Environment

Here Come the Superbugs? – Antibiotic Resistance Heightened by E
Here Come the Superbugs? – Antibiotic Resistance Heightened by Exposure to Pesticides and Herbicides

This article originally appeared on NaturallySavvy.com A new study, published in the American Society for Microbiology’s journal mBio, finds that herbici

Keep it Glassy: 3 Reasons To Ditch Plastic,
Even the BPA-free S
Keep it Glassy:  3 Reasons To Ditch Plastic, <br />Even the BPA-free Stuff

Even though the health dangers associated with bisphenol A (BPA) have been known for more than 70 years, it wasn’t until recently that manufacturers began

Four Lesser Known Sources of Toxins and What to Do About Them...
Four Lesser Known Sources of Toxins and What to Do About Them

The dangers of environmental toxins continue to grab mainstream media attention, and many of us have done a pretty good job of reducing our exposure—ditch

Fragrance Stinks!
4 Reasons to Stop Using Scented Products...
Fragrance Stinks!  <br />4 Reasons to Stop Using Scented Products

I get it. We all like to smell nice. In fact there’s a multi-billion dollar industry dedicated to insuring that we do. We can smell like line-dried sheets

12 Tips for Your Next Digital Detox...
12 Tips for Your Next Digital Detox

Hunched over the laptop after work? Phone tucked under your pillow at night? Glued to the Ipad on the train in the morning? You might be a good candidate fo

Our Favorite Natural Deodorants...
Our Favorite Natural Deodorants

By Be Well Health Coach Katrine van Wyk The quest to find the best (or even just a good) natural deodorant is ongoing here at the Be Well offices. We all wa

Why You Should Put Olive Oil On Everything...
Why You Should Put Olive Oil On Everything

Reprinted with permission from Organic Authority. There are plenty of olive oil benefits. But this latest one may surprise you. Olive oil is prized for its

Acrylamide in Food:
How to Reduce Your Cancer Risk...
Acrylamide in Food: <br />How to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

The European Food Safety Agency tends to be a few steps ahead of ours when it comes to exercising precaution and introducing preventative measures to protect

A Report Highlights Rampant Misleading Marketing Efforts by Leading Yo
A Report Highlights Rampant Misleading Marketing Efforts by Leading Yogurt Brands

This article originally appeared on OrganicAuthority.com A new report released by organic advocacy group, The Cornucopia Institute, highlights rampant misle

Phthalates in Food: 7 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure...
Phthalates in Food: 7 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure

You probably know that some plastic toys—like the now infamous rubber ducky—contain the hormone-disrupting, birth-defect-causing, probably-carcinogenic