Joy Boudreau's Blog

“Do you use reusable bags for our groceries? It’s a great way to cut down on waste and protect the environment. But you may be packing more than food in your reusable grocery bags – as these convenient carrying cases can become contaminated with germs. Luckily, a few simple steps can help prevent this.”  Read […]

So finding out that grilling creates carcinogens was not fun to hear. This article, from Truth About Cancer, gives ways to make grilling healthier! Healthy Grilling Tips to Minimize Carcinogens in Your Food   Choices Matter!

Let’s face it. Clothes are expensive. Whether it’s men’s or women’s clothing, the prices are daunting no matter where you purchase them. First, don’t hesitate to shop around and try not to be impulsive. Make sure you really need what it is you are about to purchase. OK, you can indulge yourself from time to […]

“Did уоu know that many оf the hоuѕеhоld рrоduсtѕ bought at the grocery store meant tо kеер уоur home healthy might actually be doing just the opposite? When you see TV commercials with moms mopping their floors and cleaning their kitchen counters, there is no mention of the many toxic chemicals that those products might […]

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“Many studies have looked at the effect of vitamin and mineral supplements on disease, but the evidence has never been convincing.  So most experts have hedged on whether to recommend multivitamins for everyone.” https://hms.harvard.edu/…/Longwood_Sem…/Nutrition_3_5_13.pdf “During the past 2 decades, a steady stream of high-quality studies evaluating dietary supplements has yielded predominantly disappointing results about potential […]

October 19, 2016

Doing Your Flu Shot Homework

This is a popular opinion!  What are your thoughts? There are lots of dependable sources to support never getting a flu shot.  The decision was easy for me because my dad had Guillain-Barré seventeen years ago; one of the top four triggers for GB is the flu shot (which he had just before the onset […]

In an article by Ty Bollinger from Truth About Cancer you will learn: Coffee is one of the most popular drinks on the planet. While often used as a stimulate to wake people up (or keep them awake), there are actually health benefits to coffee. A 2008 study led by the Harvard School of Public Health […]

June 7, 2016

Is Tea Good for You?

While coffee remains the most popular hot drink in North America, this article suggests 10 reasons why tea should be considered more often by many of us. The hydration and antioxidant qualities of tea can help prevent heart disease and stroke, guard against cancer and even give you a brighter smile. So the next time you […]

Number 10 on Dr. Mercola’s list of Top 12 Cancer Prevention Strategies (found here) is: Exposure to Toxins: Reduce your exposure to environmental toxins like pesticides, herbicides, household chemical cleaners, synthetic air fresheners and toxic cosmetics. Seems to me that we are not waking up to the need to choose healthier cleaning products even though there are messages all around us […]

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