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Entries by Organic from 01/2012

How Toxic Is Your Nail Polish Really?

| Posted 01.04.2012 | Green

You're no eco-dummy. You don't need to do a lick of research to know that a product that comes in every hue of the rainbow -- and then some -- is anything but natural.

5 Food Labels That Mean Nothing

| Posted 01.12.2012 | Huffington Post

While certain words and phrases such as "Low Sodium" or "Certified USDA Organic" are regulated and certified by government agencies, most are not -- and it's up to the consumer to read between the lines in order to find something healthy to eat.

How to Live Without a (Gasp!) Microwave

| Posted 01.13.2012 | Huffington Post

Tossing that microwave for good might not be as difficult as you think. As you transition, try these tips for easy microwave-free living.

Lentils: Inexpensive Protein Powerhouse and International Recipe Darling

| Posted 01.13.2012 | Huffington Post

While I'm all for protein at as many meals as possible -- I get hungry after about an hour if there isn't any -- a good ol' fashioned steak-and-potatoes is far from the only way to get protein on your plate.

Breast Cancer Study Finds Parabens in Virtually All Tumors

| Posted 01.24.2012 | Healthy Living

A comprehensive study published in the January 2012 issue of the Journal of Applied Technology shows more evidence of a correlation between parabens and incidences of breast cancer.