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As the use of supplements and vitamin increase in the U.S., they are under scrutiny in other parts of the world.
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.
Be on the look for these food dyes in your children's foods. They may be doing more harm than good.
A summertime symbol, the firefly, is slowly disappearing from nature. Read how you can help prevent this from happening.
Doctors have created a 'Peanut Patch' that will potentially treat the effect of peanut allergies.
In light of the recent natural disasters in Japan, two woman are asking herbalist to ban together to help protect a few lives and donate herbal supplies for an organization called Herb for Japan.
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.
Skip the chemicals this Easter and naturally color your Easter eggs with herbs and foods.
Beware of certain produce if you're pregnant. Some pesticides may affect your growing child.
Learn more about La Plaza Cultural community garden in New York City; create a recycled garden at home.
Believe it or not, terrariums are coming back into style. Learn how to make your own terrarium with these easy steps.
A restaurant heads to the rooftops for eco-friendly gardening.
A few jayhawks planted a medicinal garden at the University of Kansas.
Go green this winter to prepare for your spring garden. You can easily create a beautiful garden by reusing normal household items.
The Herb Society of America hosted an open house to celebrate its newly constructed headquarters in Kirkland, Ohio. Check out the photos.
Coffee may be more beneficial to your health than previously thought. A new study explains the connection of coffee and decrease in stroke risk among women.
Kriste Misiak and her family won our Ultimate Garden Giveaway, receiving farm equipment and tools for all of their farming needs.
Indulge on Fat Tuesday with these three Mardi Gras-inspired recipes. Bring the celebration right to your home.
The Jewish holiday of Passover is just around the corner. Check out these great recipes for a flaver-filled celebration.
Learn how to incoporate healthy, antioxidant-rich superfoods into your daily meals.
Native ladybugs are disappearing around the nation. Learn more about how you can help stop this problem.
A new study suggests that cell phone radiation may be to blame for the massive decline in the bee population.
The sunscreens you use may not offer the amount of protection you need.
Check out this list of herbsl supplements that can interact negatively with heart medications.
Beside the fact that the blooming "Corpse Flower" smells like, well, a rotting corpse, it's still quite the event.
Hydrate your dry scalp and make you hair shine this winter with these three soothing herbal hair rinses.
Treat your dry, itchy throat this winter with these herbal remedies
There's more to your zodiac sign than you may think. Embrace your sign with these zodiac-related herbs.
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.
Kidney stones affect many Americans. Here are some herbal remedies to help stop them.
One doctor decides to make a cross-country journey to promote natural healing and health.
As the weather get warmer and the bugs starts to hatch, stop them from coming in your house with these natural insect repellents.
Light up your Valentine's Day with all natural, herbal homemade candles.
Try these five herbs to ease winter aches.
Skip the store-bought hand sanitizers. Instead create your own natural herbal hand sanitizers with Aloe Vera and essential oils.
Take a trip across the pond with the Lemon Verbena Lady to discover a 300-year-old garden.
These superfoods may prevent degenerative diseases. Check how green tea and blueberries can help fight Alzheimer's disease.
Despite their widespread use, nanoparticles are not well classified, regulated or even understood. Fortunately, the FDA is signaling a turn toward more accurate classification and rules for their use.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has concerns about how BPA affects infants’ and children’s health. Studies have shown that BPA can affect reproduction, development, metabolism and behavior in children.
USDA tests have discovered pesticide residue on a large majority of cilantro samples, including products not approved for use on the herb.
People on both coasts of the U.S. are worried about Japan's leaking radiation entering their food supply—but is there really cause for concern?
Packaged brownies sold as dietary supplements with added melatonin raise health concerns from the public.
The Natural Resources Defense Council sues the FDA to get triclosan and triclocarban, synthetic hormone-disrupting chemicals that are bad for our health and the environment, out of personal-care products.
The Food and Drug Administration has ordered the makers of Botox to place a “black-box” warning on its packaging. An update on the harmful toxins found in Botox.
The Federal Drug Administration has issued a cilantro recall on a certain brand of the popular herb. Read on to keep your family safe.
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.
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.
Learn the facts about antibacterial soap, what the FDA has to say about it and how you can make your own simple soap.
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!
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.