Healthy Living

Healthy Living

Helping individuals, families and communities create health by providing research-based programs to help you make healthy choices across the lifespan.

Healthy Homes

Some of the most serious problems for children may start at home. Download a free copy of the Help Yourself to a Healthy Home publication so that you access additional information on such topics as: indoor air quality, asthma & allergies, mold & moisture, carbon monoxide, lead, drinking water, hazardous household products, pesticides and home safety.

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Green Cleaning

Today’s home is loaded with toxic and polluting substances. The cost of these commercial, chemcial based products can be high-long term health concerns for the family, and environmental pollution caused by their manufacture and disposal.  There are many inexpensive and easy to use alternatives which can safely be used in place of commercial household products. Environmentally safe products include: white vinegar, baking soda, soap, lemon, borax, washing soda, and cornstarch. 

You may also want to visit the following sites for additional green cleaning information:

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension (Green Cleaning Fact Sheet & Recipes)