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articles by: Megan, selected from Green Options

A Sneaky Culprit of Disease and Stroke

The British Medical Journal recently published an analysis on the effects of too much salt in our diets. According to their research, which looked at 13 studies from 1966 to 2008: High salt intake…

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Boost Your Libido With Vitamin B

By Rachel Venokur-Clark, Green Options B vitamins help to regulate the sex organs. The amount of Vitamin B in the body is correlated with the amount of sex hormones released. Vitamin B deficien…

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DIY Facial Scrubs for Any Skin Type

Want to treat yourself to a little handmade spa action? Check out these facial scrub recipes for dry, normal, and oily skin! The best way to apply your scrub is to gently massage it on with a damp …

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Sexy Vegetarian Food

By Rachel Venokur-Clark, Green Options Through the ages, food and sex have been linked together, all the way back to Garden of Eden. Today, it seems so simple to fix sexual health issues with a lit…

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The Uncertain Future of Good Coffee

By Steve Savage, Green Options The industry that has been providing us with high quality coffee may seem to be doing well today, but it actually faces a combination of issues that may well rend…

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GMOs and Organ Damage

A recent E.U. study found that rats whose diets included different strains of Monsanto's genetically modified (GM) corn experienced kidney, liver, and other organ damage. The study looked at three str…

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The Great Agave Nectar Debate

By Becky Striepe, Green Options When I went vegan years ago, agave nectar was one of the first things on my shopping list. It's commonly used as a vegan substitute for honey - you can substitut…

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Bigger Threat to Global Warming – Cars or Cows?

"Now should be environmental vegetarianism's big moment," writes Ben Adler in the article "Are Cows Worse Than Cars," found in The American Prospect. "Global Warming is the single biggest threat to th…

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Vegan Chunky Peanut and Chocolate Chip Blondies

By Rachel Venokur-Clark, Green Options We all need a little sweetness in our lives sometimes. Every once in a while, you should be able to fully enjoy a sweet, gooey, chocolatey and delicious desse…

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Laboratory Grown Meat: Coming Soon to Your Dinner Plate

Scientists in the Netherlands recently announced that they have grown meat in a laboratory for the first time. Though no one has yet to taste this laboratory meat, there is speculation that it could b…

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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