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  • Trending – Laundry Detergent Enzymes

    Published on September 26, 2022
    Ever wonder what makes laundry detergent so effective? In this post, we explore a common ingredient that helps boost detergent performance, enzymes.

  • Trending – Anti-nutrients

    Published on September 19, 2022
    We all know a balanced diet filled with many different fruits, vegetables, grains, and proteins helps us maintain good health. But, some sources believe the anti-nutrients found in many of these whole foods could potentially cause us harm.

  • What's the Risk? – Titanium Dioxide

    Published on September 12, 2022
    You've read the headlines in the media, now we take a look at the risk of using and consuming Titanium Dioxide.

  • How To Series – Interpret A Study

    Published on August 30, 2022
    In our last post, we covered the background needed to interpret a study. In this post, we dig deeper.

  • How to Series – Interpret a study: background

    Published on August 23, 2022
    We see and hear information in the news, on social media, and from friends and family. Frequently, people will mention research or a study to validate a fact or prove a point. In this two-part series, we explore how to interpret a study.

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