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articles by: Maria Rodale

5 Things to Know About Taking Care of Yourself

I was lying on a table and she was hanging from two bars on the ceiling, skating over my back with her feet--a little like she was snowboarding or skating, only it was warm and there was a silky lotio…

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The Power of Protest

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the world. In fact, it's the only thing that ever has." --Margaret Mead Clean water, clean air, and healthy food grown…

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5 Shocking Facts about Your Cosmetics

I decided when I was 14 that I would work to clean up the beauty industry. After learning about the use of toxic chemicals in personal care products during a news segment, I spent a year researching t…

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How to Counteract Cellphone Radiation

Despite a long and contentious debate, published research is increasingly pointing to cellphone use as a risk to your health. The level and types of risk remain uncertain, but considering that four bi…

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How Fracking Affects Your Farmer’s Market

As we become more careful about what we put into our bodies, options and opportunities to be more health conscious abound: organic, non-GMO, gluten free...the list goes on. Will we soon be adding frac…

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How Safe is Raw Milk?

Lately there has been some controversy brewing over milk--specifically raw milk, and its sale and safety. By definition, raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized or homogenized. Proponents of th…

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Yogurt Cake

Everybody has a first time. Mine was the summer after fifth grade when I took a special painting class with my fifth-grade art teacher, Mr. Allen, at his house. (I remember I did a painting of a water…

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Grilled Marinated Eggplant with Mint

The other day, the mint finally popped up in my garden. I couldn’t wait to cook something with it. And then I saw the perfect organic eggplant in the store and I knew just what to do. Many, many years…

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The 3 Keys to a Healthy Brain

We all have those moments--a forgotten appointment, a name we can't recall, a word that's on the tip of our tongue. For the most part, these incidents don't worry us. However, as we age, they seem to …

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How to Tell the Truth in 7 Not-So-Easy Steps

People don't start out being liars, I think. It happens over time in all sorts of ways. Maybe telling the truth gets you into trouble. Maybe telling the truth could hurt someone. Maybe telling the tru…

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about Maria Rodale

Maria tells it how it is on her blog, Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen.

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It happened right here in Melbourne Australia where I live. The Vet hadn't done the operation on a f…