Cravings? Why You Can’t Get Enough


Ever obsess over a crisp stalk of broccoli? Not likely. Sure, you may actually enjoy eating this goodie-goodie vegetable, but it will never seduce you like your favorite bad guys: thick, hot ... [ Read More ]

Green Thumb: Grow Your Eco Garden

eco gardening

Cultivating a garden is a delight to many, whether it's outdoors or on your windowsill. What you don't want? Too much time spent breathing in chemical fertilizers and pesticides. If given a choice, ... [ Read More ]

The Dirt on Cleaners: How to Go Green


When should you use green cleaners? We know it's the chemicals in cleaners that really get the job done. But it's even more important to know what to avoid and when. A good time go gently is when ... [ Read More ]

Get Rid of Pests The Natural Way

natural pest control

You want the bugs to go, but you want to stay away from toxic pesticides, too. What do you do? This is the time of year when house and garden pests are pestier than ever. Here's how to manage them ... [ Read More ]

Heart-to-Heart Gift Basket Ideas

Heart Healthy Food Basket

Sometimes you want to bring a gift. Not a big fat oh-you-shouldn't-have present -- just a little something satisfying for Mother's Day, Father's Day, first dinner party after a friend gets out of the ... [ Read More ]

We’re Not Bitter (about eating Greens)


Why some people won't eat greens Sure, we know veggies are good for us--they defend against cancer, heart disease, and a host of other ills. But around 75 percent of people say broccoli and spinach ... [ Read More ]

Get Out of Your Fitness Slump

fitness slump

Top competitors, recreational athletes and the average person who works out to stay in shape share this in common - they all fall into fitness slumps. What's the difference? Athletes have experts to ... [ Read More ]

What’s Your Fitness Personality?

Fitness Style

If your one-size-fits-all workout isn't working out, maybe it doesn't suit you. After beginning an exercise program, 60% of people drop out within the first six months and 90% drop out within two ... [ Read More ]

You Snooze, You Win


Is there any real science behind the myth of beauty sleep? More and more experts say yes. Scientific studies haven’t looked at how sleep affects appearance directly—for example, the way the lack of it ... [ Read More ]

5 Steps to Going Green for Your Baby


Your body is your child’s first environment. Make it a safe one. When you're a parent, living a green lifestyle takes on a new importance. Instead of following the trend, just to ease eco-guilt, ... [ Read More ]

What’s in your Tap Water?


Knowing what's in your tap water is always a good idea. But if you have small children, or anyone with compromised health, now is the time to find out. Concerns about lead, mercury and other potential ... [ Read More ]