Keyword: health

    High Steaks

    High Steaks

    Why and How to Eat Less Meat

    Each year the average North American ingests well over 200 pounds of animal protein, and the global appetite for meat has also increased dramatically. But feeding our meat addiction comes at tremendous cost. Maintaining our current level of …

    related subjects: Food and Gardening
    The Non-Toxic Avenger

    The Non-Toxic Avenger

    What you don’t know can hurt you

    Most of us turn a blind eye to the startling array of chemicals lurking in everything from shampoo to baby bottles to the bills in our wallets, choosing to believe that government agencies ensure the safety of the products we wear, use, ingest and …

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    The Practical Cyclist

    The Practical Cyclist

    Bicycling for Real People

    Riding a bicycle is something you never forget -- even if the last time you owned a bike, it had playing cards pinned to the spokes.

    People are coming back to bicycling in droves; propelled by rising gas prices, expanding waistlines, or the allure of …

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    Not Just a Pretty Face

    Not Just a Pretty Face

    The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry

    Lead in lipstick? 1,4 dioxane in baby soap? Coal tar in shampoo? How is this possible?

    Simple. The $35 billion cosmetics industry is so powerful that they've kept themselves unregulated for decades.

    Not one cosmetic product has to be approved by the …

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    Cancer

    Cancer

    101 Solutions to a Preventable Epidemic

    Cancer -- the word strikes fear in people's hearts. With more people getting cancer every year, the big question must be: How can we prevent this epidemic?

    Cancer: 101 Solutions to a Preventable Epidemic offers solid evidence that many cancers are …

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    Becoming the Kind Father

    Becoming the Kind Father

    A Son's Journey

    The macho society that held John Wayne as a role model has created an emotional wasteland where eighty percent of men are unable to accurately express their feelings, and where that same percentage feel estranged from their fathers. The stifled …

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    Diabetes: Sugar-Coated Crisis

    Diabetes: Sugar-Coated Crisis

    Who Gets it, Who Profits, and How to Stop it

    Type 2 diabetes is a social pandemic caused by toxic environments - high in stress and sugar, low in opportunities to exercise or feel good about yourself - and a lack of power. Millions are suffering and being blamed for it; communities devastated; …

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    Naturally Clean

    Naturally Clean

    The Seventh Generation Guide to Safe & Healthy, Non-Toxic Cleaning

    Compelling evidence links the chemicals in household products to cancer, asthma, allergies, multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome -- also known as environmental illness -- hormonal disruption, reproductive and developmental disorders, and other …

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