Elizabeth Renter

Elizabeth Renter

Recent articles by Elizabeth Renter

4 Tips for Ridding Your Kitchen of Toxins

Cleaning products may clean, but they work at the cost of chemical contamination. Here are 4 tips for cleaning without the health-compromising toxins.

The Mythology of Mint: A Healing Herb

You may not know much about the healing properties of mint, but the plant and its many varieties have been a go-to of herbalism for centuries.

Top 5 Medicinal Foods for Super Immunity

Many foods are medicinal and can even be life-saving. Here are my top 5 food choices for preventing illness and boosting the immune system.

Scientists Find Oxygen-Rich Conditions Halt Spread of Breast Cancer

One new study indicates low-oxygen levels could be to blame for the spread of cancer, giving scientists clues to more effective treatments.

Microscopic Plastic Pollution Consumed by Fish Ultimately Hurt Humans

A new study analyzing microscopic plastic particles in the ocean indicates plastics could be doing serious harm to fish, and ultimately humans.

Walmart Fined $100 Million for Dumping Hazardous Chemicals Across U.S.

Within the last couple years, Walmart agreed to pay a $110 million fine to settle a years-long investigation into dumping toxic waste around the country.

Should Monsanto’s RoundUp Herbicide Be Banned?

A recent study provides solid evidence that Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide RoundUp is so dangerous that it simply needs to be removed from circulation.

Small Scale Organic Farming CAN Save our Soil from Conventional Farming Damage

Commercial farming damaging soil, leading to various farming issues. Small-scale, on the other hand, leaves the soil intact and enriched, a study shows.

Attention Vegetarians: 8 Foods with Hidden Animal Products

Being a vegetarian is not always easy – especially if you are very serious. Here are 8 foods that could contain ‘hidden’ animal products.

When a Simple Supplement isn’t Enough: Tips for Becoming Your Own Herbal Healer

Sometimes a doctor’s prescription or a simple supplement isn’t enough. Here are some tips for staying well and using herbal medicine to heal.

Should You Drink Red Wine for Dental Health?

Recently published research may give you another reason to add moderate red wine consumption to your to-do list: improved oral health.

Findings: Your Favorite ‘Foods’ are Being Replaced with Dangerous Artificial ‘Alternatives’

Similar to many processed foods, blueberry-flavored foods seldom deliver blueberries at all. This is just one example of how fraudulent packed food can be.

Learning a Second Language Boosts Brain Power, Staves off Cognitive Decline

Do you speak more than one language? If so, you could be less likely to suffer from age-related cognitive decline, as reported by recent research.

Consider Yourself Eco-Friendly? 4 Involved Ways to Step Up Your ‘Green’ Kitchen

Are you looking to be more ‘green’ to better the environment? Here are 4 involved ways to bring your “green” kitchen to the next level.

Study Shows How Doing This Strengthens Memory After Learning

Sleeping is crucial to the learning and memory-building process. In essence, our brains practice what they have just learned while we are sleeping.

7 Reasons You Should Practice Yoga

Do you really need an excuse to practice the stress-relieving, flexibility-improving, general greatness that is yoga? Fine! Here are 7 reasons to do yoga.

Parents: Avoid These 5 Toxins for You and Your Child’s Health

Many self-care and home products are loaded with chemicals known as endocrine disruptors. Avoid these 5 toxins for you and your child’s health.