Category Archives: Health

Updates to “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides”

The Environmental Working Group recently released an updated version of its popular “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce” with information on 45 fruits and vegetables. Also included for the first time is a Plus category featuring green beans and leafy … Continue reading

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Food safety tips when dealing with fresh produce

Fresh fruits and vegetables are a staple of summer cooking. Whether home grown, store bought or purchased from a local farmer’s market, fresh produce is healthy and nutritious, but it can also harbor dangerous bacteria if not stored, handled, and … Continue reading

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Proper food safety and Thanksgiving

We’ve shared a lot of great information on food safety over the last few months, but it bears repeating as cooks everywhere prepare their Thanksgiving meals. From pre meal prep to post dinner cleanup, following proper food safety techniques will … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Soybean Use in Skin Care

The soybean’s history can be traced back to China, where it was considered a sacred grain—essential as a food item and a medicine. The rest of the world soon discovered the virtues of this versatile plant, including its valuable protein … Continue reading

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Free shipping on orders of $20 or more

Start your holiday shopping early and enjoy free shipping through the month of November when you spend $20 or more at http://www.soymagic.com. Try a Green Home Starter Kit featuring all of our household products, or simplify your skin care routine … Continue reading

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Know the difference between cold and flu viruses

Cold and flu season is just around the corner. Both cold and flu viruses are respiratory in nature and share some common symptoms (sore throat, runny nose, and coughing), which is why people often get the two confused. Flu is … Continue reading

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Children and pesticide exposure

Pesticide use and related health impacts for children are of major concern for parents for a number of reasons: Infants and children eat and drink more in relation to their body weight than adults, which can lead to an increase … Continue reading

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