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How to Choose the Best Water Filter Systems for Your Home

The benefits of filtering your own water at home are immense. Making the decision to filter water is simple from a health and economic perspective but doesn’t answer the question of what the best water filter is for your specific situation. From the simple water filtration pitcher to the under sink filter and the whole-house....... read more

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What is a Home Water Purification System?

The water in our homes is an important resource that we often take for granted. We bathe in the water our home provides, clean our vegetables with it, cook with it and drink it. Something that provides so much to us should be the cleanest and healthiest it can be, right? Unfortunately, that is not....... read more

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Are Whole Home Water Filters the Best Water Filter Option for You?

The water found within our homes may have several issues that need to be addressed, such as the presence of nitrates or harmful contaminants. If your water produces a foul odor, has an unrecognizable taste or is discolored, the best solution is to treat the water at the tap. A whole home water filtration system....... read more

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Can You Lose Weight Drinking Water Every Day?

Can drinking more water every day really help with weight loss? The answer is not a simple yes or no, but rather drinking water can be an effective component of a weight loss program. Getting enough water can help your body run more efficiently, clean out toxins and keep you feeling full. It can also....... read more

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Tips for Keeping Fruits & Vegetables Safe to Eat

Each year Canadians are warned of another foodborne outbreak that poses a potential risk to public health. In some cases these outbreaks are related to the produce supply. Produce comes from all over the world and in some cases travels thousands of miles from our home. That means there is a lot of processing and....... read more

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How Serious Is Water Pollution in Canada?

Water pollution is a growing global concern, and Canadian water sources are no exception. Despite significant progress over the last 20 years, there is still much work to be done to solve the pollution issues in Canada. Pollution from Oil Sands Alberta’s oil sands have a large carbon footprint and are a major cause of....... read more

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Bottled Water vs. Tap Water – Rethink What You Drink

Bottled water is currently the world’s fastest growing beverage. Canadians purchased 2.4 billion litres of bottled water in 2013. Concern over the presence of harmful bacteria or chemicals, is a major concern for Canadians who opt for bottled water. Here are some common reasons Canadians are choosing bottled water over filtered water available in.... 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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Can My Skin Improve Simply By Drinking Water?

In 2013, a British woman claimed that drinking three liters of water per day for four weeks took 10 years off her appearance. According to 42-year-old Sarah Smith, her increased water consumption removed red splotches and dark under eye circles, as well as making her skin more dewy and plump. The story drew global attention....... read more

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How to Make the Holidays Magical without any Special Skills

I have a lot of talented friends.  Friends who can bake elaborate treats and friends who can knit or sew anything. In short, I have friends that are walking Pinterest moms: I am not one.  However, I do love making every day magical for my kids so I am always eager to find ways to....... read more

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