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Earth Day Actions To Live More Responsibly With The Environment

Posted on Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 in Uncategorized
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On Earth Day April 22, 2009 you can support a healthier environment. Earth Day evolved over a period of seven years, which started in 1962 and continually ballooned into something much bigger when the nationwide grassroots demonstration was announced to be held in the spring of 1970. This was the opportunity for the American people to express its concern about environmental issues. It was this spontaneous response that fueled the event and organized itself. By supporting Senator Gaylord Nelson’s efforts in founding Earth Day we can continue our commitment to environmental actions, reduce consumption and become leaders in sustainable behavior.
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Are We Slowly Being Poisoned By Mercury Found In High Fructose Corn Syrup?

Posted on Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 in Uncategorized
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Deceptive marketing, don’t be fooled. I was astounded to recently find out that in almost half of High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) tested product samples contain mercury. High Fructose is being consumed quite frequently in North America though a number of products on the market today and can also commonly be labeled as Fructose-Glucose or Glucose-Fructose in Canada. Brands such as Coca Cola, 7-Up, A & W Root Beer, Minute Maid Berry Punch, Yoplait Yogurt, Quaker Oatmeal, Nutri-Grain Cereal Bars, Heinz Tomato Ketchup are only a few of many products containing HFCS. High Fructose sweeteners are also labeled as inulin, iso-glucose, dahlia syrup, tapioca syrup, glucose syrup, corn syrup, crystalline fructose, agave syrup, and fruit fructose. High Fructose Corn Syrup has become an increasingly common ingredient; which now amounts to 40% of added sweeteners found in the North American diet. Read more »