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Sustainable Holiday Fashion

This is such a magical time of the year, lots of parties and holiday cheer, so what’s a girl to wear to stay holistically hip? Here are a few ideas from Amour Vert and

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EcoSmart Fire: Breathing Warmth and Innovation Into Hearts and Homes

 John Steinbeck once wrote, “what good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” No words seem to ring out truer than those of Mr. Steinbeck’s over the

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Beauty Is Wellness: A Sweet, Unexpected Holiday Beauty Gift

Welcome to Beauty Is Wellness, a column about the link between nutrition, lifestyle and beauty based on my health coaching practice of the same name. I’m thrilled to share information about my favorite beauty

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2014 Is Officially The International Year of Family Farming

Food justice has been a hot topic for quite some time, but, come 2014, the issue will have more worldwide media attention than ever before. This is because the International Year of Family Farming

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Early Symptoms of Menopause

I am feeling a little grumpy this week. Perimenopause, or pre-menopause transition, is the stage of a woman’s reproductive life that begins several years before her ovaries gradually begin to produce less estrogen. It

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Give a Healthy Gift for the Holidays

Gift season is upon us! Instead of giving people more “stuff” that none of us really need—why not give your loved ones something to encourage a healthy lifestyle? Yoga Classes: Who doesn’t feel great after a

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Finding Balance through the Holidays with Rose Geranium Essential Oil

So much is going on this month. On top of our usual work-related pressures and stressors, there are the added “end-of-year” deadlines, reports and summaries, plus obligatory partying and gift-giving.  And that’s not even

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Little Duck Organics’ USDA-Certified Organic Healthy Snacks For Babies and Toddlers

Zak Normandin is the founder of Brooklyn-based Little Duck Organics, a USDA-certified line of little-kid-friendly fruit snacks (Tiny Fruits), and cereals that feature ancient grains.

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Banish Back Pain with Expert Tips

Back pain is one of the most common health issues in the United States, with up to 80 percent of the population suffering the condition at some point. “This exceedingly high number is just

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Get Ready For Winter With Three Coats In One

A few years ago I treated myself to Patagonia’s Tres 3-in-1 Parka as a Christmas present. Back then I bought it because the sales person mentioned that it was their warmest winter coat yet

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