Interviewed by Susan Lutz, ATH Editor of Organic Living
Pregnancy can offer challenges on the organic path - from finding time and energy to shop and cook, to managing health and stress and of course, ultimately the birth. Lauren, author of Ginger is the New Pink: My journey towards healing with vegan whole foods, and editor at Crazysexylife.com returns to All Things Healing to share some of her experiences of keeping up with a healthy life for her and her baby on the way...
By exploring exactly how the edible concoctions sold to us as “food” are made, the book sheds light on why we would all be better off eating real food, grown in soil and raised on farms, rather than the creations of food chemists in lab coats that are assembled in factories rather than cooked in kitchens...
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: Processed foods didn't just "happen," we've bought into it over a process of time. It is time to become educated on how and why we consume what we do. Handing over our health with such confidence to the powers-that-be has lead us to a doomed road of obesity, disease, and unhappiness.
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: Isn't there an old saying that hamsters know best? Well there is now. Follow Hammy's nose to the test.
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: What a cool way to get around. Organically and with a bit of a groove. Check out this innovative "natural" way to travel.
Editor's Note: I recently attended a workshop with Susan Stiffelman and very much appreciated the way she breaks down parenting concepts into usable pieces. Here she gives some great examples of how to validate and connect with children's feelings before (or instead of) giving advice. I especially love the 'comic book' response examples!
Family & Parenting
Today an alliance of health nonprofits and nurses associations issued a public letter to executives at Procter & Gamble, in an effort to pressure the corporation to reformulate its detergents, which were found to contain actionable levels of 1,4-dioxane under California law. The State of California’s Proposition 65 classifies 1,4-dioxane as a known human carcinogen...
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: High levels of toxins exist in so many beauty products on the market. Nail polish is the next in a string of revelations that expose dangers to consumers by not only putting dangerous ingredients into their products, but also misleading consumers about contents.
TED is a non-profit devoted to "ideas worth spreading", and you can find literally thousands of free--inspiring and awesome--talks from experts and innovators around the world...
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: A plentiful list of choices to listen to powerful TED talks about issues concerning food and our planet.
by Rick D.
Cross-posted from EatLocalGrown.com
The Farmers Market is a great place to bring your kids for so many reasons! The Farmers Market allows you to provide your family with wholesome, healthy food while supporting your local community at the same time...
Editor's Note from Susan Lutz: Teaching organic eating habits starts early. Kids will love collecting fruits, vegetables, and other treats at the Farmer's Market. Here are 10 Top Reasons to bring along the whole family.
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