in the first place?…
The importance of having clean water in your home is essential to life. Without access to clean water, we would not be able to survive.
Unfortunately, water contamination is an all-too-common problem in many areas of the United States and the world.
Here are a few reasons why having clean water is so important.
Clean water is essential for good health. Contaminated water can contain harmful bacteria and other microorganisms that can lead to various health issues, from gastrointestinal distress to more severe illnesses. Drinking clean water can help prevent these issues and keep you and your family healthy.
Clean water is also essential for the environment. Contaminated water can lead to algae …
Alkaline vegetables are those that have a pH level above 7, which makes them slightly alkaline
in nature. These vegetables can have a number of benefits for our health, including improved
digestion, reduced inflammation, and increased energy levels.
One of the primary benefits of alkaline vegetables is that they can help …