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The Quickest, Easiest Way to Save Water

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy I admit it: I'm kind of obsessed with saving water. Not only have I done everything possible at home (low-flow toilets, showerhead, washer/dryer, dishwasher, e…

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Can You Be a Soy-Free Vegan?

Does giving up (or even cutting back on) the meat in your diet mean you have to eat lots of soy-based fake meat? Honestly, I find it kind of confusing that so often when you talk about eating less me…

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To Soy or Not to Soy?

Almost everybody these days has an opinion about soy. One person touts soy’s incredible health properties and phytonutrients, while an­other indicates that soy is harmful to your health. What’s a pers…

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Breast Cancer Survival and Soy

In my Care2 posts last week, The Best Detox and Breast Cancer Stem Cells vs. Broccoli, I documented ways to boost our liver's ability to clear carcinogens, make our DNA more resistant to any damaging …

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GM Foods & Reproductive Health

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Genetically Modified Foods Already Linked to Reduced Fertility Genetically engineered (GE) corn and soy have already been shown to reduce fertility in an…

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Monsanto Wins Worst Company of 2011 Award

Natural Society has awarded Monsanto the Worst Company of 2011 award for its ongoing work to threaten human health and the environment.  Currently responsible for 90 percent of all genetically-modifie…

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Negative Health Effects of Soy

In the early 1990's, soy and soy products exploded onto the supermarket scene with promises of bountiful health benefits. This "new miracle food," soy, was supposed to lower cholesterol, take the …

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Boost Your Body’s Fat-Blasting Ability

Exciting new research led by Mary Anne DellaFera, PhD, at the University of Georgia, revealed that a combination of two phytonutrients found in certain foods, can actually cause fat cells to self-dest…

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The Truth About Frankenfoods

Would you knowingly eat a potato that needs to be transported in hazardous waste containers since every cell contains pesticides? This isn’t food terrorism (at least not the kind we recognize as a cri…

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A Valentine’s Day DIY Staycation

A while back I gave my unwavering opinion that going on a staycation was not my idea of a vacation. Basically, I outlined why I would need a vacation from my staycation. You can read about that here. …

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