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5 Foods to Fight Insomnia

If you're having trouble catching some Zzzs, the solution could be as close as your kitchen. By Leah Zerbe Sleep restores us. And not getting enough of it can put us at greater risk of heart…

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10 DIY Herbal Infusions for the Skin

Fresh and dried herbs used to make infusions with medical properties--applied externally or used with compresses--have been in use for thousands of years. Why would we choose to use chemicals on our s…

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Green Goddesses: 5 Amazing Women

By Loren Chidoni, Women's Health In honor of Earth Day, we're deifying these five women for their devotion to protecting our future. Here, they give us an eye-opening look at what it takes to liv…

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Kitty Litter for a Happy Planet

I love my cat. I hate her litter box. Not only does it require me to clean it, but the litter itself just can't be good for the environment. Clay litter is strip-mined, and more than 2 million tons of…

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How to Stay Looking Great at Any Age (3 videos)

Yes we can look great, whatever our age, and slow aging down a bit. These videos offer several tips for you to consider. The most provocative of them is face yoga, which is detailed on page 3. …

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6 Tips For Cutting Through Greenwashing

Plenty of products are trotting out their green credentials, but how can consumers and the people who build and decorate homes for us - architects, builders and interior designers, tell what's transpa…

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10 Quick Tips to Green Cleaning

By Jeffrey Hollender, President of Seventh Generation It's easy to find natural ways to clean your home. Here's my quick Top 10 list: 1. Use cleaning products made from safe natural and not-toxi…

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Sugar: The New Health Food?

First, the good news: some of the biggest players in the American food business have begun to phase out high-fructose corn syrup--a highly processed sweetener that is produced by a complex series of c…

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The Great Spring Clean: Win an Eco-Friendly Cleaning Kit!

The sun in shining, the birds are chirping (at least here at Care2), yet my sense of organization remains in hibernation mode. So, in honor of today, the official first day of spring, I will dedicate …

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Pomodoro Pasta with White Beans & Olives

Capture the flavor of vine-ripened tomatoes with this elegant-yet-quick, fresh tomato sauce. Although it's an uncooked sauce, the beans are heated briefly in the olive oil and garlic to infuse them wi…

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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