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Healing with Food

By Lisa Nicholson, contributor to Healing Recipes on Allthingshealing.com We eat every day, usually as many as 3-5 times a day. From work to exercise, from reading a book to watering the garden, f…

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Pesticides and Honeybee Deaths

Honeybees are key pollinators that are absolutely crucial to our food system. And, tragically, they’re not having an easy time these days. One factor responsible for a massive amount of honeybee deat…

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Is There Plastic In My Food?

  Plastics are everywhere. They're in our homes, clothes, cars, toys, and, alarmingly, they're on our dinner plates. Researchers have confirmed that potentially harmful chemicals from plastics…

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Information You May Not Have Heard About BPA

In recent years, many research and news organizations have published reports about the toxicity of Bisphenol A (commonly called BPA). If you've kept up on this topic, you know BPA is in many food and …

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True Beauty: Cosmetics Companies Ban Chemicals, Disclose Ingredients

Natural cosmetics, free of the most harmful chemicals, are the fastest growing segment of the $50 billion cosmetics industry, according to a report released today by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. T…

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The McRib & Yoga Mats: More Alike Than You Think

By Jill Lawson for DietsInReview.com The McRib and a yoga mat seem as far removed from one another as the people who eat the sandwich and those who practice yoga, but they do share something in com…

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Antibacterial Soap In Schools?

Schools across the country will be opening their doors in the next few days. With shrinking budgets, and outsize demands for basic supplies, parents are being asked to pick up the bill…and retailers a…

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Are We Cleaning Ourselves to Death?

by Victoria Bender,  Contributor to Aromatherapy on Allthingshealing.com We buy products to clean, deodorize and freshen our homes that have ingredients also used as pesticides and fertilizers amon…

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Potential Ban on Chemicals, Including BPA

Recently reported by CNN.com, Rep. Jim Moran, D-Virginia, and Sen. John Kerry, D-Massachusetts are introducing a bill later this month that will give the National Institute of Environmental Health Sci…

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How Toxic Is Your Shower?

Studies have found disinfecting chemicals can be absorbed into your skin and lungs if you don't filter them out first. By Leah Zerbe, Rodale.com You don't want your bathing experience to be di…

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