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Beauty Buzzwords Decoded

Emilie Davidson Hoyt | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Emilie Davidson Hoyt

I wanted to address frequently asked questions about common ingredients and environmental terms, so you can feel confident in choosing the best beauty products for your lifestyle.

How to Get the Saggy Boob Look

Mr. Kate | Posted 03.11.2014 | Style
Mr. Kate

There are some deep cultural implications that we can glean from this here saggy boob or perceived saggy boob syndrome. The truth is, my boobs aren't really THAT saggy, but I think what's deceptive about their downward persuasion is that they're REAL!

Genetically Misunderstood Organisms: The Debate Rages On... (Part 1)

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 02.09.2014 | Science
Jennifer Schwab

Human intervention in growing food crops is really part of our history. For hundreds, perhaps even thousands of years, we have modified and improved crop varieties to meet our ever-evolving tastes and needs.

4 'Healthwashing' Pitfalls To Watch Out For

Andy Bellatti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Truly unprocessed food doesn't need to toot its own horn with meaningless call outs and claims, nor is it composed of a litany of ingredients, including artificial flavoring and neon-bright dyes. Above all, remember: The front of a product's packaging is pure marketing -- ingredient lists tell the true tale.

How to Make Wild Garlic Bulbet Biscuits

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 07.03.2013 | Taste
Summer Rayne Oakes

A a foraged recipe, compliments of pastry chef Sarah Villamere from Langdon Hall in Toronto

20 Soothing Scenes Of Water Guaranteed To Make You Feel At Peace

Posted 06.28.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Meatless Monday: The Key to Sexual Vitality? Try Watermelon

Ellen Kanner | Posted 04.06.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Chocolate for your Valentine's Day sweetie? Boring. Drs. Brian and Anna Marie Clement, your doctors of sexual healing, say if you want to put some sizzle in your sex life, go with watermelon. Or kale.

Pop Some Tags: Green Fashion 101

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 03.31.2013 | Style
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Add another question to those that we women usually ask ourselves before purchasing, i.e. "Do I like it?" "Can I afford it?" and "Does it look good on me?" (Or, the converse, "Does this make me look fat?") The fourth question: "Is it sustainable?"

Organic Authority's Favorites: 5 Best Natural Laundry Detergents

Organic Authority.com | Posted 01.08.2013 | HuffPost Home
Organic Authority.com

Free of chlorine, sulfates, parabens and other nasties.

Natural You

Maggie Lyon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

Buddha said, "If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change." Why wait to tap into and express your true self?

Scared Off Candy? Halloween Just Got Sweeter

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 12.09.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

An FDA advisory committee determined that the science was too weak to support a ban on artificial food dyes or a warning label on foods that contain them, despite the fact that popular dyes like Blue 1, Red 4 and Yellow 5 have all been linked to allergic reactions and hyperactivity.

Are Green Cleaners Safe? New Data May Surprise You

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

EWG's scientists looked at 2,000 cleaners over a one-year period and found half have ingredients known to harm our lungs.

Grow It Vertical! DIY Wood Pallet Garden

Organic Authority.com | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green
Organic Authority.com

With just the necessity of a wall to lean against, a pallet-turned-garden is perfect for a tiny apartment balcony or a small porch.

Tropicana Sued Over 'All Natural' Claims

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 07.31.2012 | Food

WASHINGTON — Orange juice maker Tropicana markets its brand as fresh from the grove, but a series of lawsuits nationwide claim the company's jui...

Poisonous Perfume? Revealing the Dangers of Fragrance

Hillary Peterson | Posted 05.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Hillary Peterson

While many "walk for a cure," which I do think is worthwhile, I will also speak out for a more intelligent approach to manufacturing, which should include the exclusion of synthetic fragrance in all products.

WATCH: Smokable Herbal Tea Is Real And Legal

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.30.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

I'm sure many of you drink tea, occasionally, as a herbal remedy or a sleep aid, but have any of you ever smoked it? Probably not. It was a first for me too.

Don't Be Afraid of the O Word!

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.14.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

There is a café near my apartment that positions itself as ecofriendly and sustainable. The counter and tables are from reclaimed wood. Everything is compostable.

Lawsuit Alleges Frito-Lay's GMO Snacks Aren't "Natural"

Michele Simon | Posted 02.26.2012 | Food
Michele Simon

One year ago, Frito-Lay promised that "approximately 50 percent of its product portfolio will be made with all natural ingredients, including three of its biggest brands," Lays, Tositos, and SunChips. What does that mean?

Cara Santa Maria

Is Monogamy Natural?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.10.2012 | Education

I fear that some of our discussions about human sexuality thus far have confused the term "natural" with the term "normal." Natural can be defined in many ways, but based upon its etymology, having some relationship with nature is a dominant theme.

10 Ways To Tell If A Product Is (Or Isn't) Really 'Natural'

Beth Greer | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Beth Greer

"Natural," "Nontoxic" or even "Eco-Safe" on the label of your shampoo, deodorant or makeup, makes you think it'd be made with healthy, safety-tested ingredients, right? Well, not always.

Early Branch Peach, Apricot Pesto Pasta Recipe

Laura Klein | Posted 11.07.2011 | Food
Laura Klein

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Natural Beauty

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Plenty of eco-minded women flip their silky manes at the stereotype of the frumpy, bare-faced treehugger. These cosmetic products, none of which wer...

Grow a Conscience: How to Garden Green

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Whether your farm fits in a window box or spans several acres, ensure a truly green thumb with these Earth-friendly gardening gizmos.

9 Most Misleading Food Labels (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We believe in helping consumers make good choices about what they are eating, for themselves and the environment. Unfortunately, many food companies u...

Meat Labels: What Do They Really Mean?

The Stir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
The Stir

You're strolling past the meat counter, wondering what to grill this weekend, and you see all of those labels: organic, free range, natural. Natural? ...