Although we’ve come a long way since the Flint Michigan Water Crisis of 2014, lead in water continues to be a problem in Canada and even a few cities in the US. As we mentioned in our blog about How Do You Know if Your Water Has Lead? lead in water can cause serious health problems for both children and adults. Did you know? The EPA estimates that drinking water can make up … [Read more...] about Lead in Drinking Water? Here Are Some Products to Try
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Recently, we have seen numerous news reports about toxic lead levels being found in many places in the U.S. and even in Canada. In many cases, residents did not know that their drinking water contained toxic levels of lead. Lead in water is harmful, especially for children. Lead exposure can lead to physical and behavioral effects in children and can cause adults to suffer … [Read more...] about How Do You Know If Your Water Has Lead?
Do you think that your water might have lead in it? Lead consumption in water can cause several health issues including learning disabilities, kidney damage, muscle disorders, gastrointestinal irritation, and lead poisoning. To ensure that your water’s home is safe for you and your family, we recommend testing it. The Watersafe Lead Home Drinking Water Test Kit is easy to … [Read more...] about Fall Favorites: Watersafe Lead Home Drinking Water Test Kit
Every day, you could be putting your health at risk without knowing it. Heavy Metals are trace metals with a density that is 5 times greater than water; meaning that it cannot be metabolized by the body. Recent studies show that we become more susceptible to the effects of heavy metals as we age. The most common heavy metals are mercury, lead, arsenic, cadmium and aluminum. … [Read more...] about The Risks of Heavy Metal Toxicity from water on your Health
Parents, here are some filters to protect your kids from air and water pollutants. You know what they say: “A filter a day keeps the doctor away.” Okay, so maybe that’s not how the original saying goes, but there is still some truth to it. If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, then parents should, no doubt, be concerned about what their children are eating. What … [Read more...] about Filters for Kids: A Two-Part Series