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11 Common Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

11 Common Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

By Robin Jacobs, Posted December 4th, 2014

Beyond the standard prenatal food prohibitions, some modern food toxins deserve our concern. Stay informed, trust your instincts, and relax.

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Can Dementia be Prevented by Diet and Lifestyle?

Can Dementia be Prevented by Diet and Lifestyle?

By Robin Jacobs, Posted November 11th, 2014

Protecting ourselves against dementia may mean doing what comes naturally: an active life with whole foods, time in nature, and community engagement.

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5 Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

5 Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

By Eartheasy.com, Posted August 21st, 2014

In addition to food security and freedom from unwanted additives, home canning gives us the old-fashioned satisfaction of transforming the harvest into next season’s feast.

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6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

6 Beginner Recipes for Solar Ovens

By Robin Jacobs, Posted June 20th, 2014

When you’re first starting out with your solar oven, focus on recipes that do well with slow cooking.

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How to Choose Earth-Friendly Edible Oils

How to Choose Earth-Friendly Edible Oils

By Sheila Harrington, Posted June 18th, 2014

Discovering options that are better for the health of ourselves and the planet.

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How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 30th, 2014

Old timers call them Spring Tonic. Before the garden gets going, nettles are the perfect local green.

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Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 4th, 2014

Patterns of autism match patterns of pollution-caused birth defects.

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8 Common Products Expecting Moms Should Avoid

8 Common Products Expecting Moms Should Avoid

By Robin Jacobs, Posted March 18th, 2014

Think twice about these everyday items during your child’s most vulnerable nine months.

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After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

By Robin Jacobs, Posted February 27th, 2014

Silent and unseen, radiation is a shadowy threat. Between dire viral-internet warnings and FDA reassurances, how do we decide what to feed our families?

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How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

By Robin Jacobs, Posted January 21st, 2014

Using whole foods and traditional spices offers surprising health benefits.

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FDA to phase out trans fats in processed foods

FDA to phase out trans fats in processed foods

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 6th, 2013

The FDA has determined there is no safe level of consumption of trans fats.

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Eight Easy-To-Find Superfoods

Eight Easy-To-Find Superfoods

By Ben Greenfield, Posted October 21st, 2013

Superfoods aren’t as hard to get a hold of as you may think! Here is a list of 8 easily attainable foods that are packed with delicious and important nutrients…

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Mom’s Fresh Apple Cake

Mom’s Fresh Apple Cake

By Lindsay Seaman, Posted October 10th, 2013

An autumn family favorite, this recipe will help use up windfalls and imperfect apples.

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Smart Seafood Choices – How to be an Informed Seafood Consumer

Smart Seafood Choices – How to be an Informed Seafood Consumer

By Sheila Harrington, Posted May 16th, 2013

“90% of the big fish in the world’s oceans are gone – all within my lifetime.” – Sylvia Earle

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Eartheasy Donates 3 Years of Clean Drinking Water to 400 Families in Africa

Eartheasy Donates 3 Years of Clean Drinking Water to 400 Families in Africa

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 22nd, 2013

Consumer purchases of LifeStraw® fund donor program for communities lacking safe water sources

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‘Certified Organic’ – What Does It Mean?

‘Certified Organic’ – What Does It Mean?

By Sheila Harrington, Posted April 11th, 2013

How do we know if these labels, and their higher prices, mean anything?

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Food Fraud on the Rise

Food Fraud on the Rise

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 4th, 2013

Researchers are alerting consumers to a 60% rise in food fraud since last year.

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Fresh Greens in Winter: How to Grow Sprouts at Home

Fresh Greens in Winter: How to Grow Sprouts at Home

By Shannon Cowan, Posted February 6th, 2013

Winter is when we need fresh greens the most, and sprouts are the super-food of the season…

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How to Make Apple-Plum Chutney

How to Make Apple-Plum Chutney

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted October 26th, 2012

This recipe makes use of the fall surplus of plums and windfall apples, and gives you a head start on winter holiday gift-giving.

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Top 6 Benefits of Pressure Cooking

Top 6 Benefits of Pressure Cooking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted September 10th, 2012

Modern-day pressure cookers have taken the risk out of pressure cooking…

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