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Pop quiz: what are tannins? No, they’re not sessions in the local tanning bed — a “tannin” is a compound that can make its way into food and drinks. You have probably heard the word “tannins” when shopping for wine or when ordering a drink at a fancy restaurant, but tannins aren’t just in wine. […]

water in the pan

If you knew your drinking water contained toxic chemicals linked to cancer, thyroid disease, infertility, and a weakened immune system, would you still drink it? For nearly 19 million Americans across 43 states the choice has been made for them without their knowledge. What Are PFAS? New data from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) show […]

Tomatoes and Magnifier

For families around the country a great way to start living a healthier lifestyle is to avoid processed foods and eat more produce. Salads, fruits, vegetables, and natural foods contain minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants that help fight disease and keep our body working properly. However, due to the way farms grow and harvest produce many […]

Flooded streets of Miami

In terms of water quality Miami has been on the receiving end of a seemingly endless supply of negative press in the last few years. After an extensive report released by Bloomberg examined the flaws in Miami’s existing water supply residents are more concerned than ever about the risk of flooding in the area, and […]

do not drink water

Detroit Schools Fear Heavy Metal Contamination Lead contamination in drinking water has been dominating the headlines for years, and now another Michigan city other than Flint is experiencing widespread confirmation of heavy metals contaminating public drinking water. To the horror of parents across Detroit elevated levels of copper and lead have been detected in dozens […]