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Infographic: Water Pollution Facts to Share with Your Kids

The effects of water pollution cannot be overstated. We may not see its immediate impact but it certainly affects others and may one day affect us personally. Using this infographic to speak to your children about the effects of water pollution will help ensure they’re doing their part to take care of not only the....... read more

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How a Whole House Water Filter Affects Your Cleaning

If you are a fan of the Filter Butler blog you probably have read about how unfiltered water wreaks havoc on your hair and skin. This damage to your hair and skin is one of the many reasons filtered water is so important to moms who want to ensure their families are healthy as possible........ read more

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pH Levels in Filtered Water Compared to Unfiltered Water

It is generally agreed by doctors and scientists that having a good pH balance is a significant factor in your overall health. Your pH, or potential hydrogen level, is influenced by what you are eating or drinking. pH is the measurement of the concentration of hydrogen ions and is based on a scale that goes....... read more

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How a Whole House Water Filter Affects Your Cooking

Any home cook knows that cooking uses a lot of water, whether you are boiling water for pasta, washing produce for a salad, or making homemade soup. Since water is such an integral part of cooking, it’s best to use high quality, safe water. Let’s take a look at how filtered water can impact your....... read more

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3 Surprisingly Unhealthy Beverages Your Kids Should Avoid

What are the best drinks for your kids? It can be confusing for parents to know which drinks are truly healthy thanks to clever marketing. Even so-called healthy beverages often contain a lot of calories, sugar and artificial flavorings. Not to mention, some of the beverages you grew up on may now be considered unhealthy....... read more

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How Did Bottled Water Get So Popular?

Earlier this year San Francisco joined Concord, Massachusetts, as the second city in the United States to ban the sale of bottled water within the city limits. Environmental concerns, along with news reports of chemicals leaching out of the bottles, are becoming common discussions now. It is still shocking to think that packaging and marketing....... read more

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Healthy Diet & Lifestyle Tips For Kids

Do you remember the first time you rode a bike? The most important lesson was learning how to keep your balance, right? Once you can balance correctly, the pedals turn smoothly and drive the wheels and bike along. The same thing can be said about choosing our food. Once we’ve learned to carefully balance the....... read more

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The Truth About BPA Containers And Their Affects On Our Health

As new parents we constantly fret about our children’s safety. Since 2008 part of the fretting has been over the chemical BPA, which was commonly used in baby bottles, sippy cups and pacifiers. BPA is a chemical used to make certain types of plastics commonly used in food storage products. But BPA is also an....... read more

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Facts about Water Consumption: Are Eight Glasses a Day Really Enough?

We often hear the generalized water intake rule of needing eight 8oz cups of water a day. It’s a quick approximation that is easy to remember. But there are many factors that play into your water intake needs on a day to day basis. So how much water do you really need is a complicated....... read more

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10 Delicious Recipes That Will Increase Water Intake

Who says the only time you need to stay hydrated is in the summer? We want you to stay hydrated all year long and there are some effective ways of doing this outside of what you might normally think. As it turns out, nearly 20 percent of our water intake comes from food. Rather than....... read more

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