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Maria Rodale

2012 Catastrophes That Make Me Optimistic for 2013

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.27.2013 | GPS for the Soul
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels There were some silver linings with some of the bad news stories this year....

Music and Healing: Bringing Light out of the Darkness

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer These winter days are so magical. We bring light into the darkness and...

Ode to My Belly

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

The other week on Facebook, Prevention magazine asked its readers to report why they love their bellies. I did a double take. "Love" their bellies? ...

My Favorite Holiday Recipes

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.23.2013 | Food
Maria Rodale

It's Christmas Eve! I'm not sure what you will be doing, but I know I'm wrapping presents (I'm one of those last-minute wrappers) and preparing to f...

My favorite Christmas Music

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels My listening to Christmas music is usually limited to whatever is playing i...

3 Ways to Make Holiday Treats Healthier

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
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by William Davis, MD, author of Wheat Belly Cookies, cakes, pies, cheesecakes, candies...I call the holidays the Annual Wheat and Sugar Frenzy. Durin...

Where I Stand on Guns

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
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I dropped off my daughter at the mall to do some Christmas shopping. "Watch out for random gunmen" I said in all seriousness. "I know," she said an...

6 Shareable Gifts People Will Love

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
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By guest blogger Wendy Gordon, pioneer in the green consumer movement I'm a cautious shopper by nature, but the holidays make me more so. As I'm n...

If the World Ends...

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.16.2013 | GPS for the Soul
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I'm not typically apocalyptic. And I don't really believe the world will end on December 21, 2012. But it's interesting to think about what I would ...

The Best Books I Read in 2012

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.13.2013 | Books
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels Welcome to the inevitable blog post in which a dedicated reader, author, an...

Dangerous Dust Bunnies:
How to Avoid Flame Retardants

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Robin Dodson, of Silent Spring Institute Did you know that consumer products like furniture, textiles, and electronics often conta...

Ode to the Club Sandwich

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.11.2013 | Food
Maria Rodale

It started this summer after a golf game when I got a sudden terrible craving for a club sandwich. The public course I played on didn't serve them, ...

Only a Race?

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger David Willey, editor-in-chief of Runner's World For me at least, there was no calm before the storm, and certainly none after it. ...

Chicken Potpie from Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.09.2013 | Food
Maria Rodale

Chicken potpie was one of the very few things I ate growing up that came from a box in the freezer. That and a Mexican food TV dinner were the taste...

Best Green Gift Ideas

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.06.2013 | Green
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels This blog is brought to you by my love of well as my love...

5 Surprising Winter Health Tips

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.05.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger, Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH, supplement and natural medicine expert Here are my favorite tips for staying physically, mentally, and e...

Maria's Roasted Pork, Shredded Cabbage, and Garlic Butter Sandwich

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.05.2012 | Food
Maria Rodale

I decided to try and re-create the Cubano sandwich I had a very long time ago when I was in Puerto Rico, at this very casual restaurant on a side street in Old San Juan.

How To Avoid the Chemicals in our Food

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.03.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

By guest bloggers Sonya Lunder and Alex Formuzis, of the Environmental Working Group A sobering new study has found that along with their food, mos...

Chicken Fried Steak, at Last

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.02.2013 | Food
Maria Rodale

When my oldest daughter was 4 we lived in Washington, DC (yes, this was 26 years ago). When her birthday came along I asked her what she wanted to e...

How to Turn Your Home into a Writing Retreat

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels I do my best writing when I'm alone in hotels. In other words, when I am fr...

5 Secrets to a Joyous No-Weight-Gain Holiday

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.29.2013 | 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 the holidays, and even the most st...

Nana's Kugel

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.28.2013 | Food
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This Thanksgiving I had two daughters tell me I was remiss in not having Nana's Kugel recipe on my blog for them to find and look up to make. I have...

Pomegranate Salad

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.26.2013 | Food
Maria Rodale

My nephew had a Spanish girlfriend once, and she made a salad similar to this one for Christmas. November and December are a perfect time of year fo...

Why I Eat Meat

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

For some reason, many people are surprised when they find out I am not a vegetarian. Oh, I've tried it over the years and I've considered it serious...

Sweet Solutions: How To Have A Guilt-Free Holiday Season

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer The sugar wars are on, and the truth is becoming more bitter and less sweet...