Diet and Fitness

5 Common Diet Pitfalls and Solutions

7 Comments 12 August 2015

If you're trying to keep your weight in check or lose a few pounds, take time to consider any recurring scenarios that trip you up the most when it comes to eating well. We have found that people who plan in advance and keep healthier options on hand often avoid the temptations that can sabotage their goals. From The Mindful Diet: How to Transform Your Relationship with Food for Lasting Weight Loss and Vibrant Health.

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Green Living

What Happens When Frackers Mess with the Wrong People

0 Comments 11 August 2015

The fracking industry is used to meeting little resistance in disenfranchised states and countries. But here’s what happens when they begin charging areas previously considered out of bounds–with residents who are far less compromised–such as Ithaca, N.Y., or, amazingly, the south of France. From This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate.

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Health and Wellness

best herbs for aromatherapy

Aromatherapy 101: Essential Oils for What Ails You

1 Comment 10 August 2015

Distracted? Take in the refreshing scent of eucalyptus. Anxious? Try lavender. PMS'ing? Ylang-ylang. This list of essential oils and their healing properties will help you fight whatever's ailing you. From 1 Pound a Day: The Martha's Vineyard Diet Detox and Plan for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating.

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Recipes

Stir-Fried Ginger Chicken and Tofu Recipe

0 Comments 7 August 2015

Compared to Americans, Asian men have much lower rates of prostate cancer, and it starts with their diet, which is rich in vegetables and soy-based foods. Afraid of tofu? Learn to love it with this hearty, healthy, and quick-to-prepare dish, featured in The Whole Life Prostate Book.

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