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How to Make Sense of Sustainable Coffee Labels

Based on the lines outside Starbucks and Caribou Coffee alone, it seems like everyone in the U.S. loves coffee. A 2013 study found that an average of 85 percent of the U.S. population has at least …

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‘Global Chorus’: Hope for Earth’s Future

What do Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama and Green Diva Lynn Hasselberger have in common? They’re all featured in Global Chorus, a beautiful book filled with wise words from 365 leaders (and “regular…

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How Black Tea May Help Cut Your Ovarian Cancer Risk

More than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the USA every year according to the National Cancer Institute. The most common of these is epithelial ovarian cancer, the fifth leading caus…

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3 Non-Cliché Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Have roses, boxed sweets and fancy dinners not been doing much for your latest attempts to woo your love? With glaring reminders of cupid’s day at every retailer in sight, it is easy to lose sight of …

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How to Sneak More Veggies into Every Meal

Part three of a three part series on making the veggie taste transition. Read part one here and part two here. Then listen to the Foodie-Phile podcast at the bottom of this post. Make the Veggie Ta…

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5 Better Things to Do Than Go to the Circus

Many people have fond memories of attending the circus with their families as children. With the performances, lights and ability to see animals up close, the circus can be an exciting thing for child…

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Twitches, Cramps, Fatigue? You May Need More of this Mineral

Magnesium deficiency isn’t often talked about as a leading cause of health problems. But this "invisible deficiency" deserves your attention if you have been suffering from exhaustion, lack of appetit…

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Always Be Prepared: 4 Ways Communities are Prepping for Severe Weather

Hurricanes, droughts, wildfires, flooding. In the face of increasingly severe and erratic storms and droughts, communities are focused on solutions. From mangroves that protect coasts to cutting-ed…

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Help For Adding More Veggies to Your Diet

Part two of a three part series. Read part one here. If you’re looking to make a transition from high-calorie, high-sugar, high-meat, and high-fat in your diet—to more leaner eats filled with yum…

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The Case for Slowing Down in 2015

2015 is here and you’re as busy as ever. Being busy is a great thing, but, it can be incredibly stressful, which taxes your body and your health over time. Instead of trying to force more stress onto …

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Great videos. Nice tribute to the importance of all moms.

Good list.