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Juicing and More: The 10 Detox Essentials - Part I

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Many of us know it firsthand: the chemicals in our environment are creating negative health consequences for us; from sensitivity to fumes and skin reactions, all the way to fertility issues and cancer. You can get rid of many chemicals of concern from your surroundings, but you also need to help your body rid itself of the built-up sludge.

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Healthy Holidays to All!

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Author: the Inkslinger

No matter how you celebrate the season one thing is for sure: These are the days of surprises. They might come under a tree or a menorah. They may appear on a table or at the door, but they'll be there. Some surprises, however, no one wants to see, namely those uninvited holiday hazards that pop up between here and the new year.

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Safety First: Winter Sports Edition

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Looking back on the runny noses, turquoise snowsuits and hot cocoa afternoons of winters past gives me the warm and fuzzies every time. I’m reminded of the thrill of pure exertion- what it feels like to drag your sled up the big hill 40-plus times or spend hours skating in wide, endless circles. But winter sports require a bit more than just childlike endurance. Each one has its own safety precautions—and the best way to ensure everyone has fun is to get those out of the way first. A few simple tips can help.

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Don’t Let Your Holidays Go to Waste

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Author: the Inkslinger

This time of year we're busy spreading joy to the world over the hills and through the woods. But unless we're careful, we'll also spread around enough solid waste to bury the North Pole in the process. Here's how to make mincemeat of most of it.

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5 Fun Ways to Upcycle Old Holiday Cards

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Author: greenwrite

On my first holiday as a married woman, I was a little surprised to see that my affluent in-laws cut off the front of old greeting cards and used them as gift tags.

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Recipes We Love: Apple Cinnamon Cookies

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Author: Seventh Generation

These apple cinnamon cookies are the perfect addition to any holiday cookie tin or snowy evening in. The best part? They're so simple! Keep scrolling down to find our gift to you - a fabulous holiday recipe book.

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Dos and Don'ts of Winter Dog Walking

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A snowy jaunt with your pup is just what the doctor (and vet) ordered for a bout of cabin fever. You don’t have to go out of your way to make it happen—any old yard or street will do—but you should bear in mind that as your needs change with the seasons, so do your dog’s. Here’s how to keep fun and safety top of mind:

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25 Ways to Keep Your Kids Entertained Over Holiday Break

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Author: Seventh Generation

The holiday season is here and we have a special gift for you. Here’s list of 25 ideas for things kid can do on their own, or with a parent or caregiver, that should help you survive -- and even have some fun -- until the holiday break is over.

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All Fracked Up

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Author: the Inkslinger

Fracking. You can't get within earshot of a major news outlet these days without hearing the word. Energy companies love it. Environmentalists hate it. And the rest of us are just trying to figure out what the heck it is and why we should care.

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Adventures in Hope

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Author: Sarah Medlin

I work for Seventh Generation, one of the founding members of the Whole Planet Foundation Supplier Alliance for Microcredit, an alliance of like-minded companies who provide funding for microcredit projects worldwide. So when I had the opportunity to begin working with Whole Foods in my current role, I was thrilled to begin working with the Whole Planet Foundation as well.

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