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PVC Isn't Really Toxic, Is It?

PVC Isn’t Really Toxic, Is It?

PVC is everywhere.  It’s commonly used in bath toys, teethers, baby bibs, inflatable pool toys, children’s playground ball pits, dog toys, shower curtains, mattress covers, cling wrap and in...

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Recycling, Good. Upcycling, Better.

Recycling, Good. Upcycling, Better.

If you’re like most average Americans, recycling has become a normal part of your life. At a minimum, you recycle your newspapers and aluminum cans, maybe your glass and...

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Recycling, Check. Upcycling, What's That?

Recycling, Check. Upcycling, What’s That?

You’ve heard of and most likely practice some recycling. But have you heard of upcycling? It’s as the name suggests, using materials for the same or higher purpose tha...

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No Joyride!

No Joyride!

Having caused nearly 100 injuries ranging from skull fractures, concussions, and a broken leg to minor scratches and bruises, the Evenflo “Joyride” has been recalled by the U.S. Consumer...

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Spicy Curry Chicken Recipe

Spicy Curry Chicken Recipe

In Ayurveda, the ancient healing philosophy of India, there are six key tastes: sweet, salty, sour, pungent, bitter, and astringent. All of these elements are

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Sneaky Toxin #5: Organic Baby & Kid Snacks

  When I was growing up, a “snack”—according to my mother the holistic health coach—could very well have been a slab of baked squash. My own children aren’t so...

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I Was Wrong About the Environment

I Was Wrong about the Environment

Time and again the magic begins the same way. Sperm and egg come together to create an absolutely unique cell. Then this cell divides to create two identical cells.,...

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Welcome to PURPLE DAY 2009! is proud to sport a bold purple color today in support of Purple Day an international effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy. (Click here for my post...

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Books by Dr. Alan Greene

Feeding Baby Green

Feeding Baby Green: The Earth Friendly Program for Healthy, Safe Nutrition During Pregnancy, Childhood and Beyond

By Dr. Alan R. Greene

This unique guide includes advice on how to transform a baby's eating habits that will positively impact their health & development for the rest of their lives. Dr. Greene has included everything a parent needs to know about creating healthy, nutritious meals that help avoid childhood obesity & prevent childhood disease.

Raising Baby Green

Raising Baby Green: The Earth-Friendly Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby Care

By Dr. Alan R. Greene

In this illustrated and easy-to-use guide, noted pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, a leading voice of the green baby movement, advises parents how to make healthy green choices for pregnancy, childbirth, and baby care—from feeding your baby the best food available to using medicines wisely.