Have Nonstick Cookware? What To Do Until You Can Replace It

Branch Basics | What to do with your nonstick cookware until you can replace it.

Harmful to Humans, Deadly to Birds Avoid Nonstick Cookware Within a few minutes of being heated on a stove, a nonstick, Teflon pan begins offgassing harmful chemicals. An example of the hazards of Teflon and other nonstick chemicals is the sudden death of pet birds exposed to heating cookware made with perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), […]

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Ways to Naturally Increase Stomach Acid (HCL) Production

Having enough HCL (hydrochloric acid or stomach acid) is critical for good digestion and immune health. Without adequate HCL food is incompletely digested and failure of assimilation occurs so that we become vitamin and especially mineral deficient. When a person starts to eat the stomach is stimulated to start producing HCL. The HCL activates the chief cells in the middle portion of the stomach to start …

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Switching to Glass: The Best Way to Store Food & Drinks to Avoid Phthalate and BPA Exposure

Switching To Glass to Avoid BPA Exposure | Branch Basics

Glass technology is about 5,000 years old.(2) Despite its long history, the technology of glass manufacturing has changed very little in the past 50 centuries. Glass is the material of choice for virtually all food and drink uses. This is because glass is inert, which means it does not chemically interact with other materials. Glass […]

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Juice Society | Currently Loving: Coldpressed, Organic Juice & A Recipe for Chia Pudding

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  Currently Loving: Juice Society We’re so excited to introduce Danielle Sobel of Juice Society, a hand-crafted, cold-pressed, organic juice company here in Austin, Texas. The Branch Basics love for Juice Society began with Kelly and Allison displayed next to Danielle at a local health fair in the Fall. We shared a similar story of using […]

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