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Apple Extract Shows Promise Against Cancer

The adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” might not be far from the truth particularly if you’re battling cancer, according to new research in the International Journal of Biological Macromol…

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7 Habits that Are Good for You & the Planet

Our thoughts, actions, practices, and habits affect our health, but they also have an impact on the health of others and the health of our planet. Realizing this undeniable fact gives us the opportuni…

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4 Steps to Starting a Vegetable Garden

Avis Licht is a landscape gardener, educator, and author of the wonderful book, The Spring Garden Made Easy. Her passion is to create beautiful gardens that incorporate edibles that can be harvested y…

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Want Organic, Hypoallergenic, Fair Trade Goods? They’re Easier to Find Than You’d Think

Online purveyor of natural, eco-friendly goods Abe's  Market recently introduced a comprehensive filtering system to help consumers understand more about what they are buying. Called "Abe's Qualiti…

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The Benefits of Organic vs Conventional Food

The debate between organic and conventionally produced food continues, and a new infographic (below) produced by well.org gives more statistics to consider. The creators focused on the unhealthiest c…

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Female and Minority Farmers Demand Equality

Earlier this year, the USDA updated the process by which female and Hispanic farmers may file discrimination claims. This was largely a response to a number of claims over the last decade filed by far…

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New California Law Supports Home Kitchen Small Businesses

Last week, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed into law AB 1616, a law that will allow Californians to sell some low-risk foods prepared in home kitchens. This good news is very important and wi…

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Monsanto Charged with Chemical Poisoning

It’s not every day that we learn about a victory for Mother Earth.  But thanks to a 47-year old farmer and a French court there has been a victory against U.S. biotechnology giant Monsanto.  And, I'd …

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Organic Food Debate: Pleasure Over Sustainability?

By Paula Alvarado, TreeHugger The quite misinterpreted study published in Annals of Internal Medicine signed by Stanford professionals kept bouncing in my head the past week. Not so much out of ann…

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Why Green Divas & Dudes Prefer Organic Food

This green diva has to weigh in on all the buzz and banter about the latest study from Stanford about the lack of nutritional benefit from eating organic food. There is a lot of evidence that I wasn't…

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I've certainly been on juice cleanses that have given me headaches and hurt my stomach (too much sug…

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Holly Macaroni! He/she must have been one to many trips and learned from wall-mart!

Not sure that this happens all that frequently, even in movies. Nor do I see how it warrants a post …