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5 Perfect Magazines For a Natural Parenting Lifestyle

Send to Kindle Sometimes it feels really nice to sit back and relax with a magazine instead of starring at a screen all the time. Plus, there’s something about holding it in your hand and flipping the pages that is comforting. If you’re raising a family, and like to live a more natural lifestyle, you’ll […]

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Garden Fresh Salsa Recipes

6 Easy, Flavorful Garden-Fresh Salsa Recipes

Send to Kindle Backyard gardens are bursting with fresh veggie goodness at this time of year. It’s finally time to enjoy the fruits of our labor! Why not start the celebration with some garden-fresh salsa? Salsa is one of the healthiest and most delicious snack foods out there. And making it fresh blows the lids […]

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Workout Wednesday: The Cardio Dance Workout

Send to Kindle I love running, I really do, but I have to be honest here—I hate cardio workouts at the gym. I know you’re probably thinking “Wait…what? That makes no sense at all!” and that thought is totally justified. While running outside offers a change of scenery, cardio workouts indoors do not. My biggest […]

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Workout Wednesday: Is Your Protein Shake Good for You?

Send to Kindle   Protein shakes are everywhere in the fitness world. They’re at the gym, in the office, and at home, and are one of the most popular supplements available today. Whey protein may top the list of choices for many people, but there are soy, pea, and hemp proteins, as well as a […]

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Workout Wednesday: Why Form Matters When Doing Sit-Ups

Send to Kindle Sit-ups. Those horrible exercises we were all made to do in middle school gym class and sports practice. They probably made your back sore and your stomach muscles probably hurt for days afterward. We’ve all been there. While sit-ups are the go-to for stronger, more developed abs, many people may not realize […]

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Cage-Free, Free-Range, Pasture-Raised, Organic: What are You Really Buying When you Buy Eggs?

Send to Kindle It seems the grocery store is getting more and more confusing as new health information and streams of marketing lingo hit the shelves. Things have gotten particularly perplexing in the egg department. From breakfast to baking, eggs are a staple in most households. They play a particularly big role in mine – […]

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Big Name Brands Go non-GMO – Can We Trust Them?

Send to Kindle The organic section at your local grocery store might be getting a little bigger these days. You may even notice recognizable brands proudly proclaiming their products are “non-GMO,” “gluten free” or “USDA organic.” So is the tide turning in the food industry? Or is this just another marketing ploy? Could it simply […]

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The EWG’s Best and Worst of Sunscreens 2015 [Infographic]

Send to Kindle For health-conscious people like you, summertime presents a tricky, Catch-22 type of situation. You want to get outdoors so you can enjoy the season, and you’ll also need to protect your skin from the sun. But you don’t want to spread potentially harmful ingredients all over your body or on any member […]

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Hormonal Birth Control Side Effects: How the Pill Can Wreak Havoc on your Mood

Send to Kindle The past year and a half has been one of the most difficult times of my life. I graduated college, succeeded in getting a job in my field, moved in with my amazing boyfriend, made new friends and started preparing for a stable future while also enjoying the here and now. “So […]

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How to Clean your Dog’s Teeth Naturally

Send to Kindle Good dental health isn’t just important for you, but for your dog, too. From brushing, to dealing with yucky bacteria, to feeding, we’ve got some simple natural tips to help you keep your best friends teeth in good shape! 

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