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Make Your Own Organic Fruit Wash

How clean are the fruits and vegetables you eat? Unless you pick your food straight from the farm, your food is likely more dirty than you think. In addition to pesticide treatment made while food is still "on the vine", fruits and vegetables you buy at a grocery are often coated in wax to preserve their "shelf life"; and you can never know how much dirt your food has rolled in. Even organic foods are handled multiple times on the way to the grocery store. They may be pesticide-free, but they're not dirt-free or free from human handling.  This is…
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How To Clean Your Microwave Without Harsh Chemicals

Microwaves are often well-worn. Spills and splatters dot their ceilings; splattered food stuffs line their walls. To clean your microwave, you can use the harsh chemicals on sale at supermarkets and hardware stores, or you can apply an all-natural approach which yields the same results, with only slightly more preparation time. The extra time may be worth it, too, considering that the chemicals of an over-the-counter cleaner may seep into your foods over time. To keep your microwave fresh and clean, using organic materials only, here's what to do : Unplug your microwave from the wall for safety. Gather a microwave…
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