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8 Fast Food Chains That Serve Local, Organic, Vegan Food

Fast food is going green! †More and more in-and-out restaurant chains are replacing industrial-grade lettuce and factory-farmed meat with fresh fruits, vegetables, chicken and beef that are raised loc…

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How Much Does It Really Cost to Eat Healthy?

How much more does it really cost to eat healthy? $10 extra a day? $5 extra? Guess what -- it costs the same as a medium cup of coffee. Reuters released a study which concluded that eating healthy …

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Your Healthy Valentine: Coconut Milk Flan

Indulgences do not have to be unhealthy to be delectable. If youíre looking for an easy, body-friendly (free of gluten, dairy, and refined sugar) dessert for your holiday celebrations, look no further…

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3 Hidden Dangers Lurking in Your Tea

Tea is a miraculous thing. Bursting with antioxidants and health benefits galore,†civilizations have been imbibing it for centuries. Drink it iced in the throes of summer or steaming hot to stave off …

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Craft Beer: Peace, Love & Hoppiness

I am proud to call myself a craft beer convert --a hophead if you will. After growing up in a fairly dry household, with the exception of my dad's occasional Bud-Light on hockey nights, I never expect…

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Twinkies & Our Relationship with Food

The recent bankruptcy of Hostess and the passionate responses it evoked raise some interesting questions about our culture's relationship with food. After the announcement, grocery stores reported a s…

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The People’s Kitchen

Over the last few months, I have been attending a series of pop-up restaurants known as The People's Kitchen. Not only do they serve up amazing, organic food, but a healthy heaping of community, as we…

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Is Buying Local the Best Way to Go on a Carbon Diet?

By TreeHugger This guest post is an excerpt from Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living, written by the Union of Concerned Scientists and published by Island Press. Find out more at …

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Seasonal & Local: Good for the Planet & Your Body

One of the biggest questions I get from clients is, "What should I eat?" And I totally get why! They have not only been overfed on processed food, but also on diet dogma, leaving most folks more co…

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7 Good Reasons to Quit Drinking Bottled Water

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime -†Podcast here! We had an extra Green Diva Meg in the house today! Our special guest Green Diva Meghan Van Dyk, the edi…

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