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When we choose what to eat,
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Read how the decline in bees is hurting agriculture and our food chain.
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Afro-Vegan, By Bryant Terry

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Prevention starts with you, wellness starts here

There are many ways you and your loved ones can become involved in creating a healthier way of life. You do not need to make enormous changes to your lifestyle, but can incorporate various methods slowly into your life to suit your needs and the needs of your family. One simple change can have a profound impact on your health and taking an initial step is all you need to do to get started.

Diets for Better Health and Disease Prevention

Proper nutrition is a critical part of health, and is even more important when you or are loved one are suffering from a food allergy disease or illness. There are many diets out there, and not all will be appropriate. Here are some diets intended for specific situations. Read more...

Home Improvement / Eliminating Toxins in Your Home
When families decide to convert to an environmentally-sound lifestyle, they should evaluate the structural makeup of their homes, and consider the furnishings they use, particularly if they live in older buildings.   This page helps you navigate the choices so you can minimize risks to your family’s health and the environment. Even small changes done one at a time can yield big results.
BLOG: Green Your World with Deirdre Imus

Each week, Deirdre Imus' Fox News Health Blog, Green Your World, translates the top environmental health issues with practical insight and tips for you and your family. For a list of topics, click here.

Cell Phone Safety
Cell phone safety has been researched and debated for decades, with ties to cancer still hotly debated. Studies with humans have found cell phones can cause increased headaches related to longer call durations, as well as hotness and tingling around the ear. Other studies have found nerve cell damage and albumen leakage in mammalian brains from cell phones' microwave frequencies...
What's in Your Closet?

Greener clothes, shoes and accessories are those made from "sustainable" products, i.e, those made from renewable resources, and those made with fewer or safer chemicals. Denim jeans, for example, is made from cotton, typically grown with a number of hazardous agricultural chemicals which may enter our groundwater or linger in the environment for years. However, "organic" cotton is grown without these.