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Spring Detox for Your Mind

‘Tis the season for renewal and rejuvenation. It is finally spring time. Although the weather may not be proof positive, that does not mean it isn’t a good idea to begin cleansing for the

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What To Know about the GMO

Genetically modified organism: It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie with green legs and a death wish. Historically, however, the use of GMOs is actually benevolent—intended to increase crop yields, lower medicinal

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Spring Cleaning: Your Cabinets and You!

Every year around this time, I turn to green juices each morning, weekly power yoga to clear my skin toxins, and I completely cut out alcohol and simple sugars. I maintain my spring diet,

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Welcome Spring! But It’s Allergy Season—So Maybe, or Maybe Not!

The groundhog was right, we had to wait six more long weeks. But spring has finally arrived—we hope! The old saying, “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb,” is

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More Crop Per Drop

Today, March 22nd, the world celebrates World Water Day. Water and agriculture are inextricably interlinked and interdependent. Agriculture is a major user of both ground and surface water for irrigation—accounting for about 70 percent of water

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The Sugar Coat

We have all seen food fads come and go. Remember when fats were the devil? Many women banned olive oil from their salad dressing only to learn the hard way that healthy fats are

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Protect Against Lyme Disease Outdoors

When she moved to Barrington, Rhode Island, Andrea Caesar was an active, vivacious 10-year-old who loved playing kickball and hanging from the monkey bars. A year later, Caesar had trouble catching her breath, plagued

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Celebrate Easter With Handmade Beeswax Candles

This year I’m especially excited about upcoming Easter since it signals the beginning of spring. Certainly something I desperately need after a tough winter in the Northeast with several snowstorms. Many Easter traditions include egg

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Top 10 Tips for Healthy Digestion

If you suffer from common digestive troubles like acid reflux, bloating, constipation, gas and colon distress, here are our Top 10 Tips for long-term tummy relief:  Chew like a cow Digestion begins with the sight and smell

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What Do the New FDA Food Labels Really Tell Us?

The FDA is proposing several changes to nutrition labels on food packages. We asked Nicolette Pace, M.S., R.D. and nationally recognized nutrition and lifestyle expert, why the change is so important and how it

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