Clear Choice Natural Healthcare Blog

7 Best Mosquito Repelling Plants

Mosquitoes are abundant this time of year - you may have gotten one or a few bites already! They can be a nuisance while doing garden work, grilling, or having a party. Take advantage of these 7 plants to deter mosquitoes from your yard naturally!   1) Catnip - This easy to grow plant is abundant in Michigan. You may have some of it growing in your yard already! In 2010, the American Chemical Society found that the n epetalactone oil in … [Read More...]

Is Monsanto’s Poison in Your Breakfast Food?

Last year, the International Agency for Research on Cancer determined Glyphosate - the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, as a "probable carcinogen". Use of the herbicide has been steadily increasing since it's introduction into the consumer market in 1974. It is now the most widely used agricultural chemical in history. This year, for the first time ever, the FDA will begin testing for glyphosate residue in some … [Read More...]

How To Pack A Clean Lunch

Lunch can be one of the tougher meals to stick with your clean eating diet. If you're out and about, it's easy to grab fast food or cafeteria food. We recommend bringing lunch from home if possible. Home-packed lunches allow you to be confident of all ingredients that went into your meal. 1. Always Include Protein: Protein will help you stay full for a longer period of time and round out the nutrition of your meal. 2. Don't … [Read More...]

5 Food Rules for Earth Day

There are many ways to help protect the planet, but dietary changes are one of the most effective means of reducing our carbon footprint. Did you know that animal agriculture is responsible for 18% of greenhouse gas emissions? That's more than the combined exhaust from all transportation! Here are 5 ways to help our planet through dietary changes this Earth day. 1. Look for Green Meat - If possible, source your meat from a local farmer and opt … [Read More...]

7 Simple Ways to Stick to a Healthy Diet

  Good eating habits are crucial to nourishing and restoring your body, but sticking to a clean eating plan isn't always easy! Foods loaded with fat, sugar, salt, and additives are appealing and addictive. Here are a few tips to stick to a healthy diet.   1. Start with Realistic Expectations Don't plan on cutting out sugar or wheat from your diet all at once. Instead, set achievable goals to slowly taper off. This will give … [Read More...]