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6 Easy Ways to Make Your Week Healthier

We’ve all been there. A week so busy and treacherous that you can’t even fathom cooking, let alone cooking healthy foods. But there are a few things...

Kristen Hedges
September 17 2012

Why You Should Avoid Synthetic Food Dyes

Take a walk through any typical American grocery store and you will see thousands of products packed with synthetic food dyes. These dyes certainly do...

September 17 2012

5 Tips For a Non-Toxic Lifestyle

Want to live a healthier and cleaner life? It's easier than you think...

Katherine Leonard, M.S.
September 17 2012

Healthy Fall Foods That Ground You

Your attention span is non-existent, your mind is wandering relentlessly, and you can’t quite feel the earth beneath your feet. The summer is nearly...

Tamara Jacobi
September 15 2012

All Hail Kale! (Infographic)

Did you know that kale has more iron than beef? Or more calcium than milk? These are just a few of the interesting facts in this infographic on kale...

Jason Wachob
September 14 2012

5 Things We Changed After Cancer

My young family has lived through five life-threatening illnesses in less than 7 years – most of which were cancer. And yes, it was as bad as it...

Leah Troiano
September 14 2012

Why You Should Stop Buying Salad Dressing

Are you still buying store bought salad dressing? If you are, stop! Here is why...

Susan Duprey
September 13 2012

5 Hidden Horrors in Your Beauty Routine

The best part of waking up is antifreeze on your face?! You may not know it, but many cosmetics contain horrifying ingredients. Many personal care...

Megan Vick
September 11 2012

Why Fast Food Is Addictive: Ronald McDonald and The 6 Tastes of Ayurveda

Over the past 50-60 years, our American culture has slowly become out of balance with nature. With the speed of technology and the crazy, intense pace...

Hayley Hobson
September 11 2012

High-Fructose Corn Syrup Is a Total Catastrophe

High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is a very low cost sweetener derived from milled corn, then processed again to form corn syrup, then again processed...

Autumn Brooks Clarke
September 10 2012

Fats to Enjoy (And to Avoid) This Fall

With the changing seasons come the new fashions down the runway. Right behind are the dieting trends. Back from the free flowing summer, there’s...

Ali Shapiro
September 10 2012

10 Tips for Packing Additive-Free Lunches

In recent years, many school districts have made headlines for offering more natural, “made-from-scratch” selections on their lunch menus. But what if...

Christy Pooschke
September 10 2012

5 Simple Steps to a More Youthful Glow

Desire a more radiant, youthful glow? Yes please! If you are anything like most gals (ans some gents) out there, you are on the hunt for glowing skin,...

Maria Nazario
September 10 2012

How to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Without Sugar

There is no doubt in my mind that one of the biggest health zappers around is sugar. More and more research points out that sugar is toxic for our...

Katrine van Wyk
September 6 2012

5 Reasons Why You Should Beware of Foods That Make Health Claims

How do you know when a food is good for you? Fat free, sugar free, gluten free, cholesterol free, low sodium, low calorie, high calcium, whole wheat ....

Doug Tedeschi
September 6 2012

10 Fun Facts You May Not Know About Broccoli

I love broccoli. My mother often prepared it as part of dinner and it's been my go-to veggie ever since I was a tiny girl. Growing up with broccoli as...

Leslie Lewis
September 6 2012

5 Natural Detox Tips for Better Sex

How’s your sex life? Having as much fun as you can in bed? If you are, then by all means move on, no need to keep on reading. But if you believe there...

Jovanka Ciares
September 6 2012

5 Foods for a Happy Tummy

Having digestive woes? Feeling a bit green? There are many reasons why our tummies might be unhappy – from disease, to bad food, to insufficient gut...

Kristen Hedges
September 5 2012

3 Common Carb Misconceptions

Ah that little four letter word: "CARB." So many of us cringe merely at the mention of it. Or we feel panicked when the waiter sets the breadbasket on...

Sarah Shelly
September 4 2012

Argan Oil: A Perfect Product for Great Skin & Hair

I’ve been hooked on argan oil for my hair for months. If you read my blogs, you’ll recall that back in May I went from platinum hair back to my...

Jennifer White
September 4 2012