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This week on Monday A La Mode...
What Not to Eat...
You've probably seen the "Dirty Dozen" list of fruits and veggies you should avoid unless organicly grown. But I found a new list this week that's very interesting! Click here to read what eight different experts said was the one food they would never eat, compliments of EatLocalGrown.com.
Speaking of That...
If you haven't visited EatLocalGrown.com before, click here to go to their home page, where you can find out where to buy locally grown food in your area, share with others where you get your locally grown food, and more. It's a pretty fantastic project that works better and better the more people participate.
Just in case you haven't seen the "Dirty Dozen" list I mentioned above, it is an annually updated list from the Environmental Working Group of the 12 foods that retain the highest amounts of dangerous chemical pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers. Even if you can't always grow your own or buy organic, avoid these items unless organically grown!
- Cherry Tomatoes
- Hot Peppers
- Imported Nectarines
- Sweet Bell Peppers
Click here to visit the Environmental Working Group website where you can download the Dirty Dozen as well as the Clean Fifteen or learn how to get them on your phone or tablet. You can also sign up for their email tips, make a donation, or see the results of all of the foods they tested.
Earlier this month I promised more info about Breast Cancer Awareness. I found a great site to share with you! I hope you learn lots and have as much fun as I did with their site. They are doing a great job for a great cause...
- Loving the cute buttons and sayings from the non profit Feel Your Boobies Foundation! Click here to like their fb site Feel Your Boobies Foundation or click here to download one of their awesome badges. Share the badge on fb or twitter to be entered to win a free t-shirt.
See the bottom of this post for a great set of directions that will tell you how to feel your boobies properly, also from feelyourboobies.com!
- Be aware of the common symptoms of breast cancer and never hesitate to seek a professional opinion if you are concerned. Early treatment carries a far higher success rate! Possible symptons include:
- Unexplained redness of the breast.
- Pain or itching of the breast.
- Breast swelling or enlargement.
- Thickening of the breast's skin and ridged or dimpled skin.
- Swolen lymph nodes in the armpit or just above or below your collarbone.
That's it for this week's Monday A La Mode. Now, ladies, go feel yourself properly!