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7 Brilliant Uses for Leftover Produce Scraps

It's always such a shame to make a big veggie stir fry or smoothie, only to end up tossing a pound of nutritious skins and ends into the trash. Luckily, many of these "trash cuts," especially citrus, …

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Are You TOO Clean?

You shower every day -- shampoo, suds up, rinse, wait 24 hours, and repeat. You may also wash your hands with antibacterial soaps regularly, all in the name of being hygienic, right? As it turns out, …

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Oil Pipelines Also Importing Murder, Smuggling?

From pipeline spills to enabling more destructive oil extraction, there are plenty of reasons to be wary of proposed oil pipeline construction. Now here are a few more to add to the list: Murder, s…

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15 Brilliant Uses for Vegetable Oil

From cleaning jewelry to perfectly-measured ingredients, read on for some of the most interesting ways to use this pantry staple. Have a favorite use of your own? Let us know in the comments! Earli…

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3 Ways to Discard Used Cooking Oil

You probably know that cooking oil doesn't belong in the drain. Even the little amounts of oil that ends up in the sink after washing an oily dish can lead to problems. Eventually, built-up oil can cl…

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Beware! The 6 Most Mislabeled Foods

It is unthinkable that we allow companies to get away with blatant dishonesty on food labels. All ingredients should be listed, no matter what.  Be wary when you buy these 6 foods, and seek out their …

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4 Homemade Spring Salad Dressings

I know springtime is here when salad bowls begin to fill up and become increasingly colorful as fresh lettuces, herbs and edible flowers such as violets come into season. And for every springy salad, …

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Health Benefits of Oil & Water

Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Are you dealing with aches and pains?  Or maybe you are dealing with anxiety or digestive problems. Whatever your ailments may be, Wendy Cuba-Danca is providing some na…

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10 Environmental Victories of 2012

For me, the holidays are a time to reflect on what we’ve achieved over the past year and look ahead to the challenges and possibilities the New Year holds in store. 2012 was a quite a year. Besides th…

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How to Make & Use Basil-Mint Oil

In India, we love to make basil and mint chutney, which involves blending the leaves together with water, salt, green chillies, and lemon juice. The antioxidants, minerals and vitamins that these wond…

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thanks......we'll keep eating as much organic as possible....

Just came back from the Dr.'s office today with our follow up with the nurse. Usually I list out all…

Thanks Lisa for re-sharing your excellent and informative article.