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articles by: Kara, selected from TreeHugger

5 Food Rules for Eating Well

Adopting and maintaining a healthy diet can be challenging, which is why it helps to have a set of basic food rules to use as a reference point. There is a lot of conflicting advice floating around a…

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The 20 Happiest Countries in the World

Itís possible that future cultural critics will look back on this era and call it the List Age. We manage to organize full articles into numbered bullet points; there are lists and more lists and ma…

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8 Grandma-Approved Beauty Habits to Adopt Now

Behold the spunk, simplicity, and sustainability of granny wisdom.. In the book "Food Rules," Michael Pollan writes, ďDonít eat anything your great-grandmother wouldnít recognize as food,Ē an…

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3 Ways to Clean With Vinegar, Spit and Booze

Many of us know by now the merits of baking soda and vinegar when it comes to cleaning with kitchen ingredients. For the more adventurous, there's toothpaste, citrus and an odd assortment of pantry it…

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6 Simple Tricks to Nix Food Waste at Home

From mushy fruit and weird produce parts to leftover coffee and stale bread, these handy ways to use overlooked comestibles can help alleviate your personal contribution to landfill mayhem. Those o…

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5 Nuts Not Grown in California

National almond, walnut and pistachio crops are very thirsty, and predominantly grown in drought-stricken California; if youíre looking for alternatives, consider these. The great nut hubbub of 201…

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How to Keep Ants Out of Your House Naturally

This simple nontoxic trick is a little miracle ... and no ants were harmed in the writing of this story. I am a total wuss when it comes to killing things Ė I donít eat animals, I canít squish bugs…

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How Iced Tea Can Lead to Kidney Failure

Although the health benefits of tea are roundly lauded, an Arkansas man recently found out that too much can be devastating. Few things seem as salubrious as tea. And in fact, many use it as a natura…

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Antarctica Has Never Been This Hot: The Record Was Broken Twice Last Week

When you think of setting high temperature records, Antarctica might not be the first place that comes to mind. But because climate change is warming the poles of our planet faster than the rest (NASA…

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DIY Beauty Treatments That Harness the Power of Flowers

Some of the oldest beauty treatments in the world incorporate flower petals and oils. Flowers not only enhance the fragrance of DIY recipes and can be used for aroma therapy, but they also have chemic…

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about Kara, selected from TreeHugger

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I was surprised to read only three positions! What about the fetal position and the starfish etc?

Good article and very true . Thanks for the free e-booklet as well !

Thank you, Green Diva.

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