Monthly Archives: May 2016

Three Myths About Chocolate Debunked

Bulk chocolate

Look: everybody loves chocolate, especially women. And that’s not a stereotype! Let’s be honest, ladies — we really love chocolate. Of course, even if girls have a bit of an edge, everyone does love chocolate, with 91% of women and 87% of men eating the sweet. While America consumes a great amount — 20% — of the world’s chocolate, people all over the world are susceptible to a love of chocolate, with Europe account for 50% of its total sales in retail. In fact, we love chocolate so much that some of us feel “chocolate guilt”. It’s true that some major brands of chocolate aren’t good for you; but that’s because this kind of chocolate is being packed with unnatural ingredients. Chocolate at its most natural — particularly organic dark chocolate — has many benefits. There are so many myths surrounding (more…)

05 May 2016

How Water is Treated Even in America

Electric drum pump

The drinking water supply here in the United States is one of the safest kinds of water in the entire world. Having said that, even in the States, some of the sources that provide drinking water can be contaminated which causes sickness and even disease. Drinking water sources are very prone to contamination and have to have the right treatment in order to remove waterborne germs and agents that can cause disease. There are various different methods of treatment that are used to in order to make drinking water safe. The most common types are:

  1. Coagulation and Flocculation – This the the first step in water treatment. Usually chemical drum pumps will be used to add chemicals to the water that contain a positive charge. This neutralizes any negative charges that are in dirt and other (more…)

02 May 2016