It’s time to put the green in your clean! Common household cleaners contain toxic chemicals that can be harmful to your health. You can create safe, eco-friendly cleaning products using essential oils and other natural and inexpensive ingredients you can find at any natural grocery store.
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If a product features a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Organic seal, it means that the pet food was made without the use of pesticides, artificial fertilizers, or growth hormones.
Also known as legumes, beans are one of the most ancient and nutritious foods in the world.
We’ve all done it at one time or another: reached for a bag of chips, box of cookies, or candy bar to satisfy not just hunger, but an inner emotional need. Whether it’s boredom, anger, fear, guilt, worry, loneliness, or sadness that we’re experiencing, we let food comfort us.
Chile peppers, aka cayenne, are full of contradictions. They’re hot enough to hurt—yet they can relieve pain, improve circulation, stimulate the appetite, and cool you down in hot weather.
We all know about the growing obesity and diabetes problem plaguing our kids these days, and it’s great that solutions are becoming more prevalent. But we can’t treat these issues the way we do a cold. That is to say, we can’t just give kids healthy food and expect them to change how they eat. The solution must be holistic, incorporating food education that promotes awareness and connection to what we put into our bodies.
You’ve heard of turning lemons into lemonade, what about turning a lawn weed into a side dish or beverage? When it comes to the dandelion, you can do just that.
“Anyone who opens his or her eyes sees a natural world so threatened by industrial agriculture that it’s tempting to drop off the grid and raise a few chickens,” laments food journalist Mark Bittman. But is organic agriculture a viable means for feeding a worldwide population that is expect to grow to more than 9 billion by the middle of this century?