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Naturally Effective Produce Washes

Naturally Effective Produce Washes

Many consumers are concerned about pesticides or sprays used in the production of fruit and vegetables. As a consequence, produce washes are available for purchase. Are they as effective as plain water, or do they leave a residue behind too, and money wasted? According to experts, specially developed fruit washes are not needed, and do not provide any benefits over rubbing foods under running water. Preparing produce with clean hands, utensils and at sanitary workstations helps to ensure contamination doesn’t sneak in also. Though thoroughly washing with running water provides effective cleansing, a Cook’s Illustrated study concurred that after examining different methods… read more

You Don’t Have To Buy These 4 Products

You Don’t Have To Buy These 4 Products

There are chemical concoctions for nearly every need. Often there are alternatives to the store bought versions that can be made at home with only a few supplies. Here are 4 simple to make items that you can replicate more naturally at home. Disinfectant Wipes Handy, convenient and perfect for quick clean-ups, these are hard to resist purchasing. However, if eliminating paper waste and chemical exposure is on the agenda, then try Live Renewed’s homemade cleaning wipes. Made with recycled paper towels or reusable cloths, these work just as good as a pricey container. There are 2 recipes to choose from that… read more