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Crossing Life's Finish Lines

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.21.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition This is a story about how love can help y...

Staying Cool, Calm and Collected: Balancing the Pitta Dosha

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.17.2014 | Home
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by guest bloggers Jeff Perlman and Holly Walck Kostura Ayurveda reveals to us that there are seasons each year defined by the three doshas: vata (fal...

Quick and Delicious Rice Paper Summer Rolls!

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.08.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

Whoever said we have nothing to fear but fear itself could have been talking about rice paper rolls.* I've wanted to make them (Vietnamese-style) for...

Sisterhood for Sale

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.13.2014 | Home
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by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger I don't know much, but I'm pretty sure the only thing more annoying than The New York Times' Sunda...

Health Care Advice That Can Save Your Life

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.16.2014 | Home
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by Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Center for Health Research My friend Barry just got out of the hospital, four months after having an al...

Why I Won't Wear Makeup Again... Ever

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.15.2014 | Home
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I was like most girls when I was little (well, almost). I loved getting into my mom's and sisters' makeup drawers. I loved playing with Barbie. I eve...

Is the Grocery Manufacturers Association a Relic?

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.14.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

The Grocery Manufacturers Association is the voice of more than 300 leading food, beverage, and consumer-product companies, but is it a relic of the 20th century?

Ode to Tom Robbins

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.13.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

I vividly remember my first Tom Robbins book. It was Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, and I first spotted it in my father's reading pile. "What on earth,"...

The Truth About Treating Lyme Disease

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.09.2014 | Home
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by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer There's a silent epidemic creeping around us, and mainstream medicine has onl...

Summer Craft: Mint Tin Treasure Boxes

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.06.2014 | Home
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by guest blogger Mark Kintzel, designer Here's a super-easy and super-fun project for the whole family! Transform empty mint tins into stylish litt...

Death, Life and Rebirth

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.07.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

Each death is a reminder of the mystery of it all -- a reminder that we can only live each day as if it were the most important day of our lives and love as if it means everything.

A Non-Runner's Guide to Runners

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.07.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

Not sure how to interact with these strange aerobic creatures? Our FAQ will help. by Mark Remy, writer, runner and creator of Remy's World Summer is...

Fourth of July Playlist

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.02.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

This list is dedicated to Tim Howard, who showed the world what being a goalie is all about. What does that have to do with the 4th of July? Nothing except timing. What does Tim Howard have to do with music? Nothing. Although I do sort of feel about him the way I feel about Tom Morello.

Arborio Risotto with Garlic Stock

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.31.2014 | Home
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by guest blogger Martha Rose Shulman, New York Times Recipes for Health columnist and cookbook author The following recipe is featured in The Simple...

Laurie David Dishes on Family Dinner

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.30.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down for a quick interview with activist, author, and producer Laurie David to discuss her new documentary film Fed Up, which looks into our problematic sugar consumption.

Breakfast Sausage Patties From Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.27.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

It all started with the search for a quick breakfast patty. I needed a patty that my teenager could pop in the microwave in the morning before school...

Your Climate Bill Is Due

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.26.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

Attacking the climate crisis simply by trying to reduce man-made emissions is like trying to get your finances under control by just paying off credit card debt.

Love Is Dangerous... Still

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.25.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

The other weekend the Sunday New York Times Book Review had its annual summer reading issue. Now, it's not like I need any more books to read, since I...

This Is What a Happy Pig Looks Like!

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.24.2014 | Home
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If people are going to eat a pig, it should be a happy organic pig. Sadly, right now, there are not enough organic pigs available to feed our hunger for organic pork.

Digging for Solutions in the Ground Beneath Our Feet

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 08.24.2014 | Home
Danielle Nierenberg

One of the most overlooked ingredients in farming exists right beneath farmers' feet -- healthy, fertile soils.

6 Things I Learned From My First 5K

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.20.2014 | Home
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by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Rodale The alarm went off at 5:15 a.m. on Sunday. As it buzzed, I lay there and thought to myself, W...

You Are Not a Number

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.19.2014 | Home
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by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition On a particularly lovely spring day, my p...

21 Ways to Celebrate Summer Solstice

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.18.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

The summer solstice is when Earth's axis tilts most directly toward the sun, making for the longest day of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere, anywa...

Kids Can Make Healthy Food Choices: Education Is Key

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.18.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

by Anupama Joshi, executive director and cofounder of the National Farm to School Network While politicians in Washington debate implementation of sc...

Why We Need to Make School Lunches Healthier

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.17.2014 | Home
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by guest blogger Deirdre Imus, author and environmental health advocate For some reason that I'll probably never understand, first lady Michelle Obam...