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articles by: Veronica Peterson

5 Cancer-Fighting Spices

By Veronica Peterson, Editor, Healthy & Green Living They're pretty, delicious and drumroll please...they're good for you! Yes, I'm talking about the secret our forefathers knew way back in…

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Colors to Eat for Optimum Health

By Veronica Peterson, Editor, Care2 Healthy and Green Living Want flawless skin, healthy bones, a youthful attitude and a mind like a steel trap? Say "bon voyage" to store bought vitamins--the …

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DIY: Gift Bags Made from Recycled Envelopes

By Jessica Jones, How About Orange Find an envelope of any size. (I embellished these by printing a label on the front of them first. You can use my design if you want; these PDFs are set up accord…

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Community Brainstorm: Can Your Idea Change the World?

"Be the change you want to see in the world." We all know the Gandhi quote and never has it rung more true than the today, as we see the butterfly effect of a single action having repercussions far…

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Win Organic Kids’ Clothes!

Swedish eco-clothing mecca, Polarn O. Pyret has long been a drool-worthy source of earth-friendly, incredibly sturdy and oh-so-adorable children's clothes.  American parents will be happy to note that…

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World Earth Hour: Vote with Your Lightswitch!

This year, Earth Hour has been transformed into the world's first global election. For the first time in history, people of all nationalities, ages, races and financial status have the opportunity to …

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7 Dangerous Health Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

The sudden death of actress Natasha Richardson not only came as a tragic shock but as a warning to all that seemingly mild symptoms can sometimes be fatal. True, no one wants to rush off to the ER at …

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The Great Spring Clean: Win an Eco-Friendly Cleaning Kit!

The sun in shining, the birds are chirping (at least here at Care2), yet my sense of organization remains in hibernation mode. So, in honor of today, the official first day of spring, I will dedicate …

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5 Sleep Myths and How to Beat Them

We've all been there--those dreaded tossing and turning, sleepless nights that have us looking at the clock every five minutes thinking, "If I fall asleep now, I'll get at least 4 hours." Well, fret …

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Natural Remedies for Under-Eye Bags and Circles

"You look tired..." Ah. Those dreaded three words. Thanks to the lovely dark circles and bags that appear for a laundry list of reasons; heredity, water retention, allergies, toxins, hormones, etc., a…

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about Veronica Peterson

Veronica Peterson has a background in green design and creative writing. She loves discovering and sharing sustainable ways to enrich life. Veronica is a happy urbanite, who lives above a produce market in San Francisco with her dog Winnie.

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