Earth Friendly, Healthy Living

Sugar and your body

Rony Joseph

Posted on 24 December 2011 - No comment Everything you wanted to know about how sugar works in your body.  This may sound rather complicated, but the essence is that processed sugars are bad for you and sugar with fiber is okay. http://lifehacker.com/5809331/what-sugar-actually-does-to-your-brain-and-body

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Stopping junk mail

Rony Joseph

Posted on 30 September 2010 - No comment If you can tell that something is junk mail, do not open it, instead write “REFUSED” on it and drop it back in the mail. The sender will have to pay for the item to be returned to them and will quickly remove you from their mailing list.

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How to buy fresh bread

Rony Joseph

Posted on 22 October 2010 - No comment You can tell how fresh the bread in the store is by the color of the twist tie. Bread is delivered daily to the store and they use a different color of twist tie every day. Different stores may have their own color code, so you will have to watch for a few days to figure out the colors for each day. Feel free to post back here about what you find about colors for particular stores.

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Planting trees, remove wire basket

Rony Joseph

Posted on 22 October 2010 - No comment For many decades now, tree nurseries have been supplying B&B (balled and burlapped) trees for planting. These are expensive, costing upwards of $150 for a tree 2 inches in diameter and in addition the planting could set you back antoher $100.  Unfortunately after spending all this money, you might be doing something that might kill the tree in the long run. The nurseries put the root ball of the tree in a burlap lined wire basket which makes it easy for them to handle. Unfortunately they do not remove the wire basket when...

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Wash your hands if you use hormonal creams

Aneeta Regi

Posted on 27 October 2010 - No comment Hormones contained in topical creams can cause undesirable effects in pets and children. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/25/when-hormone-creams-expose-others-to-risks/?src=me&ref=general

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