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Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are emissions from ordinary household goods. Sources include paint, cleaning products, gasoline, and flooring. Side effects depend on the amount of exposure and VOC concentration in the room. Long-term exposure can lead to liver and kidney damage and problems with the central nervous system. Experts are concerned with VOCs in the air because they form ground-level ozone during reactions with nitrogen oxide. Some products are more friendly to humans and the environment because they reduce the impact of VOCs. Dig deeper → 5 min
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How does water affect your immune system? Since the pandemic in 2020, many people seem to be more mindful of health and wellness, especially regarding the immune system. So we thought it would be beneficial to take a closer look at how The good news is there are plenty of things people can do to optimize their immune system. Eat healthily, exerce regularly, sleep 7-9 hours, take supplements such as Vitamin C, Zinc, and Vitamin D, and ensure you’re getting plenty of clean drinking water down the hatch daily. But could your drinking water be sabotaging all of your efforts?  Dig deeper -> 3 min
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The scoop: Microplastics can be found in every crevice of the Earth. As they become more prevalent, they are more likely to impact human health.

Top ways to avoid microplastics:

  • Filtered tap water > bottled water.
  • Shellfish = microplastic.
  • Eat more fresh food, less takeout.

Zoom out: As the global production of plastic goes up, there will be more plastic to deal with. Research on the impact of microplastics on human health is still developing. Better to be safe than sorry.

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