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13 Reasons to Love Chocolate

Forget death by chocolate. More and more research is showing that high quality, dark chocolate (or cocoa or cacao) may actually improve your health. Here are 13 reasons to love chocolate: 1.  Choco…

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Nutrient Slashes Risk of Cancer, Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Osteoporosis

According to research in the journal Nutrition Reviews, low magnesium intake increases the risk of many serious health conditions, including: “type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, elevated C-reacti…

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How Nasty Toxins Invade Child Care Centers

Where do your kids spend the majority of their time? Probably in schools and child care centers. While many schools have made considerable progress in the areas of environmental health, there is still…

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How Bad Air Quality Damages Runners’ Health

While thumbing through my recent Runner’s World magazine, I found a short article about running and air pollution. As an air quality activist and a long-time runner, this article fit a cross-section o…

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How Climate Change Worsens Your Allergies

When my four-year-old sees spring flowers blooming, he doesn’t comment on the colors or the fragrance. Instead, he says: “Does this flower make pollen, Mommy?” That’s because his beloved babysitter is…

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10 Safe and Natural Ways to Beat Allergies

Spring is officially here. In addition to the birds, flowers, and sweet-smelling air, spring is also the season for allergies. If you suffer from the wide array of seasonal allergy symptoms such as fa…

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15 Easy Ways to Detoxify Your Body Today

Every now and then I read or hear someone say that the body doesn’t need to detoxify.  This is an appalling statement since the body cannot live without effective and efficient detoxification, which n…

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10 Things to Avoid This Holiday Season

As a parent, the holidays are a strange mix of pleasure and anxiety. There’s the wonderful opportunity to thank my children’s teachers for the amazing work they do. Then again, we have to make and del…

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How Toxic Are Our Schools?

More than ever, we are a country concerned about the safety of our schools. Moms Clean Air Force has been focused on the environmental threats to our children from air pollution. As MCAF blogger, Moll…

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Are Your Holiday Candles Toxic?

Last weekend I spent a few hours holiday shopping, visiting both boutiques and big box stores. Every shop that I visited smelled more delicious than the next. Scents of lavender, vanilla, cinnamon and…

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