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Latex Mattress or Memory Foam ?

by Jason March 26th, 2008 - 4 Comments »

Latex Rubber TreeWhat’s better, latex mattress or memory foam mattress? I get this question every day. Here`s the low down.

Lets compare the 2: Latex Mattress vs Memory Foam Mattress

Memory foam mattresses are made with petroleum based chemicals. This is not eco-friendly but they offer unmatched pressure relief and blood circulation and you’ll find memory foam mattresses in hospitals across the country because of this.

Qualities and prices vary greatly so choose wisely.

Latex mattresses pretty much last forever and they’re eco-friendly, coming from a renewable resource. Latex is as green as it gets when it comes to mattresses. However, they cannot compete with memory foam in terms of pressure relief but do a pretty good job. Latex mattress tend to hover around the the same price range as better quality memory foam mattress.

If you’re going latex, choose a 100% natural latex mattress. There are plenty of synthetic latexes, blends and partially synthetic latex mattresses on the market so do your research.

Essentia’s Hybrid Latex / Memory Foam Mattress

That’s where our hybrid latex foam comes into play.

We’ve taken 100% all natural latex and through our process managed to achieve memory foam like properties with a better feel. We’re the only manufacturers of this natural memory foam in the world. read more about Essentia’s natural memory foam.

Pretty simple ay, now you’re in the know.

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Will Your Kids Like Healthy Foods?

by Jason March 21st, 2008 - No Comments »

I’ve always been a fan of Jamie Oliver. Thanks to him a make a killer broiled chicken. In the past couple of years he’s really tried to leverage his celebrity for good. In his latest push Jamie set his goals on changing the way we feed our kids at school. Check out the clip, it’s a good one.Modern day food is man made, pre-packaged and disease causing. As Dr. Oz says, anything that has more than 3 ingredients should be scrapped.

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Gas Use While Idling – Pollution

by Jason March 17th, 2008 - 1 Comment »

Los Angeles - The Most Polluted City in the United StatesFACT: Idling for longer than 10 seconds uses more gas than starting your engine.

This is according to the Canadian Office of Energy Efficiency’s Idle-Free Zone & American Society of Mechanical Engineers “Our research showed a V6 restart takes about the same fuel as 5 seconds of idling.”

What’s also interesting is that:
- 10 minutes idling = $0.25.
- 60 minutes/day idling in traffic = $1.50.

Hybrid vehicles turn their engines off when idling. Imagine the impact of this in traffic. I’m not referring to cost, but emissions. The amount of pollution we would prevent would be astronomical….. to the chagrin of Big Gas Co ;-)

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