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Why ‘Natural’ Doesn’t Mean Healthy (Video)

The word "natural" is a very powerful, persuasive and earthy-sounding adjective. We may see this word on everything from Sunchips bags to fruit juice. If you look a little closer, you'll realize tha…

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The Benefits of Conscious Consumption

As women, we are often faced with making many of the decisions that contribute to the smooth functioning of our households, whether we work outside the home or not. The reasons behind this and the imp…

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Trim The Waste: Zero-Waste Clothing Design

Here’s a quick Q&A: 1. Do you eat organic food? 2. Do you bring your cloth bags with you when you go shopping? 3. Do you recycle? 4. Do you compost? 5. Do you buy clothes that are made from l…

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Return of the Gift: Holiday Consumer Frenzy Got You Down?

Last year we had a bit of a reprieve, due to the global economic meltdown. But countless bailouts later, we are wallet-deep into Christmas toy hysteria fueled by media and a base reptilian desire to h…

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Toy Story: Safety Concerns in the News

As any concerned parent now knows, the general innocence and benevolence of children's toys has come under some serious fire. I am not referring to toys depicting inappropriate human sexuality or indu…

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