Kicking Aspartame, One Piece at a Time!

Some of you may have some awareness of aspartame thanks to Yoplait making a big deal of removing it from their Yoplait Light Yogurt starting in 2014, when they finally listened to consumers who wanted this neurotoxin out of their yogurt! (Although this was a step in the right direction, Yoplait unfortunately still chooses to use sucralose in their Light product, another artificial sweetener. Shame, … Continue reading Kicking Aspartame, One Piece at a Time!

You vs. Chlorine: Easy Ways to Reduce Exposure

I don’t know about anyone else, but I can’t wait for the day that we own a home and can install a whole house water filtration system, so that I don’t have to even think about what the heck is in our city tap water. If you’re like us, you love your Brita (or other brand) water filter pitcher. You wouldn’t dream of drinking your … Continue reading You vs. Chlorine: Easy Ways to Reduce Exposure

12 Everyday “Food” Items to Trash & Replace

*Friendly reminder to trash the contents only, not the containers! Recycle those little buggers appropriately, everyone!* It’s pretty amazing that what started out as just making smoothies for breakfast has morphed into where we stand today, but it goes to show that one good decision leads into many others! Little by little, as I started learning more and more about the reasons why most processed … Continue reading 12 Everyday “Food” Items to Trash & Replace