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9/13/2013
The upcoming Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, Mother Earth News Fair promises hundreds of presentations on sustainable, self-reliant living; dozens of animals on display; delicious food; and tons of fun.
3/5/2013
Lisa’s Organics, the maker of a line of certified organic vegetable frozen side dishes, has combined the highest-quality veggies with chef-inspired sauces that go from freezer to dinner plate in just five minutes.
6/6/2012
According to new research, American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) may lower fatigue in cancer patients.
5/30/2012
Researchers have discovered even more proof that drinking black tea is just plain good for you. Read on to learn more.
5/16/2012
Today, the Environmental Working Group released its 2012 Sunscreen Guide. See where your favorite sunscreen sits on the list.
5/9/2012
The wild tomatillo plant may provide the compounds needed to win the fight against cancer.
5/9/2012
Munching on three bananas per day, or any potassium-rich food, could slash your risk of stroke.
4/18/2012
Researchers have discovered patients can enjoy good heart health after bypass surgery with the help of turmeric.
4/11/2012
A study has found that healthy fats and oils may make fried foods better for you.
4/4/2012
Researchers have added "antioxidants" to the list of popcorn health benefits.
4/3/2012
Guest blogger Faith Moser shares four ways to reduce daily sugar consumption.
3/21/2012
Sodas cause abnormal weight gain and are laced with unpleasant ingredients like brominated vegetable oil and BPA. Need a reason to stop drinking soda? We’ll give you six.
3/14/2012
More and more are joining the meatless movement. Find out what meatless dishes have to offer you.
3/14/2012
Discover how one food group can help increase mental power as you age.
3/5/2012
Researchers may be able to add "improves mental function" to the long list of rosemary health benefits.
2/16/2012
Use these five excellent resources for help planning a productive, healthy, money-saving vegetable garden this spring.
2/15/2012
The root of the blue evergreen hydrangea may aid in the treatment of autoimmune disorders.
2/8/2012
Learn how green tea can help make aging and wellness go hand-in-hand.
1/25/2012
The list of health benefits of black tea seem to have no end. Check out this article to learn more.
1/18/2012
Researchers may have found the herb to stop tooth decay: licorice root.
12/28/2011
Learn to protect yourself so you don't become one of the reported swine flu cases.
12/28/2011
Feeling stressed is no fun! Drinking orange juice may help you stay a step ahead of everyday anxiety.
12/21/2011
Two Lousiana residents have died after using a neti pot incorrectly. Learn which mistakes to avoid.
12/14/2011
The Federal Drug Administration has issued a cilantro recall on a certain brand of the popular herb. Read on to keep your family safe.
11/16/2011
Experts provide a few more reasons why snacking on this sweet is good for your health.
10/31/2011
It's difficult to understand supplements when reputable sources just can't seem to get it right. The NPA recently challenged the Wall Street Journal about an article they published concerning dietary supplements. Read more.
10/12/2011
Editor in Chief K.C. Compton interviews some experts who are spreading the word on herbs.
10/12/2011
Ten percent of Americans opt out of their morning meals. Find out why chowing down may be the better option.
10/6/2011
October means it’s time for Breast Cancer Awareness month—and a new onslaught of pinkwashing.
9/14/2011
A new study from the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Oxford finds that 15 minutes of laughter increases pain tolerance.
9/14/2011
New research suggests that with every piece of chocolate you devour, your heart may get a little healthier.
8/30/2011
New research reveals the least and most obese states in America, with Colorado and West Virginia taking the top and bottom slots.
8/24/2011
Researchers have found a diet that may prevent heart disease.
8/19/2011
A new report from Food Safety News finds that up to one-third of all honey in the U.S. is illegally imported from China and possibly contaminated with antibiotics and lead.
8/16/2011
A new study found that your office chair may be hurting your health.
8/9/2011
A study found that soy supplements are not helpful for increasing bone mineral density or treating symptoms of menopause.
8/8/2011
Glymes, strong solvents that are part of the chemical family known as glycol ethers, have been linked to developmental and reproductive problems, including miscarriages.
8/2/2011
New research is suggesting that an ingredient in wine may have ultraviolet ray protection qualities.
8/2/2011
New research is suggesting that an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil may help prevent the common cold in infants if taken during pregnancy.
8/2/2011
A new study finds that people who take vitamins for a decade do better on certain memory tests that those who don’t take vitamins.
8/1/2011
Women with greater fiber intake are 11 percent less likely to develop breast cancer. Many Americans don’t get enough fiber every day, so here are a few ways to add more fiber to your diet.
7/28/2011
McDonald's has new, healthier plans for its popular kids' meal.
7/12/2011
A new study has shown folic acid to play a large role in academic achievements among teens.
7/12/2011
Researchers add another item to the long list of health problems caused my secondhand smoke.
7/5/2011
A new study has found that massage may do more to relieve lower back pain than traditional medial treatment.
6/28/2011
Mercury levels in fish have no affect on heart health, researchers say.
6/21/2011
 Researchers have found that including olive oil in a healthy diet may reduce your risk of stroke.
6/6/2011
Flavonoids in cocoa can decrease blood pressure, improve circulation and lower cholesterol.  
5/11/2011
Recent studies find that many public bathrooms contain soap dispensers with bacteria-infected soap.
5/6/2011
A new study shows that low-sodium diets may increase risk of heart-related problems for some people.
5/3/2011
A recent recall of grape tomatoes may also affect supermarket salad products.
3/24/2011
A recent scientific reviews finds that hawthorn may be useful in treating a variety of mild heart ailments.
3/3/2011
Scientific research backs the use of two familiar herbs for the treatment of mild depression.
3/1/2011
Warmer winters in Canada and the northern United States are extending the length of the ragweed pollen season—bad news for allergy sufferers.
2/24/2011
The new USDA guidelines about sodium intake may be daunting, but it is possible to lower your salt consumption and still have delicious herbal meals.
2/14/2011
A new study suggests chocolate can help maintain healthy arteries. Its antioxidants reduce the risk for CAC. Read more.
2/7/2011
Vitamin Water's false claims about its flu prevention powers may have resulted in a lawsuit.
2/1/2011
The fight against obsesity continues; the Dietary Guidelines for Americans unveiled its new dietary guidelines. Learn what the guidelines say and what that means for America.
1/27/2011
Dark chocolate may be good for more than just antioxidants—it might protect your body from a range of health conditions, including heart failure and strokes.
11/22/2010
A recent clinical trial has found that bilberry extract in combination with other natural supplements can be beneficial to maintaining healthy eyes.
7/29/2010
The Natural Resources Defense Council has filed a lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration to get the government agency to finalize a law banning triclosan and triclocarban, two chemicals commonly found in antibacterial products.
6/9/2010
Atrazine, a common herbicide that can cause birth defects, washes off crops and lawns and makes its way to our drinking water supply. Atrazine levels in our water supply are highest between the months of April and July, especially in the Midwest.
3/9/2010
Diethyl phthalate is an ingredient used in many body care products that guest blogger Dawn has concern with. Learn how to use a costemic safety database to find out if your cosmetics are safe or include harmful ingredients.
3/4/2010
Buying local sustainable food is now as close as the nearest Wal-Mart.
2/25/2010
For natural appetite control, skip your morning bagel and add some rye instead.
1/7/2010
Chaste tree is not just for maidens; find out how its medicinal properties can alleviate many gynecological woes.
12/30/2009
Mistletoe (Viscum album) may be useful for more than just snagging kisses. According to a recent study it may help the battle against bowel cancer.
12/17/2009
New studies discover the health benefits of dark chocolate, which include helping people relieve stress.
11/27/2009
A new study shows how freshly cut garlic can help protect your heart. Learn more.
10/1/2009
A recent study discovers a new use for basil.
9/22/2009
A recent study theorizes that core body temperature might play a vital role in getting the sleep you need.
7/8/2009
For a refreshing change, toss together a salad made with fresh herbs instead of lettuce.
6/9/2009
Could a poisonous plant used by ancient colonizers to hurt be used by modern dermatologists to help?
4/29/2009
Human cases of Swine Influenza, otherwise known as swine flu, may be emerging in the United States. Learn how you can take control of your health with these facts and tips on washing your hands.
3/19/2009
Washing your hair daily is way too often. Learn what you should do instead.
12/19/2008
One Iowa city used herbs as a way to de-ice their dangerous roads.




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