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Modular Eco-Homes For Dreams In All Sizes

This was the first year I visited the Architectural Digest Home Design Show in New York City, which showcases the latest ideas in home design such as furniture, kitchen, bath products, flooring, and lighting. I

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PHYTOMER XMF: A New Frontier in Anti-Aging Marine Cosmetics

Off the coast of Brittany in the Iroise Sea, the PHYTOMER scientific team identified a plankton microorganism capable of naturally producing a sugar with exceptional anti-aging properties: XMF. To collect this unique marine sugar, researchers

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Beauty is Wellness: A Spring Detox Dinner

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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Nourishing the Heart with Chocolate and Fish Oil

According to The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease (womenheart.org), 42 million women in the United States are now living with heart disease.  Here are some of my best heart health strategies. Magnesium The top

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Boost Your Mood

One in ten Americans suffers from depression. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates depression will be the second most debilitating disease worldwide by the year 2020. “Top risk factors include being unable to work or

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You Are What You Drink: The Importance of A Home Water Filtration System

What many people don’t know is that tap water can be contaminated with pollutants such as chlorine, copper, lead and even traces of coliform bacteria. Not only are these chemicals unsafe to drink, one

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A Greener Commute: Electric Vehicle (EV) Cars

During the press preview at the New York International Auto Show 2013, I was able to take a ride in a zero-emissions vehicle at the Electric Vehicle (EV) pavilion. The choices included the Ford

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Green Guy’s Perfect Day: Mammoth Lakes, CA

In California, if you tell somebody you’re going skiing, chances are they’ll ask “Mammoth?” That’s not because there’s a separate, gargantuan version of the sport called Mammoth Skiing. It’s because the most popular ski

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The Benefits of Daydreaming

“The most successful people in any endeavor–whether business, science, athletics, or the arts–are visionaries. And what is a ‘vision?’ At the end of the day a ‘vision’ is just an upscale word for ‘daydream,’

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Better Organic Choice: Nailing it at New York City Fashion Week

Welcome to Better Organic Choice (BOC), a column focusing on makeup, skincare and beauty tips, tricks and product advice for the holistically hip. We cover the best in green glam, behind the scenes and

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