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7 Coffee Substitutes That Will Help You Kick the Caffeine Habit

I remember my first caffeine withdrawal. After a week straight of binging on Pepsi during spring break, I came home and went straight into cold turkey mode. My teenage body wasn't ready to handle the …

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Savory Veggie Pancake Recipe

Lighter than the classic potato pancake and full of flavor, these pancakes are super tasty and are a great way to enjoy a variety of vegetables. They are crispy on the outside and moist and delicious …

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10 Things Every American Should Know About Toxins

Toxins in the body and chemical body burden are out of control in America. There are currently 82,000 synthetic chemicals in the foods we eat, the toys our children touch, the products we use to clean…

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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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Veggie Pot Pie

There is something really comforting about pot pie, a soothing food for the soul! Made with a light cheddar cheese sauce, this version of pot pie has a wonderful flavor and is loaded with tons of vegg…

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Vegan Cream & Sour Cream (Recipes)

This Fall, Green Diva Lynn and I had the honor of conducting an interactive workshop on smoothies at the annual Puna Culinary Festival, which was held at Kalani. Kalani is a retreat center that honors…

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3 Ways to Detox the Air Inside Your Home (and Why It’s Necessary)

At this point, it’s an injustice to continue calling the earth’s climate change and environmental pollution “breaking news.” These have been monumental issues for decades. That said, here’s some…

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Benefits of a Living Green Roof (Infographic)

I dream of a home with a green roof. My trip to Michigan earlier this year for the 2014 Ford Trends conference re-ignited my interest in how green roofs work. Although the event was mostly about…

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Squashy Black Bean Stew

Fresh squash or canned pumpkin makes this a flavorful thick stew, with a Mexican flavor and a bit of spice. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onions, chopped 2 cloves  garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chili p…

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A Great Loss: Theo Colborn (1927-2014)

Theo Colborn, environmental health pioneer [1927-2014] Theo Colborn, a scientist and environmental health advocate, passed away this week. Her tireless work was and will continue to be meaningful t…

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Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

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This study was done on men. Probably not a large group either. We are not told about this "strenous …

I, too, am a nurse of 45 years and have always eaten live cultures yogurt whenever I've needed to ta…

All great advice, thanks!