5 Handy Kitchen Tools

These helpful items make it easy to reduce food waste and make homemade healthy food.

Green Nutrition

Use this guide to discover the health benefits of mustard greens, chard, collards and other healthy leafy greens.

Why Businesses are Going Green

The ongoing development of eco-friendly technology and healthy workplace innovations can be profitable for big businesses.

Get Out! The Simplest Way to Improve Your Mental Health

A majority of our days are often spent in an office, our homes or other indoor environments, so much so that our bodies and minds begin to think this is natural. Discover how time spent outdoors can improve your mental health.

The Nutritious Reasons We Love Coconut Milk

There are a seemingly endless amount of reasons we love coconut milk. Rich in healthful fats, it can convert fat into energy, is loaded with nutrients and can even improve cholesterol. Learn more.

7 Health and Fitness Tips for the Office

A sedentary desk job can have a negative impact on our health, leading to such things as obesity and heart problems. Turn to these seven office fitness tips to help you stay healthy.

Best Products for a Healthy Summer

Stay healthy during the dog days of summer with this roundup of useful ideas and products, including better sunscreen, smart eye protection, chemical-free insect repellent and more.

Mango Sorbet Recipe

Make this refreshing, tropical mango sorbet to help you enjoy hot summer nights.

How to Best Balance Work and Family

If you are struggling with finding the right balance between work and your family, turn to these tips to attain happiness both personally and professionally.

5 Natural Remedies for Healthy, Nourished Skin

There are several medicinal plants that are not only fun to grow, but also have beneficial properties that can boost skin health. Nourish and hydrate dry, dull skin, prevent breakouts and fight aging with the natural remedies provided by these five plants.

Preparing for Your Home Birth

Reduce stress and help ensure the best birthing experience possible with these simple tips for preparing your home for a home birth.

Understanding Female Hair Loss

Typically viewed as a male problem, hair loss can be an emotional time for women who experience it. Discover potential causes and treatments available for female hair loss.

The Benefits of Home Birth

The benefits of home birth outweigh the risks for many expectant mothers. These simple perks can help you decide if it’s the right choice for you and your family.

Baked Apples Recipe

Keep delectable baked apples moist by wrapping them in parchment paper before baking.

Home Remedies for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Commercial toothpastes and gels are not the only way to keep your mouth and teeth fresh and clean. Try these home remedies for healthy teeth and gums without the risky chemicals.

5 Ways to Get Healthy, and Stay There

Adopting a healthy lifestyle—and keeping it—doesn’t happen overnight. Use these expert tips to build the foundation of life well-lived.

A New Favorite Sugar

Although we should limit our sugar consumption for health, coconut sugar is a healthier alternative to refined white sugar.

A New Favorite Flour

Organic spelt flour makes for a simple and healthier replacement for white flours in many recipes.

5 Herbs for Healthy Hair

When caring for your hair with conventional beauty products is not enough, supplement your hair care with these five fabulous herbs for healthy hair.

Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

Start your morning off right with this breakfast smoothie recipe packed with a serving of fruits and vegetables.

3 Bhakti Chai Holiday Recipes

Spice up your holiday recipes with the warm spicy notes of Bhakti Chai concentrate in classic pecan pie, cozy egg nog and festive spiced nuts.

Heading to the Mother Earth News Fair

The upcoming Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, Mother Earth News Fair promises hundreds of presentations on sustainable, self-reliant living; dozens of animals on display; delicious food; and tons of fun.

Behold the Miracle of the Earth: 8 Healthy Living Tips

Peruse our articles about healthy living from the July/August 2013 issue. In this issue we teach you how to enjoy your bountiful garden harvest all year; give you product recommendations to create a healthier, simpler, more self-sufficient home; show you simple solutions for quick breakfasts; discuss the basics of simple and affordable DIY body-care products; and much more!

Lisa’s Organics Introduces Vegetable Side Dishes Line

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.

A Few Reasons to Love Plum Organics

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.

Delicious Nutritious Barley Risotto

A healthier version of the classic rice risotto, delicious barley risotto is easy to make and fun to modify with whatever ingredients you have in your kitchen.

EWG’s Online Guide to Healthy Cleaning

In an effort to help consumers find safer products, the Environmental Working Group has created an online guide that rates more than 2,000 household cleaners for safety of ingredients and disclosure of contents.

The 2012 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 Lists

The 2012 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 Lists from the Environmental Working Group helps shoppers limit their pesticide exposure while saving money.

Toxic Chemicals Found in Gardening Products

A new study from the Ecology Center found traces of lead, cadmium, BPA, phthalates and hazardous flame retardants in gardening products—and that chemicals in hoses leach into water.

Making Savory Nettle Chips

Try this delicious recipe for salty, crunchy stinging nettle chips made fresh from the garden.

No More Excuses: Stairs or Elevator?

Whether you should take stairs or the elevator is a daily question. So if you think you don't have time to take the stairs, think again. Research shows that taking the stairs saves time in the day.

Healthful Tailgating Recipes

Don't let the fun of football season leave you fatter! Try these low-fat calories are your next tailgate instead.

Decorate Your Outdoors!

It's time to think about decorating your outdoors with eco-friendly funriture, rugs and of course, organic flowers, vegetables and plants.

Get Kids to Eat Their Colors!

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!

Healthy, Green Design: The Man Cave

A man’s room, or “man cave” is a private dwelling that a man can use to hang out with his buddies, watch tv, play games, etc. It can be decorated in a masculine fashion. There are some great natural products for this room. 

Gearing Up For Spring Gardening

It’s never too early to start thinking about planting your garden for the spring. I know I am already thinking about spring and warm weather. Spring officially starts Sunday, March 20th and it’s important to know when it is the right time to purchase your flowers and begin the planting process.

Super Foods for the Super Bowl

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.

Fresh Berries Recipe: Healthy Blueberry Bran Muffins

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.

Green Your Fourth of July Party

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.

Eating Organic: The Dirty Dozen and the Clean 15

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.

Fabulous Organic Bed

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.

Green Your Life: Out to Lunch

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.

Food Wise: Fruit as a Reward

Giving fruit as a reward for potty training was successful with my niece and healthier than candy, even the natural kind.