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Redefining Prenatal Care

by: Sara on 10/21/2014

Dawn Combs, along with a dozen or so other New Society authors, will be speaking at the Mother Earth News Fair in Topeka Kansas October 24-25th. In today's post Dawn discusses the importance of parental health pre-conception to ensure a healthy foundation for the much anticipated child. Dawn is the author  Conceiving Healthy Babies, an Herbal …

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How to Grow Ginseng-“Green Gold”

by: Sara on 10/14/2014

Jeanine Davis, the co-author of Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Medicinals discusses the rising popularity of ginseng in today's post. The revised and updated edition includes a whole new section for home gardeners as well as well as the full time farmer.

Ginseng is a very hot topic right now. There are at least three …

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One Couple's Triumph Over an Infertility Diagnosis

by: Sara on 09/25/2014

According to the National Survey of Family Growth, 1 in 8 couples have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. Statistics like these suggest that healthy babies don't just happen - the health and lifestyle of the prospective parents is a crucial factor in promoting fertility and ensuring a successful pregnancy.

Today's blog post is from …

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Preserve Your Greens for Healthy Eating All Year Round

by: EJ on 09/15/2014

Today's #Meatless Monday post comes from David Kennedy's new book, Eat Your Greens: The Surprising Power of Homegrown Leaf Crops.

People are beginning to see to the possibilities of leafy vegetables. The dramatic ascent in popularity of kale is evidence of this new awareness.  To fully realize the potential of leaf crops, we will need many more …

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Leafy Greens to Add to Your Diet

by: EJ on 08/27/2014

This excerpt from David Kennedy's coming, Eat Your Greens: The Surprising Power of Homegrown Leaf Crops (release date October 2014) was originally posted  by Rustik Magazine on August 6th. 

You might want to start eating more moringa, wolfberry, toon and chaya. But no one will blame you if you’ve never heard of them. That’s because they are …

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