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04 2009 May
By Tomás Bosque
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Is bottled water healthier or safer than tap?

We all know bottled water is an environmental no-no because it generates plastic and because energy is required to ship it around, but is it any healthier?  Many people feel guilty about it, but want to make sure they’re not drinking a bunch of chemicals. Sarah Schmidt from Mother Nature Network wrote a great response...

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21 2009 April
By Tomás Bosque
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Kids Get Kidney Stones Too

From May 2009 issue of Parents Magazine Kidney stones may seem like an adult condition, but doctors say this painful problem is rapidly on the rise in children, typically striking around age 5. Experts don’t fully understand what’s behind the increase, but they think kids are eating too many high-sodium foods (think fast food and...

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14 2009 April
By Tomás Bosque
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Give Up the Bottle But Not the Water

Many municipalities have implemented restrictions on bottled water, urging Canadians to go back to the tap: Posted By News Canada Can’t bring a plastic water bottle into work anymore? You’re not alone. According to the Polaris Institute, to date there are 27 municipalities from six provinces that have implemented restrictions on bottled water in city...

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14 2009 April
By Tomás Bosque
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How To Give Up Bottled Water

Giving up bottled water isn’t always the easiest thing. For many, bottled water is a mainstay of the home and office; breaking this habit requires diligence. Ecosalon has put together a great list on how to give up bottled water – here are some of the tips: …one of the best things you can do...

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