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Toxic Chemicals in Popular Children’s Clothing Brands

It’s the kind of deal you don’t want to score while out shopping for your kids – a cute, new shirt that comes with a host of invisible “little monsters” clinging to it. Greenpeace coined this phrase t…

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3 Keys to Creating Healthy Vegan Meals

Many new vegans are curious about the health benefits of a plant-based diet and how to go about planning meals that will not only fulfill their nutritional needs, but may also improve their current le…

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More U.S. Shoppers Demand Natural Food Flavors & Colors

Artificial flavors and colors are becoming less acceptable to American consumers. Nearly one quarter of U.S. shoppers reported checking food labels in 2013 in order to avoid buying products contai…

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Probiotics vs. Prebiotics: What You Need to Know

Are you confused about probiotics and prebiotics?  This is a dilemma facing many people, and outrageous marketing claims aren't helping matters.  So, "what's the difference?" you may be wondering. …

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Is Your Bra Dangerous to Your Health?

“To Bra or Not to Bra?” That’s the question medical anthropologists Sydney Ross Singer and Soma Grismaijer, are asking. They’ve been studying the connection between bras and women’s health for twenty …

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Why You Should Only Buy Fair-Trade Chocolate On Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, many people will be reaching for chocolate. With its creamy, addictive taste, chocolate has long been associated with romance. And yet, this seductive sweet has…

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5 Worst Ways to Waste Money

You work hard for your money and you want to make sure you aren't wasting it. But over and over again, you are probably doing just that, in the form of unnecessary fees and purchases. Brand Names …

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Subway Pulls Shocking Chemical also Used in Yoga Mats & Shoes

Food bloggers and the public alike are celebrating the victory of Vani Hari, founder of FoodBabe.com. After discovering that Subway sandwiches featured an ingredient that was less than deserving of th…

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14 Reasons to Ditch Diet Soda

Before you take another sip of that aspartame-laden diet soda, here are 14 reasons to rethink that drink: 1.  Only one year after aspartame was approved by the FDA, its own task force learned that …

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7 Winter Vegetables that Boost Your Health

We rarely think of vegetables in the winter but it is important to eat your veggies this time of year to keep your immune system strong. Beets—Beets are one of the most overlooked superfoods.  They…

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Walmart is only concerned with profits, I'm skeptical.

And here I thought, that no one shopped at Walmart.... [silly me..] Don't buy organics anywhere; …