Getting Real With Cruelty-Free Beauty

Getting Real With Cruelty-Free Beauty

You want to do the right thing vis-a-vis our furry friends—but sometimes it’s just not so straightforward. There’s a plethora of designations that suggest  “cruelty-free” or “not tested on animals” but many are misleading. The problem is that while c ...
Spring Into Health…Inside & Out!

Spring Into Health…Inside & Out!

Spring is traditionally a time of cleansing, when you put winter stagnation behind and look forward to flowers and freshness. Many people dive into spring cleaning to help clear the cobwebs from both home and spirit. From emptying closets, digging in ...
How to Choose a Probiotic Supplement

How to Choose a Probiotic Supplement

If your doctor has ever prescribed an antibiotic, he also may have told you to eat yogurt or take a daily probiotic supplement along with it. There is good reason for that. Our digestive systems are home to trillions of bacteria, many of which we rel ...
Why Your Honey-Nut Oats Aren’t Enough Anymore

Why Your Honey-Nut Oats Aren’t Enough Anymore

One can only eat so many bowls of honey-nut cereal. Eventually, you have to find another way to start your day without spiking your blood sugar or worrying about cholesterol content. Yes, bacon-egg-and-cheese sandwiches are off limits. Accept this as ...
What is Fair Trade & Why Does It Matter?

What is Fair Trade & Why Does It Matter?

“Fair trade” shopping allows American consumers to make everyday purchases that help reduce poverty around the world. Products that meet fair-trade standards earn a label certifying that farmers and other producers in developing nations w ...