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Just When You Thought it was Safe to Drink…

…Some guy is dumping toxic waste into your tap water! This week is Fluoride Awareness Week over at Mercola.com, the internet home of Natural Health guru and bestselling author Dr. Mercola.

Watch Dr. Joseph Mercola’s interview from last year with Dr. Paul Connett about his book, The Case Against Fluoride, in the videos below.

Be prepared to learn a lot about the dangers of fluoridation, hear action steps that everyday citizens can take on this important issue, and be educated on some disturbing facts about how fluoridation is affecting our health and our planet.

As Mercola writes, introducing the interview, “This Daily Habit is Damaging Your Bones, Brain, Kidneys, and Thyroid”…Yikes. Watch the five-part video interview below. Part 1 of the interview: Read the original article and video post here.Paul Connett is the author of The Case Against Fluoride: How Hazardous Waste Ended Up in Our Drinking Water and the Bad Science and Powerful Politics That Keep It There


Ready, Set, Forage: Pick Pawpaws, Win a Book!

It’s pawpaw picking time! As we cruise into fall, the change in season often evokes images of apple picking and pie-eating. But apples aren’t the only fruit reaching their prime this time of year. Lesser known but equally delicious is the pawpaw. Described as a cross between a banana and a mango, this exotic-looking fruit […] Read More..

Recipe: How to Make the Perfect Pancake

When most people think pancakes, they think breakfast. But for Amy Halloran, breakfast is only the start.Halloran, author of The New Bread Basket, is a self-described pancake connoisseur. From a young age, she was entranced by the magic of bubbly batter rising to fluffy cakes on the griddle. Over time, her love of pancakes developed […] Read More..

What in the World is a Pawpaw?

Have you heard of the pawpaw? A few generations ago, most would say “yes!” You could ask just about anyone and they could tell you what this fruit looked and tasted like, and more importantly, where to find it. But today, the pawpaw remains a mystery to some and entirely unknown to others. In Pawpaw: […] Read More..

5 Creative Summer Drinks to Help You Cool Off

Now that we’re in the “dog days” of summer, the heat can feel a little unrelenting. There’s no better way to cool off than with a refreshing, cold beverage – especially when that beverage is made with local, organic ingredients and can give you an added health boost! While our experienced foragers and nutrition experts […] Read More..

Beat the Heat and Be Good to Your Gut: Dairy-Free Ice Cream Recipes

Recent research has shown that the trillions of microbes living in our gut, also known as our microbiome, can affect both our brain function and our mood and can be linked to a number of disorders ranging from allergies and asthma to autism, ADD, depression, and more. What we ingest can either help or hurt […] Read More..