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articles by: Becky Striepe

15 Common Causes and Symptoms of Iron Deficiency

Are you iron deficient? These are some of the most common causes and symptoms of iron deficiency. According to a recent report from ABC News, iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency…

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15 Tips to Stop Procrastination in Its Tracks

We all put off things that we don't want to do, and I feel like procrastination spikes during the holidays when we're stressed about travel, gifts, cooking, and work. Here are 15 tips for how to stop …

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5 Soy-Free Milk Alternatives

A whopping 91 percent of the soy grown here in the U.S. is genetically modified, and the easiest way to ensure that a soy product isn't GM is to stick with organic. USDA certified organic foods, by de…

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10 Vegan Holiday Main Dishes

Planning a vegan holiday menu doesn't have to be difficult. Try one of these vegan holiday main dishes. If you're new to eating vegan during the holidays or are trying to accommodate a vegan guest,…

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5 Yoga Poses for Holiday Stress Under 5 Minutes Each

Do you get stressed out during this time of year? Me. TOO. Between travel messing with my toddler's already tenuous sleep schedule, making gifts, cooking holiday meals, and somehow getting work do…

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Holiday Waste: 6 Million Tons of Trash to Landfills

Did you know that household waste increases by 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day? Learn where we waste most and how to curb holiday waste this year. Between our regular household t…

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12 DIY Christmas Ornaments Made from Junk Mail

Is your mailbox stuffed with junk mail now that the holidays are here? Turn all of that paper into DIY cute Christmas ornaments! We've barely made it to Thanksgiving, and junk mail marketers are am…

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7 Gifts You Can Make in a Mason Jar

The holidays are just around the corner, and it's a good idea to get started if you're planning to have a handmade holiday this season. I'm not a big believer in "stuff," but I do love showing my frie…

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Study: 1 in 3 Americans Drinks too Much

A new study looked at over 138,000 adults and found that one third of participants fulfilled the definition of "excessive drinker." Find out where you fall on the drinking spectrum. Related: How much…

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Is Your Doctor Taking Money from Drug Companies?

In a recent TEDMed talk, medical professional Leana Wen got into the startling lack of transparency between doctors and patients. Right now, doctors don't have to tell you if they're taking money …

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about Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!

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