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Maria Rodale

Save the Monarchs, Spread the Milkweed

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.12.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

I'm one of those people who need to explore my surroundings, so when I found myself in Pacific Grove, California, for a conference, I couldn't leave...

Five 'Must-Knows' on the Dangers of Synthetic Fragrance

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.08.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural beauty expert and safe cosmetics advocate Real strawberries don't really smell like that... 1. WHAT is "fra...

Heroines Gone Wild

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.09.2014 | Books
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels Once upon a time, if a woman wanted to make it in the world she had to keep ...

The Worst New Drug of 2014?

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the National Research Center for Women & Families It's only February, so it may seem early to be talking abo...

California's Very Big Drought

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

The problem with California is that it's just so beautiful. And sunny. All the time. Of course, that's why it's known as "sunny California." Apparen...

5 Things We All Need to Learn From Temple Grandin

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.02.2014 | Impact
Maria Rodale

Photo: (cc) Steve Jurvetson/Flickr I recently had the great pleasure of hearing Temple Grandin speak at the Ecofarm conference in California. She is ...

The Window Seat

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Maria Rodale

Greetings from California! I'll be visiting here for the next two weeks. Instead of flying back and forth across the country willy-nilly, I prefer t...

Yoga for Cold Hands and a Warm Heart

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher My teacher, Patricia Walden, regularly advises us to "have an adventure" in our practices....

The Right to Clean Water

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger, Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper My son went to the faucet for a glass of water to drink. It came out clean, clear, a...

Want to Avoid GMOs? Look for This Label

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, executive director at Rodale Institute What do Cheerios and apples have in common? They are the latest a...

A Walk Through Muir Woods

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

To get to Muir Woods, filled with its towering, regal redwoods, you have to drive through eucalyptus groves that remind me of Australia. Although, i...

First World Problems: 'Ash to Flash'

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Before going one step further here, I'd like to ask you to keep in mind the Ship of Theseus theo...

Homemade Chicken Broth from Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.26.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

Homemade chicken broth from scratch is the basis for almost everything I believe in. It's so simple and easy, so valuable, so healing, and so freaking delicious.

The Healing Nature of Sleep

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
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by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer Why do we sleep? This is really a modern question. Few people wondered abo...

Living in the Raw: An Interview With Brad Gruno

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen I've been a fan of Brad's Raw Foods for a while now, and have been kn...

Get Sugar Smart

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Anne Alexander, editorial director, Prevention Over the past couple of years, I have developed a food obsession. Not as in "I am obse...

How to Get Rid of Secrets? Tell Them

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Cristina Negrón I never wanted to sign up for Facebook. All of the friending friends, unfriending friends, poking friends, taggin...

The Time Is NOW

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition How many times have you cried in desper...

What If You Knew You Only Had One Chance?

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I know many of you don't have the same love of Bruce Springsteen that I do; however, this is about more than just Bruce. But it was a Bruce moment tha...

Savory Pumpkin Soup

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.12.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

Once, a long time ago, on the Carribean Island of St. John, on the far side of the island in a little shack of a restaurant surrounded by goats and ...

Rule #1: Make Fewer Rules

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger According to Urban Dictionary--and maybe Liz Lemon--a deal breaker in a relationship is "the cat...

5 Ways to Stop Climate Chaos Now

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Maria Rodale

Let's face it: Climate change, global warming, whatever you call it--but one thing it is for sure is climate chaos--seems so overwhelming that most ...

Cinnamon Buns From Scratch

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.10.2014 | Taste
Maria Rodale

It all started with a Facebook post from a friend sharing the Pioneer Woman's Cinnamon Buns recipe. (Yes, Laurie, it's all your fault!) I've wanted ...

High Net-Gain Nutrition

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Brendan Brazier, athlete, author, and creator of Vega and Thrive Forward My nutrition philosophy, summarized in the Thrive book s...

'Hormone Disruptors' -- Not Just for Menopausal Mommas

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural beauty expert and safe cosmetics advocate Many see "hormone disruptors" and think that they only matter to "...