Your 2018 Guide to the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

by Jessica Malen

The EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, updated every year since 2004, ranks the pesticide contamination of popular fruits and vegetables. The guide is based on results from more than 35,200 samples of produce tested by the FDA. Every… Continue Reading →

Try Dry For a Month

by Jessica Malen

It’s no secret that alcohol is toxic to the body. From high blood pressure to lowering your immune system and raising your risk for certain types of cancer, drinking too much – on a single occasion or over time –… Continue Reading →

Sneaking in Exercise When You’re Traveling

by Maya Munot

Staying active can be challenging, particularly throughout the colder months and when traveling. But working out during this time doesn’t have to be stressful or traditional. Check out the guide below on how to fit in fitness while you’re on… Continue Reading →

Spring Clean Your Kitchen With a Pantry Purge

by Maya Munot

Spring is just around the corner (starting March 20), which means it’s that time of year to start your spring cleaning. The start of a new season can be inspiring enough to declutter and reorganize. So, why not get rid… Continue Reading →

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the Healthy Way

by Maya Munot

This year, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with healthy green foods and drinks! Everyone has been told to eat their greens and with good reason. They are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and flavor. Read on to check out our list… Continue Reading →

So — You’re Still Smoking?

by Tom Ersin

I THOUGHT you looked older than your age. “Don’t forget, you’re smoking for two now.” This is the old wry twist on the exhortation of pregnant women to remember they’re eating for two. “Eating for two” is a reminder to… Continue Reading →

Pro-Health, Probiotic Foods

by Beth Czischke

There’s a lot of buzz about probiotics these days. Probiotics are live bacteria. We often think of bacteria as bad, but that’s not always the case. The human gut contains an estimated 100 trillion (with a “t”) bacteria. These bacteria,… Continue Reading →

Simple Diet Swaps for a Healthy Heart

by Jessica Malen

Get your blood pumping by taking care of your health. Did you know heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States? Every year, one in four deaths are caused by heart disease…. Continue Reading →

Plant Some Peace in Your Life With a Terrarium

by Beth Czischke

Whether you’re hoping to reap the benefits of indoor plants, want to add some nice décor to your space or are looking for a creative craft to do with your kids while they’re out of school, building your own terrarium… Continue Reading →

Are You Addicted to Technology?

by Jessica Malen

This week we’re talking tech. The average person will spend more than five years of their lifetime on social media, according to a recent study. That’s five years sitting in front of a screen typing, scrolling or browsing. If you’re worried… Continue Reading →

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