Posted by: Rhona Reid On October 19, 2017 12:00 pm
We recently looked at the plastics that we unknowingly drink when we crack open a fresh bottle of water or turn on the tap. Â America is the world leader in plastic fiber contamination, with a horrifying 94% of nationwide samples testing positive. Â India and Lebanon are the closest runners-up; but for now, the dubious honor of topping the plastic fiber contamination table belongs to us. Â
Yet another unpalatable fact about Americaâ€™s drinking water emerged upon publication of a report into the presence of microscopic plastic fibers in an astonishing 94 percent of samples tested.
Itâ€™s not just America that is swallowing untold quantities of plastics from industry, homes and manufacturing; around 80 percent of samples worldwide tested positive. Â If itâ€™s in our water, then itâ€™s in our food. Â If itâ€™s our food, …
Our thoughts are with all of those affected by Hurricane Harvey, and itâ€™s wonderful to see the heroic relief efforts of individuals and the large-scale aid that has been arriving since the Tropical storm hit. Â
Posted by: Rhona Reid On September 14, 2017 12:00 pm
Need some color in your life?Â Love fruit and vegetables but need a bit of fresh inspiration on how to eat them?Â Donâ€™t wait another second before checking out SirPlantsALot and start seeing healthy eating in a whole new Technicolor light!
Posted by: Rhona Reid On September 7, 2017 12:00 pm
No cosmetic or Instagram filter can rival your true greatest asset â€“ a bright, natural smile.Â Â
Take Good Care of Your Teeth
As well as a good brushing and flossing routine, most of us know how to take care of our teeth â€“ trips to the dentist, changing our toothbrush regularly and not eating and drinking too many sugary things.
When the swishy new gym opened in town, the promotional flyers arrived thick and fast.Â I ignored the first dozen or so, thinking that no amount of hi-tech training machines and hot yoga rooms could persuade me to part with the large fee required to gain access to that temple of toning and sweat.Â Â
New Gym Bag, No Clue?Â
Then the drip-feeding of hard-body propaganda started …
Are you one of the 63% of people in America worried about the ongoing water crisis?Â The data from Gallup’s annual Environment poll, which was conducted in March 2017, shows that a large majority of people are concerned about the safety of their drinking water.
Gallup first started tracking polled results regularly in 1999.Â The findings show that people are more worried about water safety than they have been since 2001.Â …