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  1. Green Goods
    Type 2 diabetes has become a worldwide epidemic, affecting some 420 million people, particularly in industrialized countries. While a good diet and regular exercise are most protective, and to some extent genetics, a new study shows that lifestyle habits aren't the only significant contributing...
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    If paleo, vegan or ketogenic all seem a little overwhelming, start with one really simple plan: whole foods. If you're like the average American family, you might rely on fast, convenient foods that don't hold much nutritional value. When you finally start trying to decide what food groups to...
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    Many families want to buy organic, but the increased cost makes it seem unattainable. Here are some ways to buy organic food on a budget. Like most people, I read the studies and articles that detail the dangerous chemicals, pesticides, and additives in on our food. One article told me that I...
  4. Green Goods
    By MARY SIMPSON For those of us who just can't get enough of the vitamin rich, no-carb avocado, the option of growing our own is a great way to ensure quick and ready year-round access. Be honest, each time you slice into the fleshy fruit and uncover its large, glossy seed you think the same...
  5. Family Life
    Most of you know me as someone who writes a lot about the wonders of homeopathy. But homeopathy isn't just about using remedies to heal - it's also about staying healthy in the first place. As Dr. Samuel Hahnemann (the developer of homeopathy in the 1800s) said, one must remove "maintaining...
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    At Mothering, we're always looking for natural ways to improve our health - especially the parts of our body that we aren't always comfortable talking about.  Robert Edwards, creator of the Squatty Potty, has developed a simple, all-natural way to improve colon health and ward off hemorrhoids...
  7. Family Life
    by Mindy Rhiger   Celebrate Earth Day and all that goes with it with these fun books!   My Mama Earth: Watch the wonder experienced by a small child journeying through the world and  taking in the many magnificent aspects of nature. This imaginative and lyrical picture book showcases the...
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