Monthly Archives: September 2008

Bisphenol A: A health risk for Canadians?

The adverse effects of this chemical are in the news again, causing many people to wonder if it shouldn’t be banned outright.

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical commonly used to line food and beverage containers and to harden plastics. It is the chemical Health Canada cited when recommending that we stop using certain hard-plastic water bottles and baby bottles this past spring.

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The Slow Food movement

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The Slow Food movement is part of the global Slow Revolution, a philosophy of life lived at not-breakneck speed, searching for a way to re-incorporate relationships and quality back into our hectic modern world. Its main tenet is to do everything at the right speed.

We need a Slow Movement now more than ever. Our fast-forward culture has turned every moment into a race against the clock and the constant rush is taking a toll on everything from our diet, health and work to our relationships, communities and the environment. (source)

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