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articles by: Aimee Dansereau

10 Amazing Benefits of Amla

Last week, I ran out of Amla. I went to my regular health food store to get more, and they were out of it. In fact, they were reducing the size of their inventory, and Amla was one of the things they …

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Dealing With “Haters”

I read an article written by David Wong on Cracked.com called "6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person." One of the main points the author made was to do something, anything that could be of…

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6 Natural Remedies for Cold & Flu Season

You hear a deep, husky voice nearby, and start to wonder if Gotham City's very own Batman is in the room with you, but alas, no. It's your roommate, or family member, or spouse, or someone standing ne…

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CEO of Nature’s Path Talks About GMOs

Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Arran Stephens, CEO of Nature's Path. For those who don't know, Nature's Path is the largest organic breakfast foods company in North America, and one of …

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5 Ways to Alleviate Depression

It's become that time of year when the days start to get shorter, and darkness sets in earlier. The beaches, once inhabited by people out swimming, surfing, and getting a tan; are now less populated. …

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Which Companies Support GMO Labeling?

Even though Prop. 37 (the California Right to know Genetically Engineered Food Act) did not pass in the 2012 election, the mission for GMO awareness is far from over. In fact, it's just beginning. …

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4 Keys To Increasing Happiness

Last week, I went out to lunch with a friend of mine, and she told me about this documentary she had seen called Happy. It seemed to have made an impact on her. Over our meal, she talked about how it …

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6 Advantages to Buying Your Food at the Farmers’ Market

With all the dirt being dug up about some of my favorite health food companies supporting No on Prop. 37, I was starting to feel betrayed. "No, Santa Cruz Organic! Not you too," I thought, when I firs…

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Prop. 37: People Have a Right to Know What They’re Eating

As it gets closer and closer to November 6, there has been an increased amount of publicity about Prop. 37, the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act. If Prop. 37 passes, California…

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The Internet, the Writer, and the Video Artist

Often times, people focus on the negative aspects of using the internet. Although it's true that obsessive use of the internet can be unhealthy, internet use in moderation can have some remarkable ben…

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about Aimee Dansereau

Aimee Dansereau is a freelance writer living in San Diego, California. She once lived in Boulder, Colorado for several years, where she received an M.F.A. in Writing and Poetics at Naropa University. Her interests include writing, natural health and medicine, organic foods and the labeling of GMOs, spirituality, yoga, meditation, environmental issues, and human rights.

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