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Live a healthy and happy life!

If you have ever wondered how you can be healthy and live toxic-free, and how you can support the environment, and how to protect animals, both wild and domesticated, we’ve outlined a few actionable points here.  We will keep adding to it so check back often. 

Virgin Forests should not be used for Toilet Paper!

The Issue with Tissue” — Articles from the Natural Resources Defense Councel (NRDC), provids a report that showed a link between tissue products and the destruction of virgin forests, in particular the Canadian boreal forest.  In 2022, they provided a scorecard that grades tissue paper products.  Let’s all buy tissue paper that is not killing virgin forests.

The best toilet paper ranked are:

  • Green Forest A+
  • Natural Value A+
  • Trader Joes A+
  • 365 Everyday Value, 100% Recycled A+

The best paper towels ranked are:

  • Everspring A+
  • Seventh Generation, White A+
  • Green Forest A+
  • Natural Value A+
  • Natural Value, Naturally Unbleached A+
  • Reel Paper, Premium Recycled A+
  • Seventh Generation, Unbleached A+
  • Trader Joe’s A+
  • 365 Everyday Value A+

Your choice of cookware is a health hazard

You can’t always trust claims on ‘non-toxic’ cookware” — Article from Consumer Reports that tested cookware coatings on frying pans to see if they are free of PFAS (per- and polyfluorinated substances) chemicals or forever chemicals, which has shown a clear link to health risks.

What are PFAS / Forever Chemicals and where can you find them

How PFAS can harm your health” — Even at low levels these chemicals are linked to kidney diesease, liver damage, certain cancers, lowered immunity in kids and more… recent tests showed products from supermarkets and restaurants found dangerous levels of PFAS and includes…

  • food packaging
  • paper bags for french fries
  • wrappers for burgers
  • molder fiber salad bowls
  • single use paper plates
  • drinking water
  • bottled water