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8/27/2010
Zemco Industries, a division of Tyson, has recalled 380,000 pounds of deli meat suspected to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogens, a deadly foodborne bacteria, from Walart stores across the nation.
11/17/2008
My favorite grocery store is the healthiest, how about yours?
1/13/2011
NaturalNews readers overwhelmingly chose Monsanto as the world's Most Evil Corporation.
12/4/2008
How to stay healthy when you eat at a restaurant four or more times per week.
8/8/2014
Try these five editor-recommended picks for quick-fix foods.
11/21/2013
These gluten-free snacks are ideal for a light breakfast or pre-workout snack.
7/27/2010
What you eat throughout the day can affect how you sleep at night. Avoid these five foods for a better night’s sleep.
3/14/2011
Buying 'natural' cereal could get you a bowl full of GMOs. To keep genetically modified ingredients off your family's table, buy organic.
8/4/2010
Almost a third of chicken sold in the U.S. is injected with salt water, doubling or tripling the product’s sodium content. The USDA is considering revising its standards for chicken labeling so these products can't be labeled 'natural.'
9/29/2014
Try these ten natural skin care and food solution to help prevent skin from signs of early aging.
5/21/2009
According to TastingTable, black garlic is very trendy with foodies right now.
6/28/2011
Educate yourself about the recent outbreak of foodborne illnesses caused by sprouts and how to protect yourself.
4/25/2013
Tighten and brighten with NOW Solutions 2 in 1 Correcting Eye Cream.
3/4/2011
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a likely carcinogen commonly used to line non-stick cookware, also lines the inside of microwave popcorn bags.
9/29/2011
Guest blogger Faith Moser shares some tips for avoiding artificial coloring in children's food products.
12/13/2012
Headaches are one of the most common ailments. Next time you’re suffering from one, try one of these natural home remedies for headaches and pass on conventional painkillers.
6/10/2014
Opt for these five foods before hitting the gym for a better workout.
2/17/2014
Tart, tangy and tangerine—Nordic Naturals new vitamin gummies.
12/15/2010
Natural products research firm Compass Naturals predicts shoppers will get savvy; rebel against chemicals, over-packaging, GMOs and animal cruelty; and grow more of their own food.
1/4/2011
New studies show that ginger, in addition to its other health benefits, may help regulate the body's inflammatory response.
8/1/2011
Freelance writer and editor Kim Wallace interviews fellow foodie Lindsay Nixon, author of "The Happy Herbivore" cookbook.
7/21/2009
The Frugal Foodie Cookbook (Viva Edtions, 2009) offers excellent recipes and tips for the everyday cook. Here's a recipe for Roasted Garlic, Spinach, and Feta Pizza.
4/30/2014
See how a mother of two young boys saves money on groceries while eating mainly fresh, organic food.
3/29/2011
The American Humane Association announces their newest certified humane producer of dairy products: Brown Cow.
11/5/2010
Try GloryBee Foods Organic Fair Trade Certified Honey—retail jars coming soon to your local natural foods market!
6/15/2011
Organic Vintners, seller and importer of wines made from 100 percent organically grown grapes, has introduced a new Spanish wine brand, Sol de Agosto, to the US market.
6/14/2011
Uncle Matt's announced today the next addition in its premium line of organic juices: not-from-concentrate, flash-pasteurized and refrigerated lemonade.
2/2/2011
Natural Home bamboo kitchen tools are made without formaldehyde or other harmful additives, through a process that eliminates waste.
6/20/2011
The Environmental Working Group’s 2011 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 lists help the budget-conscious minimize exposure to pesticides.
1/12/2011
A recent study found detectable levels of PBDEs and HBCDs, two flame retardant chemicals, in common foods. Butter and fish topped the list.
7/11/2011
The stevia sweetener may be marketed across Europe as early as next year.
11/7/2012
Freekeh Foods is a fun, delicious way to add more whole grains to your family's diet.
5/13/2013
Explore the many health benefits of cauliflower, from cancer prevention to digestive support.
5/22/2009
Ditch the sponge and the harsh chemical cleaners for this natural bathroom and kitchen multipurpose scrubbing cleaner.
12/16/2011
While other candle companies are still adding synthetic fragrances to their candles and claiming to be natural, Aroma Naturals candles are made from 100 percent pure plant aromas and natural vegetable waxes (VegePure).
12/15/2008
Verikira Naturals is a Vegan Cosmetics Organization certified-company that pledges never to use synthetic fragrances, animal byproducts and unnecessary chemicals. What more could you ask for in a beauty brand? Oh yea – it donates 10 percent of its Pink Grapefruit Collection proceeds to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation all year long.
6/16/2011
Cleaning your reusable shopping bag regularly will help protect your family against illness.
3/29/2012
Learn how to naturally color Easter eggs with guest blogger KyLynn Hull's notes on using food dyes.
5/26/2011
These three homes--in Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina--use passive cooling techniques to eliminate the need for mechanical air conditioning. Check them out and learn a few tricks for reducing--or eliminating--your AC bills this summer.
5/25/2010
The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, a coalition of retailers, industry trade associations, and food and beverage manufacturers, has announced that it will cut a combined 1.5 trillion calories from its members' products.
6/19/2012
An easy description of making your own baby food from scratch. Create nutritional options for your baby and safe money!
9/7/2010
Acne can be caused by a number of factors, from poor nutrition to hormonal imbalance. Learn how to combat acne naturally with these home remedies for acne treatment.
4/22/2014
Skip these foods for a better mood, better energy and better overall mental health.
9/17/2010
Premenstrual syndrome can leave you with cramps, bloating and severe mood swings. Tackle your symptoms naturally with these four remedies!
1/24/2011
Chronic stress can harm both body and mind. Prevent and relieve stress in your life with these nine ideas.
8/26/2010
BPA is everywhere, but with a little know-how you can effectively cut this dangerous chemical from your life. Follow these five steps to avoid contact with BPA.
8/23/2010
In an effort to help prevent childhood obesity, several health centers in the Northeast are offering low-income families fresh produce vouchers to local farmers’ markets.
4/12/2011
A study of 26,000 women living near a DuPont factory in West Virginia found that as levels of PFOS rose, levels of estrogen decline, putting exposed women at risk for early menopause and other related conditions.
9/12/2011
Packed with antioxidants and other healthy substances, apples boast a variety of health benefits, giving credence to the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.”
7/12/2012
The 2012 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 Lists from the Environmental Working Group helps shoppers limit their pesticide exposure while saving money.
5/21/2010
California rolls from supermarket sushi counters contain high fructose corn syrup. You don't have to look hard to find this information; it's listed right on the package!
7/28/2010
What we eat throughout the day affects how we sleep at night. Try these five foods to help you sleep better at night.
4/14/2014
Treat yourself to an at-home manicure with nontoxic nail polishes from Scotch Naturals, a company that creates more than 40 different nail polishes with their eco-friendly, water-based formula.
6/5/2012
Give your locks the love they deserve with these five best natural shampoos, handpicked by the Mother Earth Living editors.
6/1/2009
Brighten whites with this bleach substitute.
5/22/2009
Natural, eco-friendly cleaners are great for your family and for the planet. Try our formula for a natural, herbal all-purpose cleaner.
6/1/2009
Half a lemon and coarse salt is all you need to keep wood cutting boards looking their best.
6/1/2009
The signs of a carpet beetle or moth infestation can be as small as a few holes in a favorite shirt. These herbal repellents and preventative sachets will protect your favorite fabrics.
5/22/2009
Making your own natural cleaners is a smart option for savvy-savers.
6/2/2009
Try our healthier alternatives to household cleaners with toxic ingredients.
5/29/2009
Cleaning floors can be a bummer. Brighten up with our two recipes for clean floor success. Learn how to turn old towels into eco-friendly cloth towels for your Swiffer and try our homemade floor cleaner recipe. 
5/18/2012
Reveal fresh, healthy skin with Hugo Naturals Sea Salt and Sugar Scrub in Sea Fennel and Passionflower.
6/24/2013
Sort through all the hype over dietary fat with this Fit Fat Guide from Dr. Christopher Mohr.
10/9/2013
This holiday season, Nordic Naturals is proud to promote the ‘Buy One, Pass it On’ campaign, which seeks to provide Ultimate Omega products to veterans and soldiers, both stateside and abroad.
3/7/2012
Navitas Naturals is adding Blueberry Hemp to their award-winning line of organic Navitas Power Snacks. Blueberry Hemp Navitas Power Snacks provide a diversity of the most nutrient-dense organic superfoods and organic seeds, fruits and nuts.
1/4/2012
David Salman encourages gardeners to fertilize in fall when root growth is most active and winter fertilizing imperative.
10/6/2014
The “Buy One Bottle, Help Two Heroes” campaign initiative kicks off this October, which should help raise awareness and support for the nonprofit organization Paws for Veterans.
9/25/2009
Whole Foods has teamed up with Chef Ann Cooper to create The Lunch Box, an online resource that encourages schools to make meals healthy again.
8/13/2013
Sprout Foods new line of Sprout Smash Organic Kids Snack Pouches have the great taste school-aged kids love, and the nutrition their parents demand.
1/31/2014
Start living healthy with our tips for getting well and staying well.
7/31/2009
Whole Foods Market commits to verifying it products as free of genetically modified organisms. Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence explains the grocer's commitment to providing natural and organic products.
2/11/2011
Simple rosemary mayonnaise makes an exceptional sandwich spread.
10/24/2008
Giving fruit as a reward for potty training was successful with my niece and healthier than candy, even the natural kind.
8/3/2010
Avocados are packed with nutrients, antioxidants and good fat that are beneficial for your health
6/18/2010
The foods you’re eating could be chipping away at your bone density. Find out which four foods and drinks are eating away at your bones.
10/4/2010
October marks the beginning of pomegranate season. Dig in and enjoy the health benefits of this superfruit.
12/30/2010
Editorial assistant Susan Melgren shares her healthy living goals for the next year.
8/2/2011
Four new all-natural whole grain granolas from Bob’s Red Mill offer hearty options for a healthy diet.
8/31/2011
SunRidge Farms’ All-Natural Milk Chocolate Rainbow Drops feature natural premium quality chocolate and real vanilla in a pure cane sugar shell in seven beautiful colors, each of which is naturally derived from vegetable juice.
5/25/2011
Diet affects mood. While an unhealthy diet can take its toll on our mental health, a healthy diet can make you feel happier. Try these five foods for mood!
6/6/2014
When the weather gets warm take your lunch outside. Try these healthy picnic foods, plus get a recipe for a simple pea pesto!
1/23/2012
Aroma Naturals is thrilled to introduce its new Butterx Lip Care line of all-natural lip balms packed with nourishing antioxidants, moisturizing nutrients and other natural ingredients.
3/31/2011
Follow these recipes for using essential oils and a few simple ingredients to make your own chemical-free cleaning products.
10/16/2014
Support this amazing charity that provides trained service dogs rescued from shelters to injured veterans, all by buying top-quality omega-3 supplements from Nordic Naturals.
12/21/2011
As snow and cold temperatures move in to stay, arm yourself with this creamy white chili recipe to warm you up.
4/11/2012
A study has found that healthy fats and oils may make fried foods better for you.
1/25/2011
Hemp seed is a powerful source of protein, omega-3, vitamins & minerals, and has a delicious nutty flavor!
5/24/2011
Food and Garden Editor Tabitha Alterman introduces her blog about sustainable food and gardening, seasonal recipes and healthy eating.
8/19/2009
Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence explains the environmental effect of consuming too much meat and offers tips on how to incorporate more vegetarian meals into your diet.
9/24/2013
Guest blogger Marcela De Vivo shares six ways that eating healthy can help you ace your exams.
2/20/2014
Be smart about buying honey with our tips on what to look for.
2/21/2012
Beaverton Foods’ Inglehoffer organic mustards will now sport a green cap to make the organic line easily identifiable from the original line.
4/26/2011
Most Americans believe that cleaning products are required to list ingredients on labels. They're not. But Whole Foods is taking matters into its own hands with a color-coded rating system that holds manufacturers accountable for green claims.
2/4/2011
Skip the hardy snacks that Super Bowl parties usually provide by replacing them with these great, healthy finger snacks. Trust us, no one will complain.
5/24/2011
Whether you're worried about the effects of aging or just looking to be healthier every day, the food you eat should be a top consideration.
2/27/2009
Purchase beeswax, soap making and candle making supplies from GloryBee Foods' online store.
11/11/2010
Consuming too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure and heart disease, yet most Americans consume more than the recommended amount. Reduce your sodium intake with these seven simple steps.
7/16/2010
Sunday, July 18, is National Ice Cream Day. Celebrate by serving up a scoop of naturally sweet, organic and fair trade ice creams.
6/24/2010
Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz shares her tips for having a green Fourth of July with healthy food and a fun, waste-free atmosphere.
10/19/2010
Although pumpkins play more of a festive role in today’s society, this fall vegetable provides numerous health benefits that would make it wise for us to incorporte it into our diet.
7/7/2011
A new study may have found out why it's impossible to just eat one potato chip.
9/6/2013
These five effective and useful products are among my top picks for a healthy, natural baby.
12/13/2010
Dehydrated foods are high in nutrients and easy to transport and store, but buying them at the store can be costly. Investing in a food dehydrator can save you money, allowing you to make your own beef jerky, dried fruits and fruit leather at home.
3/30/2010
Jessica shares her sustainable wedding food find after locating eco-minded caterers in the Kansas City area.
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
This guide to food labels will help you decode nutrition and sustainability claims on all kinds of food packaging.
3/30/2011
BPA levels in families who ate fresh rather than canned and packaged food dropped by 60 percent, a study found. Cooking at home with fresh food is the best way to avoid this potentially dangerous chemical
3/30/2009
As more Americans tighten their belts to save a penny or two, many are finding they can save money by growing food-producing gardens.
5/9/2012
Munching on three bananas per day, or any potassium-rich food, could slash your risk of stroke.
12/21/2009
With the economy still in recession, more American families are eating at home rather than eating out, but most aren’t making hearty, traditional meals on the stovetop or in the oven. They’re nuking. 
5/17/2011
Practice food safety with summer grilling tips.
2/5/2013
One of our "14 Sustainable Food Companies You Can Trust," Plum Organics is good for your baby's health and the health of the planet.
12/14/2010
In wake of slow federal action, Boulder, Colorado, parents make a grassroots push for healthy, nutritious school lunches.
1/4/2010
A Consumer Reports study finds high BPA levels in Del Monte, Progresso, Campbell’s, Annie’s Homegrown, Eden Foods and Vital Choice canned foods.
6/23/2010
Do you eat like you spend? Similarities may exist between your relationship to food and your relationship to money. Learn to identify your patterns so you can heal them.
3/3/2011
The vast majority of Americans believe labeling GMOs is necessary and ethical.
4/26/2011
Reserveage Organics’ line of cocoa superfruit products featuring CocoaWell wins Natural Foods Merchandiser Editor’s Choice Award at Natural Products Expo West.
2/15/2011
Food has become both a political and a fashion statement--and foodies could save the environmental movement.
8/11/2010
Editorial intern Samantha Schwartz plans for healthy eating in the Grinnell College dining hall.
8/9/2013
One Degree Organic Foods announces the launch of its sprouted, vegan cereal line featuring 100 percent traceable ingredients.
12/31/2013
Get inspired with these 10 New Year’s Resolutions you can make to help yourself, humanity, and the planet.
2/7/2011
Herbs and cheese go great together in the kitchen and offer an array of flavor. Try our recipes.
3/4/2011
Don't be afraid of breads anymore, well at least whole-grain breads. A new study shows that whole-grain foods that are rich in fiber at may be beneficial to your health.
4/6/2012
Colman’s Mustard is excited to show Americans about ways that they can incorporate traditional and authentic British foods into their Olympic viewing parties.
9/5/2008
Depth products, created by college sweethearts Tim Schaeffer and Korie Johnson, boast 70 percent organic ingredients (including aloe vera and sunflower) and a working relationship with Camp SEA Lab, a non-profit camp in Monterey Bay, California (one of my favorite areas of the country!).
8/13/2012
Lisa Lillien, aka Hungry Girl, shares a recipe for Teriyaki Tofu Kebabs, perfect for a neighborhood block party or backyard cookout.
6/23/2011
New research is suggesting that a mere single serving of fatty food per day could have major health implications in the long run.
7/13/2011
James E. Churchill’s advice for finding and preparing chicory, mint, catnip and blackberries, from a 1970 issue of Mother Earth News, is timeless—and very timely right now. It's foraging season!
7/29/2013
Lisa’s Organics brings farmers market freshness to the dinner table with their serve-in-minutes frozen veggie line.
3/25/2011
Treat your cat to fresh spring herbs when you whip up this healthy homemade kitty food.
11/22/2011
Misunderstanding of the “use-by” or “sell-by” date on products (not the same as an expiration date) leads to tons of food waste each year.
3/17/2011
Maybe you're a locavore, or a flexitarian. But have you thought about how to make eating meat more sustainable, humane, or local?
11/10/2008
This Thanksgiving I am treating myself to a local, great tasting, eco-friendly turkey, thanks to my CSA farmer.  
12/8/2008
Pre-packaged soup and an easy-to-make sandwich make me feel better, at least for a little bit.
3/8/2013
Learn about the food sovereignty movement and what it means to you.
4/6/2010
Our art director tries her best to avoid processed food but can't resist snacking on cheese and crackers. Follow her recipe to make homemade crackers.
3/31/2010
Bulk food sales rose 15 percent in 2009 and are expected to keep growing through 2010. That will keep a lot of packing out of the landfill.
2/1/2010
Natural Home editorial intern Amanda Thompson talks about the benefits her family has seen from keeping a small organic food garden.
4/2/2012
For a zero-waste kitchen, learn how to reduce food waste with these tips from guest blogger Letitia Star.
8/26/2010
More than half a billion eggs possibly tainted with salmonella bacteria have been recalled. Avoid the scare by purchasing free-range, cage-free, organic and locally sourced eggs.
11/13/2008
Matt divulges into who really wins in the end when McDonalds' stock is up and the stock market is down.
2/8/2011
As world food prices hit a record high, follow these tips for reducing your grocery bill while still eating well.
12/20/2010
Kroger recently recalled select pet food brands from 19 states. Learn how to protect your pets from contaminants found in store-bought pet food by making your own.
4/1/2011
Be on the look for these food dyes in your children's foods. They may be doing more harm than good.
12/8/2011
Jovial Foods’ new line of organic, artisan European-style cookies are made with nutritious einkorn flour for a healthier, lower-calorie dessert.
4/4/2012
New research suggests lowering blood pressure may be as easy as eating foods with isoflavones.
7/31/2014
Organic spelt flour makes for a simple and healthier replacement for white flours in many recipes.
5/18/2009
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the organization that is supposed to evaluate what’s good for you and not good for you, does not evaluate ingredients in beauty products. If the FDA isn’t going to monitor beauty products, who will? Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews two organizations that campaign for safer beauty products.
7/30/2012
These three health-food bars by Barre comprise of nutritious (and delicious) superfoods. Made with the dancer in mind, these bars are perfect for anyone needing an extra boost of energy while keeping the calorie-count down.
2/7/2014
Start eating healthy with our tips from the September/October issue of Mother Earth Living.
10/18/2013
Love those little expensive, jars of sun-dried tomatoes? Try this simple technique to make oven-dried tomatoes—a perfect way to preserve your end-of-season harvest.
3/16/2009
First Lady Michelle Obama’s love for local food has the nation wanting to know more about how to eat in-season. Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence offers a healthy helping of advice on how to eat local.
5/17/2011
Readers vote on whether making pasta, bread or butter sounds like the most fun, and which project seems easiest.
2/16/2009
A gift of basil inspires me to be more creative for in my weeknight dinner.
1/19/2012
Here’s a roundup of great tips and resources for planning all your food preservation duties in advance.
5/3/2011
A recent recall of grape tomatoes may also affect supermarket salad products.
2/4/2011
Kitchen Gardeners International's 20ate campaign urges Americans to say no to junk food.
6/20/2011
James E. Churchill’s advice for finding and preparing chicory, mint, catnip and blackberries, found in a 1970 issue of Mother Earth News, is timeless—and very timely right now.
8/14/2009
Chicago and New York City vie to be the first to pass a green food resolution.
11/4/2008
 Early mornings spark my desire for a fast, healthy breakfast.
12/6/2010
Despite what you may have heard, you don't need to suffer through extreme diets or complicated menus to burn calories. Boost your metabolism with these great tasting herbs that you may already have growing in your kitchen garden.
7/31/2012
These three pregnancy skin care products will help prevent stretch marks and keep your baby belly soft and smooth.
8/16/2013
Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) lurks in many citrus-flavored sodas and sport drinks.
2/10/2012
BPA is a dangerous chemical found in canned foods and polycarbonate plastic. Avoid it by following these easy steps.
12/15/2008
Sausage can be healthy if made at home. Try it!  It's easy.
2/16/2011
Seattle leads the way in asking the federal government to implement a comprehensive, health-focused food system.
8/17/2012
Dehydrate fruits and veggies faster with Excalibur Food Dehydrators. Be sure to check out Excalibur’s recipe for Dried Tomato and Basil Sauce.
10/15/2010
Heavy cream and sherry lend this simple mushroom soup a sophisticated flavor. Enjoy this recipe, courtesy guest blogger KyLynn Hull.
7/7/2010
Kids and veggies don’t mix, right? Guest blogger Stephanie Small doesn't buy it. Re-learn a few tried-and-true tips to help your children actually enjoy their vegetables.
5/22/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson is attending the Business Alliance of Local Living Economies and reporting on rural economic development strategies.
6/20/2012
Making your own baby food not only saves you money but allows you control over what's in your baby's food. Get started—and find out just how easy it is—with these homemade baby food recipes.
5/19/2010
Garlic has been used for centuries to treat colds and infections. Modern research shows that garlic may also be useful in preventing cancer.
5/7/2008
Great shampoo from Dr. Hauschka.
7/15/2011
One small brown bat can eat several thousand insects each night. Install a bat house and invite them to feast in your yard.
4/24/2013
Ever wondered: what is kamut? Learn the history of this ancient grain, and put it to good use with this Kushari recipe.
8/22/2013
Use this simple recipe to preserve fresh tomatoes as freezable stewed tomatoes.
7/31/2013
Got tons of extra basil growing in your garden this summer? Try these three excellent ways to use the bounty.
1/29/2009
Try these small tips to cut out unhealthy foods without missing on the fun.
10/3/2013
Too many tomatoes? Guest blogger Char Scace takes a few shortcuts and discovers a fabulous speedy spaghetti sauce recipe in the process.
9/25/2013
This quick Spicy Pickled Chard Stems recipe provides a great way to preserve beautiful rainbow chard stems, embrace root-to-stem cooking, and make use of food that would otherwise go to waste.
11/25/2008
Olivia shares a vegetarian dressing recipe just in time for Thanksgiving.
1/20/2011
Celebrate your favorite actors, movies and television programs at home with great food, flavorful herbs and complimentary wines.
1/12/2009
My parents’ customers reused their containers to buy honey in bulk. Now I reuse jars to store all kinds of foods.
1/29/2013
Guest blogger Elise Roth Edwards and her family plan for spring gardening and growing food.
10/13/2011
Guest blogger Faith Moser shares her struggles adjusting to life with a toddler and his finicky relationship with food.
3/9/2011
In Japan, wabi-sabi can be found in the small moments of beauty and acts of hospitality that pervade the culture.
1/4/2011
Obama is poised to sign the Food Safety Bill. Learn more about how you can guarantee the safety of your own food.
2/26/2010
This baked pear dessert not only totes health benefits but is very delicious. Serve it warm with honey next time you're the host.
7/22/2009
Health care providers in Madison, Wisconsin, have teamed up with community-supported agriculture groups to provide rebates for buying local produce.
1/6/2010
As a new year unfolds, Natural Home forecasts 2010 predictions—and it's good news—Americans will become smarter, greener consumers.
8/10/2011
Back to the Roots (BTTR) is collecting 20,000 pounds of coffee grounds each week, cultivating them into a rich substrate from which to grow oyster mushrooms and make grow-it-at-home mushroom kits.
4/25/2011
As grocery prices rise, now more than ever we need tools to save money. These websites help you get organized and give you the tools you need to buy the best—for less.
7/13/2009
Concerned about pesticides in your food? The Pesticide Action Network’s online database helps you understand which carcinogens and pesticides are present in 89 common foods.
5/12/2009
Eating local doesn’t have to be limiting or expensive. Learn how to eat local using tips from the book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle.
3/23/2009
The Obamas plant an organic vegetable garden on the South Lawn of the White House.
1/20/2009
A cooking experiment turns into a delicious meal.
10/16/2011
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares how food affects her culture and family.
2/10/2010
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Nicobella Vegan Organic Dark Chocolate Truffles.
10/20/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a rich and hearty recipe for potato-vegetable soup.
7/6/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares her love for beets and explains how to can and pickle beets so they can be enjoyed year-round.
3/6/2009
John Masters Organics Shine On keeps your hair soft and shiny.
2/10/2011
Take some time to focus on your heart health this month.  
3/7/2011
It's easy to make your own air freshener spray. You'll avoid chemicals and delight in the fresh smell.
6/15/2005
The newest articles of Natural Home are in. See what's inside.
12/19/2012
Perfect Seasonal Styles with Peter Lamas Naturals’ "Hold Me" and "Repair Me"
10/18/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a simple and tasty recipe for hearty mushroom and leek soup.
3/21/2011
Red apples, orange carrots, green kale, purple eggplant—eating colorful foods is good for little growing bodies! A great way to get kids excited & interested in fruits and vegetables is to talk about it's connection to color!
8/3/2011
Try these natural deodorant alternatives to eliminate body odor without the potential toxins of many commercial products.
6/13/2011
Prometheus Springs’ capsaicin-spiced elixirs pack the spiciness—and health benefits—of capsaicin into six delicious flavors.
12/13/2012
Made from Tagua, Habitus tiles are natural sustainable and suitable for floors or walls.
3/29/2013
These refreshing Numi Organic Tea libations are perfect as we look ahead to the warmer months.
8/13/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Kirsten Hudson reveals some alternative uses for this citrus fruit.
5/1/2014
Bring Andrea Candee’s Healing Kitchen workshop to you and take charge of your wellness naturally.
12/29/2010
U.S. energy consumers will rely more on natural gas and renewables and less on imports in 2011. Coal remains dominant.
7/8/2008
Red Roses by BeesWork is a natural lip balm and natural lip tint that gets its color from the alkanet root and its softness from rosehips and evening primrose oil.
3/15/2011
Looking for more information on natural beauty and organic skin car? Check out these blogs!
8/17/2011
Though used like timber, bamboo is a grass that self-propagates as it spreads underground via a network of rhizomes. A white oak tree takes 120 years to grow to maturity; bamboo takes three-and-a-half to seven years.
3/30/2011
Onesta Smooth & Shine Thermal Straightening Crème controls frizz and adds shine to straight hair without the use of sulfates, parabens, synthetic colors and dyes.
8/17/2011
Derma e Scar Gel helps naturally reduce the appearance of old and new scars, stretch marks and minor burns.
11/11/2011
EO’s Everyday Body Lotion leaves skin soft and smooth without feeling greasy or oily.
2/1/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural lip glaze and natural lip gloss from mineral makeup company, Monave.
7/11/2013
Concentrated milk protein, also known as milk protein concentrate or MPCs, is a dry, high-protein additive that is largely unregulated.
4/22/2013
Guest blogger Seleyn DeYarus takes a look at the fundamental differences between organic and conventional farming practices for insight into choosing healthier food.
9/29/2011
Start decreasing your reliance on store-bought, pre-packaged foods by preserving produce at the peak of the season. Try this easy recipe for homemade sauerkraut and enjoy this season’s cabbage crop all year.
7/15/2010
This smoothie recipe, courtesy of Driscoll's, is perfect as a quick breakfast, a post-workout snack or a healthy summertime treat.
7/8/2010
Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but it's one that many of us fill with sugars and empty carbs. Start the day off right with this recipe for healthy blueberry bran muffins, courtesy of Driscoll's.
3/13/2014
The office hydroponics system has taken off and is producing food quite rapidly, prompting an investigation into the pros and cons of hydroponic vegetable growing versus conventional gardening.
7/18/2014
Making the jump to a vegan lifestyle is a difficult and life-altering decision. These informative blogs and resources that can help make the experience a bit easier.
8/7/2014
This recipe for spiced nuts makes a quick and tasty snack or gift.
1/4/2011
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull explores a new concept in farmer's markets—a floating farmer's market in Seattle's South Lake Union area.
8/3/2011
As recently discussed on The Dr. Oz Show, watercress is high in iodine and rich in many essential vitamins and nutrients. Eat several servings a week to boost skin health, promote healthy thyroid function and help prevent cancer.
12/28/2009
I had one of the best pork chops of my life last night, thanks to a homegrown hog and Nancy, also known to our blog friends as The Lemon Verbena Lady.
6/13/2011
Kansas City's 18Broadway project is a superb example of how to capture and store rainwater to grow food in the heart of downtown.
3/30/2011
As farmers markets open across the country, here are 10 good reasons to get out and support your local farmers. (The freshest seasonal food is just a part of it.)
9/30/2010
The classic Italian flavors of basil and garlic mix with savory spinach, Parmesan and cream cheeses in this fall recipe for Stuffed Chicken Parmesan.
1/6/2009
Exercise for health, a New Year’s decision.
1/17/2013
Guest blogger Elise Roth Edwards offers a cookbook review of "D.I.Y. Delicious" by Vanessa Barrington.
3/22/2011
Ecoike creator Faith Moser shares a healthy, easy and family-friendly muffin recipe!
3/17/2011
Slower growth in crop yields, high oil prices and use of food crops to make biofuels could push food prices higher for the next year and beyond.
1/23/2012
Try these intriguing Mashed Potato Pancakes next time you have leftovers to use up!
12/11/2008
I make the cookie-of-the-month for my brother-in-law, and he loves it.
12/14/2010
Spice up chilly nights with this meat-free reciepe chickpea and tomato curry, courtsey of Muir Glen.
2/24/2012
Upcycling and recycling company Terracycle introduces three new garden accessories made from recycled materials.
11/30/2011
Although winter is setting in, that doesn't mean an end to the garden season in desert climates! Get inspired by this beautiful rainwater-harvesting, food-producing desert landscape!
10/31/2011
Readers vote on whether they'd be most interested in learning to make hard cider, apple wine, mulled wine, ginger beer, eggnog or amaretto at home.
2/8/2011
Concerned about the U.S. Department of Agriculture's refusal to stop Monsanto? Here are four steps you can take now.
3/10/2011
There are lots of reasons to eat less meat, or even none at all, but have you ever considered whether your dog could be vegan?
4/29/2011
Celiac disease affects more than 3 millions Americans, and yet there is no FDA regulation to monitor gluten-free foods. Discover how you can help fight for a FDA regulation.
2/2/2009
Going green on your lunch break is an easy way to show Mother Nature you really care. Dani delves into the art of greening your afternoon eats.
11/3/2009
On the lookout for healthy snack food options, I discovered this quick and easy recipe.
2/29/2012
The Environmental Working Group's 2011 Meat Eater's Guide ranks different animal and plant protein sources on their greenhouse gas emissions and overall environmental impact.
7/22/2010
Gazpacho is a perfect summertime treat. Cold and refreshing, this blackberry gazpacho recipe is a fruity variation of the traditional Spanish soup that makes for a stunning appetizer or side dish.
7/29/2010
Celebrate the end of National Berry Month with this recipe for cod with bluberry-mango salsa. Sweet and spicy, this recipe is sure to become a summertime favorite!
1/25/2011
Guest blogger KyLynn shares a step-by-step photo gallery of how to clean razor clams.
12/6/2010
This easy-to-make edible centerpiece, courtesy of Driscoll's, will keep your footprint light and your home less cluttered with holiday decorations this holiday season.
10/18/2010
Celebrate the end of eggplant season with a plate of homemade baba ganoush. Follow this simple recipe and you’ll be on your way to a yummy appetizer or a scrumptious side dish.
9/21/2010
The Corn Refiners Association is lobbying the Food and Drug Administration to change the name of high-fructose corn syrup on food labels to corn sugar.
10/9/2014
Consider bringing the health benefits of tea into your meals with these smart techniques and recipes for cooking with tea.
5/4/2011
Check out this excerpt from Healthy Beauty: Your Guide to Ingredients to Avoid and Products You Can Trust by Sam Epstein, MD, to find out more about how to swap out conventional products for healthier, natural alternatives.
6/7/2011
Check out this excerpt from Healthy Beauty: Your Guide to Ingredients to Avoid and Products You Can Trust by Sam Epstein, MD, to find out more about how to swap out conventional products for healthier, natural alternatives.
2/3/2014
Toss this lotion from Benecos Natural Beauty in your purse for well-moisturized hands wherever you are.
6/30/2010
Light pollution can interfere with your body’s ability to sleep through the night. Get a better night’s sleep by reducing light pollution in your bedroom and getting in sync with natural cycles.
9/2/2011
Herbal Choice Mari’s vegan, organic, natural hand and body lotions are naturally scented with plant-based oils.
5/11/2010
Valued for centuries for its fragrance and flavor, cinnamon has a wide variety of medicinal uses. Studies have shown that cinnamon can be useful in lowering blood sugar levels for people with diabetes, fighting infections and treating stomach ailments.
6/30/2009
Share your favorite fantastic natural beauty tips and DIY treatments with Natural Home magazine. The best tips win a prize!
1/17/2014
Discover natural health tips and remedies for every stage of your life. From tips for building better bones to relieving stress and PMS, we have the right tools for you in our Guide to Women’s Health app.
12/29/2010
The Mayo Clinic Book of Home Remedies offers scientific backing to herbal and natural medicine.
5/9/2011
When a group of graduation students began designing a home on the Navajo reservation in southeast Utah, they knew keeping it cool in the desert would be an issue. Their innovative solution—a Windcatcher—is the first of its kind in the area.
3/5/2009
I’m finishing up the loose ends on my desk before I head off for Southern California (where I hear it’s raining) and the amazing world of the 2009 Natural Products ExpoWest.
4/29/2010
Samples of sushi tuna collected from restaurants and supermarkets around the country were found to have higher than recommended levels of mercury, according to a study from Rutgers University.
5/7/2010
To encourage Americans to get the two and a half hours of exercise a week they need, a group of health experts has developed the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan, which calls for increased funding for bike paths, physical education programs and fitness facilities.
8/6/2008
The best tips for natural pet-care from The Herb Companion's latest E-Book "Natural Pet Care."
5/13/2010
Exercising outside, close to nature, makes you happier than exercising inside, according to a study from the University of Essex.
2/1/2011
Natural Home chose bamboo for its kitchenware line because it's both sustainable and beautiful.
7/12/2010
Guest blogger Bill Hutchins explains the ways in which we are increasingly removed from the deeper rhythms and cycles and flow of our source.
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.
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.
12/26/2012
Choosing the ideal products for your skin type can get complicated. Take the guesswork out of your beauty routine and get a head start on clean skin in 2013 with Elemental Herbology’s NEW Starter Kits.
7/27/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural shampoo California Baby Swimmer's Defense Shampoo and Body Wash.
2/20/2008
Amy Mayfield introduces herself to the Herb Companion public.
3/11/2011
As we watch the devastation's aftermath in Japan, the world will learn valuable lessons from a culture that reveres service to others, deep acceptance and community.
12/27/2012
Overindulged? Treat your hangover headache with one simple natural hangover remedy: honey.
6/14/2011
Stevia is a better alternative to most artificial sweeteners and sugar substitutes.
12/24/2008
Matt divulges into his New Year's resolution of using greener cleaners and more natural cleaning methods.
8/13/2013
These three easy and delicious herbal popsicle recipes will help you make good use of an overflowing summer herb garden.
6/8/2011
It's not too late to start or expand your garden this summer! Plant sun-loving herbs, vegetables and flowers for a strong harvest and bright blooms.
3/7/2012
Campbell's Soup Company has announced it will start packaging its soups with BPA-free cans as soon as an alternative becomes available.
10/15/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares a recipe for homemade French Onion soup, a classic favorite.
2/24/2011
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull finally discovers the beauty of smoothies—and shares four recipes for homemade concoctions!
4/15/2011
Gardening is for everyone, even those with disabilities who think they are unable to. The problem to overcome is how to adapt and make adjustments so hyou can grow your own organic vegetables and herbs.
8/23/2010
Get inspired by these tips and make something useful out of your used glass instead of just recycling it. From wine bottles to baby food jars, you’ll find a repurposing project that suits your recycling bin.
11/1/2010
If you’re nuts about almonds, try out this simple recipe for making fresh almond butter at home.
4/16/2012
Instead of eating it all now, learn how to pickle asparagus with this easy Spicy Pickled Asparagus recipe and save some for later in the season! Your future self will thank you.
5/10/2011
In Arizona, an intrepid desert gardener harvests rainwater to grow his own food. A Missouri garden writer feeds his soil to feed himself. In Texas, a garden wall encourages community. These are a few of my favorite gardens.
6/22/2010
Having trouble falling asleep at night? Combat insomnia with these herbal sleep aids.
6/19/2013
Soothe sunburned skin with an easy-to-make cold compress, pure aloe vera or other natural sunburn remedies.
4/25/2012
Feeling plugged up? Relieve constipation with these natural laxatives and home remedies for constipation.
6/24/2014
Take care of yourself with our picks for natural personal care products.
4/17/2014
Prevent and relieve asthma attacks by turning to natural remedies for asthma, including an anti-inflammatory diet and hydrotherapy.
3/18/2010
The natural world has many treatments for the cold and flu—and some of them might surprise you. Elderberry, Echinacea, green tea, oregano and garlic are my favorite natural remedies for treating and preventing illness.
10/21/2011
In its ongoing search for sources of high-quality botanicals, the organic spice experts at Frontier Natural Products Co-op™ recently established a working partnership with tea growers in South Africa.
5/19/2011
Lemon balm works hard for you in the kitchen, bath, medicine cabinet and yard and garden.
10/28/2010
A new study from the University of Washing found that scented products—including those labeled as organic, natural and green—release toxic chemicals that can harm our health.
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.
4/19/2011
Bee stings can cause pain and swelling. Treat your bee stings naturally with these home remedies.
8/19/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural lotions from Garden of Eve.
7/9/2011
Freelance writer and natural beauty expert Kim Wallace feeds her lip balm addiction with Brew, a new natural lip balm from Skincando Luxe.
6/1/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Lavera Baby and Children Sun Milk.
2/8/2012
Bubble and Bee’s Unscented Organic Lip Balm provides thick, rich moisture for dry, chapped lips with just three simple ingredients.
7/31/2012
Give your lips a hint of color with a tinted lip balm from the Yes to Carrots Color Balm line.
6/16/2011
Starting in 2012, the FDA will require sunscreens to protect against both UVA and UVB rays, have a minimum SPF of 15, and remove all references to “waterproof” on their labels.
1/18/2012
Foods and herbs with natural antibiotic powers keep our immune systems healthy. Check out these antibacterial foods and antibacterial herbs!
6/24/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Susan Melgren shares tips for greening your summer charcoal barbecue parties.
4/19/2010
A psychology study at the University of British Columbia found that looking at sick people can trigger our bodies to step up their immune defenses by releasing infection-fighting substances.
6/13/2012
True Natural’s Broad Spectrum SPF 50 Sunscreen line receives Natural Products Association Certification.
11/17/2011
Can't shake that cough? Clear whooping cough from your life with these natural home remedies for the treatment of whopping cough, also known as pertussis.
12/17/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews a new foaming natural body wash from HollyBeth's Natural Luxury.
7/22/2010
Researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center discovered that celery is high in 3-n-butylphthalides, a compound that can naturally lower blood pressure by dilating blood vessels and blocking stress hormones.
2/16/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural shampoo from EO.
4/6/2010
Ginger is a natural remedy for many stomach ailments: nausea, menstrual cramps, indigestion and more. Ginger also eases tired muscles and may help lower cholestrol.
7/14/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Johnson’s Natural Head-To-Toe Foaming Baby Wash.
3/30/2012
For a natural cleanse, try detox herbs such as dandelion, milk thistle, turmeric and more.
9/13/2011
John Masters Organics Bare Unscented Lotion lightweight and fragrance-free formula makes it a must-have for those with sensitivities to fragrance.
11/2/2010
It’s getting colder, and even those of us with oily skin are starting to notice dry patches and flakes on our face. Fight dry facial skin with these natural skin care tips. 
10/29/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews an exotic-flavored natural lip balm from Bath By Bettijo.
8/13/2010
Guest blogger Jenn Leonard shares her experience with natural lawn nutrition service, Bio Green.
1/16/2013
Natural beauty is as close as the kitchen. Check out these seven foods for skin—as well as some homemade beauty treatments you can make from them.
9/26/2013
With fall here, try these vegan versions of classic comfort foods: nachos, sloppy Joes and Swedish meatballs from Hilary’s Eat Well.
10/14/2010
Cool weather means it’s time to cozy up with a bowl of homemade soup. Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares some of her favorite soup recipes—and why she loves soup so much.
10/14/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull shares an inexpensive and easy recipe for yellow pea soup, a low-fat but tasty vegetarian soup.
6/4/2010
Could you have an eating disorder such as anorexia, bulimia, or orthorexia? Learn the differences between normal and harmful behaviors around food and weight. 
5/3/2010
Bathing suit season approaches! Guest blogger Stephanie Small goes beyond the standard "portion-control-and-exercise" weight loss tips to bring you the top five truths you must know in order to drop the pounds. Look for one new tip on each Monday in May. 
6/7/2010
Following a diet out of a book means you're just adhering to a set of externally imposed rules. Learn how to listen to your body for direction on what nourishes you.
1/9/2012
A National Restaurant Association survey found that serving more local food tops chefs expected trends for 2012! Keep you home diet seasonal and local, too, with this vegetarian recipe featuring winter vegetables.
5/23/2011
The Sacred Seeds Sanctuary in Costa Rica, provides an opportunity to help endangered plants adapt to and thrive in changing climate conditions.
4/26/2010
Guest blogger Stephanie Small reviews the importance of fat and its crucial role in the body. Stephanie explains why trans fats are toxic, why saturated fats are necessary and why low-fat diets don't work.
5/17/2010
Natural Home guest blogger Stephanie Small reveals the little food allergy that could mean big weight gain.
8/13/2014
Discover seven health benefits of blueberries, a tiny, nutrient-dense fruit that packs a powerful punch.
8/26/2013
SheaMoisture's hand and body scrubs are now available in six "flavors," including Olive and Green Tea, Argan Oil and Raw Shea, and Lemongrass and Ginger.
7/22/2013
True Natural expands its anti-aging lineup with the all-new Rose Anti-Aging system, providing dry and mature skin with the best care possible.
5/30/2013
Architect and land planner Helena van Vliet incorporates biophilic design principles into her renovated house to create a home connected to nature.
6/28/2013
Learn more about our new (and free!) Guide to Homemade Household Cleaners resource app. Make your own natural cleaners with this easy guide.
7/5/2013
Relieve sore muscles using ginger. Learn how to make a ginger compress in this video from Mother Earth Living Editor-in-Chief Jessica Kellner.
5/8/2014
derma e win “Grocery Headquarters” magazine Selling Wellness Trailblazer Award for the fourth time.
5/20/2014
Find allergy relief this spring with these practical tips.
1/23/2014
Bringing gemstones into your home can add beauty, and some believe they offer healing benefits, too. Find out how to incorporate beautiful gems and stones into your home and life.
7/22/2014
Take the initiative and reduce your carbon footprint at home with these six tips.
4/18/2014
Skips the hazardous commercial varieties and opt for one of these five natural air freshener options.
6/7/2011
Highlights from the 'Make Your Own Green Cleaners—for Pennies' workshop at the Mother Earth News Fair: How to use vinegar and baking soda to clean just about everything.
5/9/2011
Does the huge task of cleaning windows leave you feeling overwhelmed? Follow these six simple steps—using inexpensive materials you already have around the house—to get your windows sparkling and streak-free.
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.
6/9/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Susan Melgren shares some natural treatments you can use to care for your sunburn this summer.
4/20/2012
Palmpring introduces its line of hpyo-allergenic, 100 percent organic coconut fiber and natural latex mattresses to health-conscious Americans.
6/19/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews the newest natural shampoo from luxurious beauty company Caudalie.
4/27/2010
Phosphate levels in soda have risen dramatically in the last 20 years, and new research finds that too much phosphate intake can quicken the aging process and shave years off our lives.
2/27/2009
Conventional household cleaners contain toxic chemicals that could have adverse effects on your health. Learn how to mix up your own homemade cleaners with these suggestions from Natural Home magazine editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence.
4/28/2010
Popular fertilizers and mulches can be dangerous to our furry family members. Editorial intern Amanda Thompson discusses ways to make sure your lawn and garden are pet-friendly.
8/30/2010
If you're having trouble falling asleep, try these herbal solutions for insomnia.
12/22/2008
Don’t let the flu, a cold or any aches, anxieties and pains get the best of you this season. With the season already upon us, here are a few herbs, fruits and foods to consider to help relieve your aches, pains and anxiety.
4/4/2012
EnviroSAND is a stabilized joint sand that is specially designed for use with paving stones.
3/30/2012
Bio S.I. Technology’s Lawn and Garden Formula can help you improve soil for a better garden or lawn.
4/7/2009
Create a homemade sachet to add fresh fragrance in your home every time you vacuum.
6/18/2008
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural lip balm made from Earth Sisters Herbals. The natural lip balm is made from beeswax, shea butter, avocado oil, vitamin e and soy oil.
7/21/2008
Natural Home assistant editor reviews Eco-Lips' natural lip balm.
10/5/2011
David Salman encourages gardeners to fertilize in fall when root growth is most active and winter fertilizing imperative.
5/1/2009
You don’t have to abandon your love for herbs to stay up-to-date with the latest technology. Keep herbal knowledge at your fingertips with the new iPhone and iPod Touch application “Natural Cures.”
8/5/2010
Editor in Chief KC Compton could barely believe it when she opened Consumer Reports and read a poorly researched article about dietary supplements.
6/26/2008
A new natural lip balm, Chicken Poop, makes its way onto my lips.
6/28/2011
Drinking beet juice increases blood flow to the brain, which can help prevent dementia.
7/12/2010
With a little know-how, you can avoid mosquito bites this summer.
11/12/2009
Follow these tips for using essential oils to make your own organic perfumes.
4/15/2011
Using herbs and food to dye Easter eggs gives them beautiful, earthy color--without scary chemicals. And it's surprisingly easy.
1/29/2013
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Numi has created the Indulgent Pu-erh Tea Collection ($19.99 - $24.99). A handsome, sustainable bamboo box holds a premium sampling of Numi’s innovative, artisanal and delicious organic pu-erh teas — the perfect introduction to this innovative line.
7/30/2011
Plant German chamomile and grow your own natural first aid and body care supplies.
3/30/2010
Need a quick way to clean your mouth at the office? Drink a cup of green tea. Studies have shown that green tea fights bacteria in your mouth that might be causing bad breath or gum disease.
3/22/2011
My grandmother taught me everything I need to know about keeping my house clean—without chemicals.
11/9/2010
Rue is an interesting addition to the flower garden, a useful herb, and an attractive houseplant. You won’t regret growing rue.
12/3/2009
Polish nails naturally with safe ingredients like Argan oil.
8/24/2011
Decorating with mirrors is an easy way to increase your home’s natural light, make small rooms feel bigger, and improve your home’s interior without spending a fortune.
6/12/2008
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace tries a new vegan, natural lip balm from Herbs of Grace.
10/15/2008
Nourish Organic Citrus Stick Deodorant may be the best deodorant I have ever used. Unlike conventional deodorants, Nourish is 100 percent natural—with no trace of aluminum in its ingredient list—and is USDA organic.
2/20/2012
Made from 100 percent bamboo charcoal, Moso Bags are a fragrance free, non-toxic, and eco-friendly air purifier.
6/27/2011
Noxious fumes aren’t conducive to happy cleaning. Give all your homemade cleaning solutions an invigorating and healthy boost by adding a few drops of pure plant essential oils. Heavenly!
2/25/2011
Relieve the worst common cold symptoms with this natural drink.
2/10/2011
Keep your family healthy by paying close attention to your home's 10 germiest places.
3/12/2009
Jessica talks about the importance of healthy, nontoxic, organic mattresses and how much she loves her Land and Sky Rainforest Mattress from The Natural Bed Store.
5/11/2011
Recent studies find that many public bathrooms contain soap dispensers with bacteria-infected soap.
7/12/2010
Guest blogger Bill Hutchins comments on the relationships of our family and community and natural world.
6/23/2010
Green your oral hygiene routine with toothbrushes made from recycled yogurt containers by Preserve. Each toothbrush’s package doubles as a return envelope, so when you’re finished with the brush, mail it back to keep up the recycling process.
6/28/2011
The Natural Home and Garden offices have been overflowing with lotion recently In preparation for a product roundup in our September October 2011 issue, we called in lotions from more than half a dozen companies. With almost two dozen scents
10/8/2009
After being diagnosed with dry eye syndrome, KC is determined to find safe, natural, herbal relief.
11/14/2008
Our friends at Mountain Rose Herbs have been named the 2008 Green Business of the Year in Coop America’s People’s Choice competition. We offer them our heartiest congratulations.
3/11/2010
The National Products Association releases its natural standards and certification for household cleaners and laundry detergents.
5/12/2011
The Joy of Green Cleaning is a fantastic resource with recipes to clean everything from grout to sheepskins.
4/15/2011
Skip the chemicals this Easter and naturally color your Easter eggs with herbs and foods.
3/29/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews a new natural exfoliating mask, Jurlique Fruit Enzyme Exfoliator.
3/31/2010
This year I got the chance to attend the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California. Check out the highlights.
4/2/2010
Can’t afford to buy all organic produce? You don’t have to! Knowing which fruits and vegetables have the highest and lowest pesticide residue will decrease your exposure to toxic chemicals and save you money at the grocery store.
8/15/2011
Avoid germs by knowing which public places and objects, from public bathrooms to grocery stores, contain the highest number of germs.
3/9/2011
Soapwort has an array of health benefits. You can grow this herb in your garden and the leafy branches can be used to wash your hair, give your dog a bath or wash laundry.
7/12/2011
High blood sugar levels lead to decreased blood flow to the hippocampus, the part of the brain that forms and stories memories.
10/21/2011
Catechins and other antioxidants in green tea boost our immune systems and help fight cold-weather colds, flu and viruses.
4/21/2011
Chronic exposure to noises such as traffic can have serious side effects. Find out how noise pollution is affecting your health—and how you can reduce noise at home.
12/14/2012
Host a holiday party without worrying about litter box odor — or harsh chemicals — with Swheat Scoop.
10/3/2014
To lead a healthier lifestyle, green your home with these nine cost-effective solutions.
3/29/2013
Find relief from the discomfort of psoriasis with these herbs, lifestyle tips and general home remedies for psoriasis.
7/26/2013
Take care of poison ivy the old-fashioned way, with herbs from nature. Jewelweed is an excellent treatment for poison ivy. Use this herbal wonder to make a natural salve.
9/21/2011
Naturally cleanse your body with fruits, vegetables and other foods that fortify the liver, bind to toxins and help remove impurities from your body.
4/27/2011
Is your scalp littered with ugly white dandruff flakes? Skip the store-bought, chemical laden shampoos and treat your dandruff at home with these natural remedies.
6/4/2010
Have a headache? Instead of reaching for that bottle of ibuprofen, try one of these natural remedies for headache relief: lavender, peppermint oil, eucalyptus oil, feverfew or willow bark.
6/8/2010
Natural Home editorial assistant Susan Melgren reviews Elemental Herbs sunscreen, which uses zinc oxide to block the sun’s rays and herbal ingredients to moisturize and heal skin.
7/16/2010
Changing hormone levels during menopause bring a number of less-than-desirable side effects. Treat hot flashes, mood swings and insomnia naturally with these herbal remedies.
6/26/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews another natural shampoo in her natural shampoo series: Yes To Tomatoes Tempting Tomato Volumizing Shampoo.
7/23/2010
Suffering from a hangover? Get relief from your hangover symptoms with these natural remedies.
11/23/2010
The Therapeutic Lifestyle Change program offers a natural treatment plan for depression based on basic biological needs.
6/16/2010
If you’re sick of your allergies but don’t want to pop a pharmaceutical pill, check out these natural remedies for the prevention and treatment of seasonal allergies.
6/24/2010
Suffering from the pain of swimmer’s ear? Try one of these natural home remedies to treat your case of swimmer’s ear.
12/6/2011
This holiday season give yourself and your loved ones the gift of natural mood enhancement, improved skin, nails and hair, and overall kidney support with Canfo Natural Products NoWorries, BeautifyMe and NoStone.
10/31/2012
Store this natural beauty balm from Medicine Mama's Apothecary somewhere so it's easy to grab. This balm soothes an array of skin woes, so it's fit for travel.
6/9/2011
Conventional sunscreens aren't as effective—or as safe—as you might think. From false claims to partial protection, here are 5 scary reason why conventional sunscreens aren't the best choice.
8/4/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews a natural shampoo from Eco Nature Care.
6/14/2011
These home remedies repel ants safely without the use of chemicals or toxins.
6/23/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Yes To Carrots natural sunscreen, which contains 10 percent zinc oxide and is free of parabens, petroleum and SLS.
5/31/2011
There are many natural ways to provide painful sunburn relief.  
12/5/2012
When seeking out natural flooring materials such as hardwood, bamboo, cork and natural stone for your home, consider the pros and cons of each option.
1/31/2011
Inflammation and the loss of cartilage cause severe pain in arthritis sufferers. Reduce inflammation and relieve arthritis pain with these eight natural and herbal remedies.
5/7/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Good For You Girls, a new line of natural beauty products specially formulated for teen girls.
4/19/2013
Discover 10 natural remedies for allergies from author Michelle Schoffro Cook to make the spring allergy season more tolerable.
6/26/2013
Don't forget to protect your skin this summer! Guest blogger Seleyn DeYarus discusses the importance of organic sunscreen for summertime enjoyment.
3/20/2013
This year at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California, three new natural products stood out from the rest in the event's annual "Best of the West." Discover a new way to soothe the skin with ozonated oil, a new dipable snack option for kids, and new product to help you fall asleep faster.
8/27/2013
Get rid of canker sores faster by turning to homemade mouth rinses, probiotics and other natural home remedies for canker sores.
6/21/2012
Packed with antioxidants and other important nutrients, beets offer a lot of benefits for our hearts, brain and overall health. Just check out these six health benefits of beets!
7/21/2011
A healthy diet plays an important role in healing a peptic ulcer. Try these five foods to relieve pain and naturally treat an ulcer.
7/13/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace introduces a new line of  natural baby products from leading baby products powerhouse Johnson's. The Johnson's Natural line provides eco-conscious moms natural baby wash, baby shampoo, baby lotion and more.
4/29/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reveals what sunscreen active ingredients are safe and unsafe and recommends resources to find natural sunscreens.
2/1/2011
Natural Home beauty blogger Kim Wallace reviews Kaylala’s No. 7 Afterglow Rejuvenating Serum, which is made from moisturizing ingredients such as emu oil, organinc evening primrose oil, vitamin E and jojoba oil.
5/4/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews a natural sunscreen from Pratima. Pratima Neem Rose Face Sunscreen features zinc oxide and is SPF 30.
2/23/2012
Badger’s Damascus Rose Antioxidant Face Oil contains a blend of six moisturizing oils with antioxidant-packed extracts.
7/7/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews a convenient natural sunscreen stick from Environmental Working Group-rated company California Baby.
8/4/2011
Yeast infections are most often a result of an imbalance in the body. Treat yeast infections naturally with these tips!
7/14/2010
Next time you need a boost of energy, put down the caffeinated beverage and pick up one of these natural remedies for boosting energy.
8/20/2008
Want to be sure about what you're putting on your skin and hair? Save a little money and have a little fun mixing up these DIY beauty treatments. These natural home beauty remedies are made from basic household and kitchen ingredients!
9/1/2010
Warts, which are caused by different strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), can take years to disappear without treatment. Make your warts disappear in record time with these natural remedies!
1/15/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Badger Headache Soother Mind Balm, which helps clear sinuses with eucalyptus and peppermint oils while calming your senses with a light touch of lavender.
5/6/2011
Leave the over-the-counter medications at the store and ease your coughing with these natural remedies.
6/1/2012
Diarrhea is an uncomfortable condition. Find relief with these natural home remedies for diarrhea.
2/22/2012
Relieve pain, reduce inflammation and treat cases of otitis media and otitis externa (swimmer’s ear) with these natural remedies for ear infections.
5/14/2010
Moisturize and soothe your sunburned skin with Badger’s Bali Balm. This USDA-certified organic balm contains shea butter, cocoa butter and jojoba oil to moisturize your sun-parched skin and lavender and blue tansy to soothe and heal any sunburns.
6/15/2012
Although not a serious problem, if left untreated, bacterial or viral pink eye can cause serious damage. Speed up recovery with these natural home remedies for pink eye!
8/19/2011
Bladder infections affect millions of women each year. Taking antibiotics for a bladder infection can increase chances of a repeat infection, so bypass the pharmaceuticals and treat your bladder infection naturally with these home remedies.
9/9/2010
Age spots are a sure sign of getting older. Prevent or reduce the appearance of age spots with these natural home remedies!
6/13/2011
Chemical antibacterials, including triclosan, are health and environmental hazards. You don't have to bring these nasties into your home. Put hydrogen peroxide, tea tree oil and grapefruit seed extract to work killing germs and disinfect.
7/24/2012
Treat gout, a painful disorder that affects the joints, by controlling inflammation and lowering uric acid levels with these home remedies for gout.
12/29/2009
Make 2010 your healthiest year yet. Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace shares her five green beauty resolutions for a naturally beautiful new year!
12/7/2011
Lemon Verbena Lady finally makes a holiday-inspired craft—dried herb wreaths—from one of her favorite Christmas books. It repurposes your old potpourri into charming mini wreaths for gift giving or decorating. Part two will show you how to make a mini spice wreath.
5/10/2010
Bathing suit season approaches! Stephanie goes beyond the standard "portion-control-and-exercise" weight loss tips to bring you the top five truths you must know in order to drop the pounds. Look for one new tip on each Monday in May.
6/22/2010
Find inspiration from your local farmer’s markets and experiment with unique, fresh vegetables. Guest blogger KyLynn Hull explains her experience.
5/26/2010
Guest blogger Stephanie Small reveals the similarities between Sumo wrestlers' diets and Americans' diets.
7/22/2013
Not only is neem oil beneficial as a bio-pesticide, but it can actually enrich garden soil. Discover the benefits of neem oil for your garden!
6/23/2011
Loaded with fiber and antioxidants, oatmeal offers many health benefits, from protecting our hearts to preventing cancer and diabetes.
7/16/2013
The New Naturals Skincare Sheer Zinc Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 from Peter Lamas provides protection from both UVA and UVB rays.
8/16/2013
Dr. Hauschka Skin Care introduces its limited edition Lips and Lashes gift set for the holiday season.
4/25/2013
Reduce dark circles and minimize fine lines with Dr. Hauschka’s Daily Revitalizing Eye Cream.
1/23/2013
This lavender face toner from emerginC is a light, refreshing and gentle toner, perfect for sensitive skin. Read on to learn why you should add this product to your beauty arsenal.
5/22/2013
Sibu Beauty’s Nourishing Facial Cream is made with antioxidant-rich sea buckthorn oil, perfect for protecting and repairing skin.
3/14/2013
Start your spring cleaning this year with homemade, eco-friendly cleaners.
3/14/2013
Janeen Solberg developed these homemade cleaner recipes more than 10 years ago and still uses them today.
11/21/2011
Packed with antioxidants and vitamins, carrots offer many health benefits, from maintaining healthy eyes to reducing the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease.
7/8/2011
A well-known member of the mint family, peppermint has been used since ancient times to treat a number of ailments, including upset stomachs, skin irritations and more.
7/7/2010
Your liver works hard every day, eliminating toxins and pollutants from your body. Give your liver some TLC with these tips for natural liver cleansing.
7/17/2013
Try your hand at making your own reed diffuser oil. This fun DIY project keeps homes smelling clean and fresh without the use of possibly harmful chemicals.
2/14/2011
This DIY washing powder is simple to make, costs just pennies and smells heavenly.
11/30/2011
Conventional deodorants contain aluminum and other chemicals linked to cancer, elevated estrogen levels and other health problems. Witch hazel provides an effective and economical natural deodorant alternative.
10/14/2011
Jessica expounds on the concept of "Cures in Your Cupboard" from the September/October 2011 issue with a few additional natural remedies for anxiety, general wellness, headache and menstruation/menopause.
4/25/2013
Double up on the health benefits of apple cider vinegar and honey by pairing the two in our recipe for switchel, an ancient drink that quenches thirst and naturally boosts energy.
4/26/2013
Tired of looking tired? Try these home remedies for dark under-eye circles.
3/9/2011
Yard full of dandelions? Harvest and cook these weeds to enjoy their many health benefits.
6/20/2011
Matt and Kelly Grocoff keep cool in Michigan by taking advantage of their 110-year-old home's natural ventilation strategies. It's as easy as opening a couple of strategically placed windows.
5/26/2011
Fast-growing chickweed can soothe respiratory ailments, relieve skin conditions and aid weight loss.
4/8/2011
Stinging nettles may sound intimidating, but once you get past their prickly exterior this classic spring weed offers many health benefits.
12/18/2013
Learn the facts about antibacterial soap, what the FDA has to say about it and how you can make your own simple soap.
11/7/2013
Eschew the chemicals in conventional body care and instead make your own products with household ingredients. These three DIY beauty recipes will make your home into your personal spa.
11/25/2013
This holiday season, serve up a delicious, vegetarian pot pie made with nutrient-rich veggies.
12/30/2013
This seven-serum set from ORGO Beauty is great for aging skin. Read on to learn why you should add this product to your beauty arsenal.
4/7/2011
Find itching relief in nature. Narrow-leaved plantain is a common garden weed and also, ironically, a gardener’s best friend.
2/24/2012
Ditch the toxins in conventional laundry products. Keep your clothes clean with the best natural laundry detergent!
6/2/2010
Natural Home editorial assistant Susan Melgren reviews Badger Sunscreen. This natural sunscreen protects from UVA and UVB rays using zinc oxide and an array of organic ingredients.
3/21/2012
The new Kiss My Face Natural Mineral Formula SPF 40 blends in clear for the ultimate in safe sun protection.
3/14/2011
Learn how to make a tea for pain or menstrual cramps using white willow bark.
8/20/2010
A recent study found that consuming dairy products with the probiotic Lactobacillus gasseri can help reduce abdominal fat in overweight people.
12/23/2010
MegaFood’s line of immunity-boosting supplements, including vitamin D3, a daily multivitamin and a probiotics blend, support good immune health.
10/26/2010
Sleeping fewer than seven hours a night will cause your body to hold onto fat and lose muscle mass, but sleeping for a full night will help your body to burn fat.
8/4/2010
The world's largest garden yields an abundance of fruits and vegetables, some easily recognized, others, a new experience! A mystery herb appeared in our box of organic vegetables this week. What in the world is stevia?
4/15/2010
Up to 75 percent of antibacterial products carry triclosan and triclocarban, hormone-disrupting chemicals that affect brain and nervous system development.
7/1/2010
Guest blogger, Randy Buresh, knowns that life can be stressful. He provides a list of herbs to help you relax.
7/9/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews John Masters Organics Pomegranate Facial Nourishing Oil. Get 20 percent off this product until July 31, 2009.
1/31/2011
Pebbles, rocks and stones are beautiful, natural materials that add beauty and a very classic look to any style design. 
3/24/2010
Want to improve your memory? These natural memory enhancers can help you out: ginkgo biloba, magenisum, blueberry juice, rhodiola and fish oil.
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.
7/7/2011
Pangea Organics Hand and Body Lotion goes on smoothly, leaves hands moisturized and comes in four unusual scents.
10/6/2011
October means it’s time for Breast Cancer Awareness month—and a new onslaught of pinkwashing.
6/15/2011
ALŌ Drink blends are made with real aloe vera pulp and juice straight from the aloe vera plant - never reconstituted from powder.
7/12/2011
Fusing green science with time-honoured beauty rituals, Bionée provides certified organic beauty and personal care products for new mothers and babies.
9/8/2011
Rid your home of pesky fruit flies with this simple, nontoxic, homemade fruit fly trap.
3/3/2011
In the wake of a study that shows access to public transportation is crucial to lowering carbon footprint, the Smarter Cities Project names the top regions for smart transit.
6/7/2011
Here are some highlights from my workshop, "Make Your Own Green Cleaners—for Pennies" at the Mother Earth News Fair. Throw away your chemical cleaners and get your home sparkling the healthy way!
6/11/2010
Natural Home editorial assistant Susan Melgren reviews Purple Prairie Botanicals SunStuff natural sunscreen lotion. SunStuff uses zinc oxide to provide SPF 30 protection against UVA and UVB rays.
2/8/2012
Organique by Himalaya, a line of pure personal care products made by Himalaya Herbal Healthcare, received the NPA Natural Standard Seal on all 20 products.
7/13/2010
The sunscreens you use may not offer the amount of protection you need.
2/14/2011
Every herb has a story, and that of licorice begins with its reputation as a “sweet herb.” Plants are put on this earth to provide nourishment and healing benefits. Licorice is one of those unique and special plants that does both.  
7/11/2011
Bilberries can help you maintain your eye health.
3/11/2010
Learn which natural facial scrubs are good for you and the environment.
3/1/2012
Urban Moonshine will introduce its new certified organic Energy Tonic at Natural Products Expo West, the industry’s largest event taking place on March 8th.
3/21/2011
Sonya Newenhouse discusses some of the issues with synthetic gypsum drywall and documents the steps she will take to avoid electromagnetic fields in her new house.
8/25/2010
Mother Earth News Radio recently interviewed Jim May, the first person to bring Stevia rebaudioside into the United States. Stevia is known most for its naturally sweet leaves. Listen to the interview here. 
2/28/2011
With just three ingredients and two simple steps, you can clear away germs and freshen your home's air to welcome spring.
12/22/2008
With all the wonderful products that walk across our desks here at Natural Home, here are a few that have stood out during the holiday season. Grab these last-minute gifts for your friends, family, or even yourself. And remember: Green is not just for the holidays. Any of these products would be great year round.
2/21/2011
You can get your whole house fresh and shiny clean with just five ingredients: lemons, vinegar, baking soda, tea tree oil and salt.
2/25/2011
There's more to your zodiac sign than you may think. Embrace your sign with these zodiac-related herbs.
3/22/2012
Natural beauty products crafted without parabens have a shorter shelf life. Discover the expiration date on some common natural beauty products.
10/19/2011
PRIMAVERA skin care has just made its U.S debut and is quickly raising the bar in the field of natural and organic skin care.
7/8/2008
Standing true to its motto, “Free yourself of harmful chemicals,” Onesta Hair Care is a promising new natural shampoo and hair care line.
4/19/2012
ThermaCell’s Outdoor Lantern can simultaneously be used as a mosquito repellent and light, making it a great choice for the patio, cottage or camping.
2/9/2011
If you’re a dog owner you know that fleas can be a common hassle. These three herbs offer an alternative way to battle this pesky problem.
6/12/2008
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural lip balm from Bubble and Bee Organic.
5/4/2010
The Total Omega Orange-Cream Swirl from Barlean’s Organic Oils combines flaxseed oil, borage seed oil and fish oil to provide a balanced source of Omega-3, 6 and 9 fatty acids. Better yet? Its sweet orange-cream flavor makes taking your daily supplements fun!
11/13/2008
Jessica talks about her recent trip to the Washington D.C. Green Festival and other locations the Natural Home crew will be visiting this fall and winter.
1/21/2009
Weigh in as Natural Home collects reader and contributor suggestions on "greening the White House."
5/5/2011
Happy May 5th. What are you doing to celebrate? If you’re like me, then today is the day to whip up your favorite tacos, snack on sensational salsa and, most importantly, mix yourself some margaritas. This year, why not try the stevia-sweetened mix Sinless Margarita.
6/18/2008
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews peppermint natural lip balm from EO.
12/15/2010
Exercise can boost mental health and help relieve depression as part of the Therapeutic Lifestyle Change’s natural approach to treating depression.
3/2/2009
Organic Essence now offers lip balms in biodegradable, compostable eco-tubes.
6/18/2008
As scandalous as it once seemed to be, the Hemp Lip Protector at The Body Shop isn't that crazy
11/16/2011
A new study suggests aromatherapy may help patients feel less stress before a procedure.
9/29/2010
Whether you’re just starting out on the green path or looking for more ways to live sustainably, check out Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills by Raleigh Briggs, which teaches simple domestic skills to help you lead a DIY life.
8/31/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Prairie Essence Herbal Garden Lip Balm, a natural lip balm made from a blend of rosemary and herb essential oils.
11/20/2009
Myriah Scruggs and Nadia Yaron, the design duo behind Nightwood, deconstruct abandoned furniture pieces and then reconstruct them into folksy-modern works of art.
2/16/2011
Relax and relieve your stress with these three herbs.
5/20/2009
Gardener’s All Natural Hand Balm with Shea Butter by SunFeather Natural Soap Company ($9) is a delectable combination of olive oil and shea butter scented with lavender, lemon and ginger essential oils.
5/18/2012
Tessemae’s All Natural announces the release of its line of gluten-free salad dressing and marinades.
4/27/2011
Make your own all-purpose cleaners, dishwasher detergent and mildew remover with safe, simple ingredients. Ever think you'd be doing dishes with Kool-Aid?
1/13/2011
Looking for a safe way to treat common pet maladies naturally? This article outlines some common herbs and their uses.
8/16/2010
Tired of those cheap cardboard car air fresheners that are ugly and have a fake, overpowering odor? Try this easy solution.
10/15/2009
One guest blogger responds to a post about dry eye syndrome with some natural, herbal remedies that can help.
9/10/2009
Natural Home assistant editor reviews USDA-certified organic natural lip balm from Yes To Carrots.
10/12/2011
Editor in Chief K.C. Compton interviews some experts who are spreading the word on herbs.
3/28/2011
Alka-Seltzer can give your cleaning routine a little extra fizz. Try it for unclogging drains and cleaning toilets.
7/7/2011
Our bones need a variety of nutrients to keep them healthy. Make sure you're meeting the recommended amounts!
2/16/2009
Washing the dishes is a necessary evil, but it doesn’t have to be a burden on your wallet or the planet. Dani dishes about how to green your dishwashing routine.
12/14/2011
If you suffer from bouts of anxiety, there’s no need to panic—or pop a prescription pill. Try these natural remedies for relieving anxiety.
3/17/2011
A California couple is hitting the road in a greened-up Airstream to share and gather lessons on living sustainbly.
12/16/2008
Howard Naturals Leather Conditioning Cream is loaded with creamy, natural ingredients that made my dull boots instantly shine.
10/22/2010
If you're tired of trying prescription migraine medications to treat your pain, try these natural remedies.
3/19/2012
Conventional toothpaste is loaded with fluoride, SLS, triclosan and other chemicals. Learn the dangers of fluoride and explore the world of natural toothpastes!
4/19/2011
Whip olive oil, vinegar and lemon juice into a cheap, effective polish for wood furniture.
3/5/2010
Choosing natural, environmentally friendly flooring is an easy way to keep your home healthy. Choose natural linoleum, cork, sustainable wood, natural wool carpet or tile.
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.
5/23/2011
'Green' cleaning products are awash with misleading labels and false claims. Always look for a third-party certification to assure you're buying the healthiest, most environmentally friendly cleaners.
2/18/2011
Treat your dry, itchy throat this winter with these herbal remedies
9/23/2010
Unused and expired medications are difficult to recycle. Participate in National Take-Back Day this Saturday for an easy, safe way to dispose of old pills.
2/2/2012
Our Natural Home & Garden cover shoot process has evolved throughout the year. Read a behind-the-scenes take on our covers.
12/15/2011
Give your immune system a boost with Berries for Life BerryImmune supplement, which combines the powers of elderberry, cranberry and beta-glucan.
8/5/2010
Beside the fact that the blooming "Corpse Flower" smells like, well, a rotting corpse, it's still quite the event.
9/16/2010
NOTE We never trade products for mentions in our blogs or our published magazine. We do receive free samples and will mention them only if we like the product or find it especially effective.  A few years ago a friend
10/7/2014
All it takes is a few deliberate and creative tweaks to turn our living space into a healthful, stress-free environment. Follow these 10 simple solutions to do just that.
10/21/2014
Adopting a healthy lifestyle—and keeping it—doesn’t happen overnight. Use these expert tips to build the foundation of life well-lived.
7/19/2011
Thanks to its live cultures, yogurt can balance bacteria in the body, offering a number of health and even beauty benefits. Discover the health benefits of yogurt!
10/4/2010
Leading organic personal-care products company Badger celebrates national Fair Trade Month 2010 one fair trade-certified cocoa butter kiss at a time.
10/27/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace feeds her addiction to lip balm and reviews Shea Terra Organics Menthe Orange Organic Shea Lip Butter.
3/26/2009
Beyond Coastal Mineral Sunscreen is loaded with vitamins, minerals and moisturizers.
11/1/2011
Good for cleaning home and body, baking soda has many uses, from absorbing odors to keeping hair shiny and carpet fresh.
2/17/2011
High blood pressure can lead to serious health complications. Reduce your risk for hypertension by incorporating these eight steps into a healthy lifestyle.
11/12/2010
As you combat dry facial skin this winter, consider using a moisturizing face mask, such as Kahina Antioxidant Mask, once a week to treat your skin to an extra dose of high-power hydration.
2/14/2012
Packed with nutrients, fiber and antioxidants, pears make a delicious but healthful snack. Just check out these five health benefits of pears!
10/6/2010
Herbs contan antioxidants and other helpful properties that can improve memory, boost cognitive function and keep your brain in shape as you age.
7/19/2013
Discover a few health benefits of watermelon, a favorite summertime treat.
4/22/2010
Home sick for the day, Natural Home editorial assistant Susan Melgren tests the effectiveness of natural home remedies for nasal congestion, sore throat and aching muscles.
10/13/2011
Loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, walnuts provide an array of impressive health benefits, from protecting our hearts to preventing cancer and diabetes.
7/22/2014
When caring for your hair with conventional beauty products is not enough, supplement your hair care with these five fabulous herbs for healthy hair.
1/17/2014
This bee-friendly body-care product from the Savannah Bee Company is a great winter product. Read on to learn why you should use the Royal Jelly Body Butter to moisturize and hydrate your skin.
6/16/2014
Tame frizz with this botanical-rich leave-in conditioning mist from John Masters Organics.
2/18/2011
A new study links diet soda to increased risk of fatal cardiac problems, while a health group connects caramel coloring in soda to cancer.
12/14/2010
Contributer Susan Belsinger shares her experience with severe eye irritation and a low-cost home herbal cure.
6/23/2011
We aren't the only ones who suffer from seasonal allergies. Try a few of these methods to get your pets back to their energetic, playful selves.
2/22/2011
Make a nutritionally rich face mask and a tropical exfoliator to take advantage of all the health benefits of the avocado.
7/9/2010
Protect yourself against mosquitoes, ticks and other insects with natural insect repellents.
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.
6/17/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson packs up her natural space and moves to a new apartment. 
5/15/2012
Exposure to UV rays can permanently damage and prematurely age eyes. Protect your eyes from UV radiation with these tips.
4/27/2009
Transforming Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson’s space started with an empty living room, and now it slowly resembles a livable space with seating. After buying a used love seat and ottoman, she recovers both so they match the room’s theme.
11/7/2011
Prevent and treat heartburn at home with these natural remedies.
4/16/2012
Sugar is a staple in many households. Try these six uses for sugar for a new way to use this conventional sweetener.
11/11/2011
Personalize your gift giving with a unique herb garden gift. While this time of year conjures images of poinsettias that fade and collect dust long before the holiday festivities are done, a customized herb kit is a meaningful gift that will provide fresh herbs and provide naturally lush décor for many months afterward.
8/24/2010
Buck’s Biscuits Gourmet Dog Treats are made with organic ingredients and contain no preservatives, making them the perfect, all-natural dog treat for your furry friend.
7/29/2009
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace spots a great deal! Send in your old lipstick to Lavera, a natural cosmetics company, and Lavera will send you a $10 coupon to purchase a new, natural lipstick online!
4/13/2010
A study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hopsital in Boston found that drinking one to two glasses of beer, wine or spirits a day can help women keep off extra weight.
6/14/2011
You don't have to spend a fortune and buy nasty chemicals to run your dishwasher. Whip up powdered or liquid dishwasher detergent in minutes--and don't forget to add essential oil. You'll get a dose of aromatherapy while your dishes get clean.
5/29/2012
Soaking in an Epsom salt bath can help your body easily absorb magnesium, helping to relieve stress, soothe sore muscles and detox your body.
4/20/2009
Natural Home editorial intern Stephanie Nelson builds an end table out of a salvaged window frame and four legs.
3/8/2011
Naturally healthy skin need not be a daunting, complex task. It can be a delightful ritual using natural ingredients found in your own home. The important first step is to simplify your beauty routine. Learn about the five necessities.
3/3/2011
Scientific research backs the use of two familiar herbs for the treatment of mild depression.
12/29/2010
If you have a stressed cat, try one of these herbal remedies to soothe the nerves of your furry friend.
12/1/2011
These powerhouse herbs are great for runners. They act as natural energy enhancers, improve stamina and endurance, heal aches and pains and improve circulatory health.
6/28/2010
Fight computer eyestrain with herbs and minerals that naturally improve vision and fight age-related macular degeneration.
7/6/2011
Herbs can produce a wide variety of natural dyes, and some from useful plants you may already grow!
3/14/2011
Take a look at these herbs to fight colds, flus and ear infections.
7/24/2008
Honeybees are disappearing fast, and nobody really knows why. One way you can help yourself and the bees is to try the classic Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm. Five percent of the sales from the balm will go to CCD research.
12/17/2010
Sleep deprivation and depression go hand-in-hand. Improve your overall health and find relief from depression by maintaining a consistent sleep schedule.
7/8/2008
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews natural body wash from Kathy's Family.
12/22/2010
Seeking out social support, whether from friends and family, a support group or talk therapy, can help overcome depression as part of a natural treatment plan.
2/4/2010
For puffy eyes there’s nothing better than some good old fashioned cucumber.
3/19/2010
The Natural Resources Defense Council is teaming up with popular country, bluegrass and folk musicians, including Dave Matthews and Patty Loveless, for Music Saves Mountains—a one-night fundraising event to end mountaintop removal coal mining in the Appalachians.
9/15/2010
Choose organic cotton tampons, pads and panty liners from Organyc for a healthy, eco-friendly period.
3/21/2011
On Thursday, March 10, our friends from the American Botanical Council hosted their annual ABCelebration. During the reception, three important people were recognized for their tremendous work in the herbal industry.
11/17/2011
Color your hair at home with Tints of Nature salon-grade permanent hair color, made with a natural soy base, which mitigates the damage and health risks typically associated with coloring hair.
12/16/2010
Stopping rumination, or dwelling on negative thoughts, can help relieve depression. Find alternative ways to fill your time—and stay happier!
11/30/2010
Does stress or anxiety keep you jittery during the day and awake all night? Check out the benefits of passionflower for a calming rest.
4/20/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews Yes To Cucumbers Natural Glow Facial Towelettes.
10/24/2011
Vitamin D promotes good bone, immune system and mental health. Want to boost your intake of this essential nutrient? Add these good sources of vitamin D to your diet!
2/16/2011
Clear your home's air naturally for better health and well being.
10/27/2011
Based on a "Brownie Blind Taste Test" recently conducted, Dancing Deer's all-natural, baked-from-scratch brownies won the taste test battle by a wide margin.
7/20/2010
Naturally sweet and healing, honey has uses in the pantry, the medicine cabinet and the beauty drawer. Discover the health and beauty secrets of honey with these four uses for honey.
1/23/2013
Take advantage of the health benefits of sweet potatoes with these tips.
1/12/2011
Instead of using synthetic scents, try this simple natural trick to make your home smell delicious. 
4/26/2011
Some foods can help you get better sleep. Try these tips to fight insomnia with natural sleep aids.
2/11/2011
Maintaining good heart health doesn’t have to be a chore! Incorporate these three steps into your life to have some fun while keeping your heart healthy.
4/4/2011
My favorite experience at the Natural Products Expo West was the 6th Annual FIG Media Luncheon, hosted by the Fresh Ideas Group. This year, the panelists discussed how to pave the road for a healthier future.
8/21/2014
Although we should limit our sugar consumption for health, coconut sugar is a healthier alternative to refined white sugar.
8/4/2014
Treat your skin to the wonderfully delicious scent of vanilla with this luxurious vanilla sugar scrub from Garden Apothecary.
9/8/2014
Prevent dry, cracked heels with this clove-scented Cracked Skin Relief Crème from derma e.
7/12/2013
This Intensive Spot Treatment from Santalia is gentle on skin with plenty of acne-fighting power, perfect for sensitive skin. Read on to learn why you should add this product to your beauty arsenal.
10/7/2014
Try our editor’s picks for five skin-care solutions that are sure to give you a healthy complexion.
8/24/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews all-natural, vegan Hurraw! lip balm's new Black Cherry Tinted Lip Balm and Tinted Cinnamon Lip Balm.
1/10/2012
Fish oil supplements are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, which do an amazing array of wonders for the body. Just check out these health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids!
4/15/2013
Moisturizing your face with botanical oils is a centuries-old practice from ancient Rome that is becoming popular once again. Check out three facial oils that I love using right now.
8/6/2010
Hormone fluctuations the week before your period can lead to cramps, bloating fatigue and mood swings. Prevent PMS symptoms by monitoring your diet and avoiding these six foods.
4/13/2012
Loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants, asparagus offers a lot more than a tasty side dish. Check out these health benefits of asparagus!
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.
2/3/2012
Anti-aging herbs such as ginkgo, bilberry and turmeric can improve memory, ease arthritis and treat other ailments caused by aging.
3/29/2013
Give yourself a little extra reason to treasure your time in the garden by perusing the gardening articles from our March/April 2013 issue. We teach you how to have your earliest spring garden, give you tips on reducing your gardening resources, show you an unexpected source of nutrition, and much more!
2/28/2013
Tackle chronic inflammation with anti-inflammatory herbs such as turmeric, ginger, boswellia and more.
11/18/2010
Bypass cold and flu season this year with natural remedies, herbal supplements, TLC and a little common sense.
3/12/2012
Conventional over-the-counter painkillers like ibuprofen, aspirin and acetaminophen carry risks such as internal bleeding, liver toxicity and increased risk of stroke and heart attack.
11/15/2012
Protect your heart and brain and prevent cancer by eating grapes. Check out these five health benefits of grapes!
6/26/2012
Salt can soak up stains, clean pots and pans and exfoliate skin. Check out these and other uses for salt!
2/20/2014
For an extra burst of energy in the morning, indulge in this citrus-scented Sun Shower body scrub from The Orange Owl.
3/13/2014
Minimize the appearance of dull, aging skin with Larenim Mineral's anti-aging serum, Youth Bloom Gel.
9/18/2013
Reaching for the painkillers every month? Read on for natural ways to relieve PMS symptoms.