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Maria Rodale

6 Seasonal Foods That Fight Fat

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
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By guest blogger Lisa Drayer, RD, nutritionist and author Yes, fat keeps us warm, protected, and alive. But too much of a good thing can be, well, ...

Happy 25th Anniversary, Social Venture Network!

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.14.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

Twenty-five years ago my Dad was still alive and the world felt like a different place, even though it wasn't. Twenty-five years ago, he took me wit...

Top 3 Yoga Poses to Build Strength

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.13.2013 | Health and Fitness
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Kathryn Budig, international yoga teacher and writer When Women's Health Magazine approached me about writing The Big Book of Yoga...

The Magical Power of People Poop

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

Every once in a while I see something that stops me in my tracks. This time it was a report I saw in our internal library abstracts that told of a n...

I'd Like to Thank the Academy...

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels Confession: Sometimes while sitting on the couch and sipping my morning co...

Death by Medicine

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the National Research Center for Women & Families Imagine that you took a medication on the advice of a...

Kale Salad with Lemon Dressing

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.07.2013 | Home
Maria Rodale

Once, at ABC Kitchen in New York City, I had an amazing kale salad. So I thought I'd give it a try to replicate at home. Imagine my surprise when my kids went from saying "Do I have to try it?" to "This kale salad is delicious!

On Sandy and Leadership

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
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This is my first blog post since Sandy swept through and my last blog post before the election on I have some stuff to say. Let's face ...

How to Write a Novel in a Month (The Easy Way!)

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels November is National Novel Writing Month and in honor of that, I thought I'...

Five Things To Avoid To Prevent Breast Cancer

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.30.2012 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Over the past decade, real progress has been made in the prevention and tre...

What Is Proposition 37? The Top 5 Reasons You Should Care!

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.29.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

You have probably seen something about "Proposition 37" or "Prop. 37"--whether it's been on Facebook or Twitter or in The New York Times. Or perhaps...

The First Woman to Run for President

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.26.2012 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels With the election looming and "the women's vote" more courted then ever, t...

Better Bacon

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.25.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director We do love our bacon. When the rumor of an "unavoidable bacon shortage" ...

I Ran My First 5K!

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Excuses, excuses, excuses. I've had them--and good ones, too. But perhaps it was the specter of turning 50 that made me want to start running for my ...

6 Ways to Beat a Food Addiction

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition It's an all-too-common scenario: You wa...

I Was a Reluctant Poet

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.22.2012 | Books
Maria Rodale

My first lines Burst forth Unbidden And oddly patterned. I shunned learning The craft. All the poets I knew Seemed pretentious Intentionally overcom...

The Sexiest Scent of All

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.19.2012 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels I used to have a signature scent: It was Chanel No. 22 (the younger, lighter...

Imagine a World without Cancer

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
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I just finished a new book (published by Rodale!) by Margaret I. Cuomo, MD, called A World without Cancer, and I highly recommend it. As a doctor, C...

Polluting our Backyard to Feed China

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.17.2012 | Green
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By guest blogger Andrew Gunther, program director of Animal Welfare Approved As our domestic demand for intensively produced meat continues to drop...

What Saved This Conventional Farm?

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.16.2012 | Green
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by guest blogger Alberto Gonzalez, founder and CEO of GustOrganics One of the beauties of organic agriculture rarely seen in other business sector...

Bacon And Egg Spaghetti. Seriously.

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.15.2012 | Taste
Maria Rodale

When I first had hard-boiled eggs in spaghetti sauce, I thought it was weird...until I ate it. Then I thought, WOW, this is good!

Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover--or a Woman by Her Wardrobe

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.12.2012 | Women
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure I've been thinking a lot about clothing lately--more than usua...

Gardening in Fall:
What We Grow in October

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm Most people are shocked to find out that someone whose nickname is Timato loves October and fall so mu...

The End Of Sexism

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living
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"For thousands of years, males have seen women not as women could be, but only as males want them to be." Marvin Harris, Anthropologist Lately, I'v...

The 7 Best Natural Cold and Flu Prevention Tips

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH, natural health expert It is really incredible and sad to think that the flu causes around 36,000 deaths an...