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Cancer-Fighting Vitamins, Toxic Fruit and Sunscreen – Weekly Highlights

Cancer-Fighting Vitamins, Toxic Fruit and Sunscreen – Weekly Highlights

How is it June already?! While we wrap our heads around that one, let’s take a look back on the best stories of the week.

First off, Michelle Schoffro Cook has started a Kindness Revolution this month. Every day she’ll be giving us updates on her journey. Follow along for great insights to help you add more kindness to your life.

Now that the weather is warming up and we’re spending more time outdoors, we’re thinking more about sunscreen. But before you slather some on, read this new report on the Risks of Sunscreen. And since you’re heading outdoors, find out why Breathing Dirt May Make You Smarter.

Next up, one of our favorite topics–food. When you’re shopping for produce, make sure you keep this list of the Top 12 Toxic Fruits and Vegetables in mind to avoid pesticides. While you’re at it, pick up some veggies with the Top 5 Vitamins That Protect Against Cancer. And, find out which healing herbs are easy to grow in your own backyard.

We’re not all about fruits and veggies, though. When you’re craving sweets, we’ve got 8 energy-sustaining options, including peanut butter cookies!

Plus, check out these great stories that really had you commenting this week:

11 Dieting Truths You May Not Want to Hear
Unfortunately, there is no magic pill.

Are You Boring? 7 Clues
Have you ever noticed someone’s eyes glaze over mid-conversation? Boredom is not always that blatant. Read on for some of the less-obvious clues.

10 Exercises for Better Posture
Considering all the time we spend at computers these days, who couldn’t use these?

6 Little-Known E. Coli Strains Now a Big Threat
Meat isn’t the only danger zone, either.

Are We Losing Our Empathy?
A study found that college students today are less empathetic than college students of the past. Do you agree? Plus, take the empathy test yourself.

3 Bears Killed After Food Was Left Outdoors
In Washington state recently, three homeowners decided to take matters into their own hands when bears came looking for food on their property.

5 Eco-Friendly Crimes to Try Today
Now, we don’t usually promote crime, but it just seems silly that some of these things are illegal.

Check back tomorrow for our latest Saturday Giveaway and have a great weekend!

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5:49PM PDT on Sep 23, 2011

thank you

9:20PM PDT on Aug 31, 2010


12:15PM PDT on Jun 7, 2010

Sandi, the news about cancer and toxic this and that IS GOOD NEWS, now you know what to avoid so that you can live a long healthy life.
~Live long, live strong, and be happy~

11:41AM PDT on Jun 6, 2010

I'm seriously considering unsubscribing from this newsletter because lately it seems like way too many of the articles are "this causes cancer, that causes toxic." I prefer happy news in my world.

10:33AM PDT on Jun 6, 2010

Very interesting, thanks.Yes June is here. Rains cooling the earth, pathways strewn with falling petals. the rejuvenating gentle breeze, open your eyes and senses, not a dull moment.

8:27AM PDT on Jun 6, 2010

I swear that each year time goes faster and faster.

8:05AM PDT on Jun 6, 2010

interesting :)

5:27AM PDT on Jun 6, 2010

Gotta love the wrap,, thanks.

6:29PM PDT on Jun 5, 2010

very nice........thanx.....

3:54PM PDT on Jun 5, 2010

thank you very interesting

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