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Pesticide

Eight Natural Pesticides That Won’t Harm your Health or Garden

Posted October 11, 2013

As natural pesticides, these simple foods will get rid of those pesky pests better than the risky chemical alternatives, without harming either your health or garden. They are found in your pantry, easily obtainable from the grocery store and perfectly easy to work with. You need some water and possibly some liquid soap and mixing with these natural ingredients gives you some rather interesting pesticides, both for indoor and outdoor use.

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Natural Pest Control Protein Effective Against Hookworm: A Billion Could Benefit

Posted July 29, 2013

A benign crystal protein, produced naturally by bacteria and used as an organic pesticide, could be a safe, inexpensive treatment for parasitic worms in humans and provide effective relief to over a billion people around the world. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, report on this potentially promising solution in a study published ahead of print in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

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Organic Foods: Less Pesticide Exposure, Same Nutrition

Posted September 7, 2012

Although eating organic foods may reduce exposure to pesticides and antibiotic-resistant bacteria, there is no conclusive evidence that they are more nutritious than conventional foods, according to a new systematic review.

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How Does Acupuncture Work? Basic Acupuncture Principles

Posted April 30, 2012

Acupuncture is the traditional Chinese methodology of the insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the body to relieve various ailments. There is a significant amount of skepticism about practice of acupuncture, which stems principally from a lack of knowledge and understanding about how does acupuncture work.

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