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9 Smart Moves to Boost Your Metabolism and Stay Fit After 40 - Infographic

9 Smart Moves to Boost Your Metabolism and Stay Fit After 40 – Infographic

Have you noticed changes in the way your body looks? Have you wondered why you are gaining weight although you are eating the way you always ate? Are you baffled by the belly bulge that you never had before? Are your favorite skinny jeans stuffed into the bottom of a drawer waiting for the day when you can fit into […]

Pina Banana Avocado Superfood Green Smoothie

Pineapple Banana Avocado Kale Superfood Green Smoothie

This morning’s green smoothie came together quite easily. My avocado was now ripe so I was able to use it as the  centerpiece for a nutrient- rich, creamy smoothie. Avocado provides B vitamins and vitamin K,  vitamin C, vitamin E and potassium. They also contain phytosterols and carotenoids, such as lutein and zeaxanthin. About 75% of an […]

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10 Simple Tips for Adding More Nutrition to Your Diet

10 Simple Tips for Adding More Nutrition to Your Diet

Are your worried about getting sufficient nutrition from your diet? Although I try to watch what I eat and plan nutritious meals, I am often concerned–and for good reasons. A properly balanced diet will significantly improve our digestion, energy and weight. One problem is that many of us are addicted to the killer combination of fat, sugar and […]

6 Healthy Resolutions to Tackle in 2015: From Food, Fitness, Family, Focus to Facebook

6 Healthy Resolutions to Tackle in 2015: From Food, Fitness, Family, Focus to Facebook

Guest post by Camile Sardina Have you determined your New Year Resolutions for 2015 yet? No matter the New Year, changing your lifestyle never equates to easy. All the planning and sacrifices to meet the goals can be overwhelming, and those headaches might just take you to quitsville. To ease your way into 2015, start with baby […]

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Pina Banana Avocado Superfood Green Smoothie

Pineapple Banana Avocado Kale Superfood Green Smoothie

This morning’s green smoothie came together quite easily. My avocado was now ripe so I was able to use it as the  centerpiece for a nutrient- rich, creamy smoothie. Avocado provides B vitamins and vitamin K,  vitamin C, vitamin E and potassium. They also contain phytosterols and carotenoids, such as lutein and zeaxanthin. About 75% of an […]

Not My Momma's Collard Greens: Mean Greens, Vegan Style

Not My Momma’s Collard Greens: Mean Greens, Vegan Style

When I was growing up collard greens were practically a staple in our home. My dad grew collards in our backyard garden and my job was to pick, wash, cut, blanch and freeze them for the winter. That was not a chore that I always enjoyed as a kid, so one day I remember experimenting by […]

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Fit & Fab

9 Smart Moves to Boost Your Metabolism and Stay Fit After 40 - Infographic

9 Smart Moves to Boost Your Metabolism and Stay Fit After 40 – Infographic

Have you noticed changes in the way your body looks? Have you wondered why you are gaining weight although you are eating the way you always ate? Are you baffled by the belly bulge that you never had before? Are your favorite skinny jeans stuffed into the bottom of a drawer waiting for the day when you can fit into […]

5 Steps to Increasing Your Metabolism To Help You Burn Belly Fat

5 Steps to Increasing Your Metabolism to Help You Burn Belly Fat

For as long as I can remember, I was the lucky one among my friends who never had a belly fat problem. But lately, to my surprise, my figure is slowly changing before my eyes. Coincidentally, everywhere I turned I saw a new book or headline addressing the apparent “fat belly epidemic”! So lately, I’ve been reading a lot […]

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Living Green

How to Make Your Own Organic Compost - Infographic

How to Make Your Own Organic Compost – Infographic

Guest post by Sam Cho According to the United Nations Environment Programme, consumers in industrialized countries waste as much as 222 million tons of food waste per year. If we continue at this rate, there will no longer be enough landfill space to store household wastes in the coming years. As consumers, we can play a part […]

Love to DIY? Check out The January 2015 Ultimate DIY Bundle!

Love to DIY? You’ll Love The January 2015 Ultimate DIY Bundle!

I love to DIY,  get crafty and make things by hand, don’t you? In fact, I make my pottery, DIY natural skin care products and natural homemade cleaning as well. I get so much satisfaction of out making healthy, green and natural products for my family and friends. Since your reading this, you too probably love the […]

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Ecostyle

EcoStlye File: Experience Sustainable City Style with Michele Cohen of Wabi Sabi

EcoStyle File: Sustainable City Style with Michele Cohen of Wabi Sabi

I am always on the look out for well-designed, comfortable, sustainable fashion, so I was thrilled to discover Wabi Sabi. I’m an eco-conscious, professional, living in the city–and Wabi Sabi designs with women like me in mind. Wabi Sabi creates stylish, functional and versatile day to evening work wear for professional women using the finest organic materials […]

EcoStyle: Dying to Be an Eco-Fashionista? 6 Eco-Fashion Collections to Try

EcoStyle: Trying to Be an Eco-Fashionista? 6 Eco-Fashion Collections to Explore

It’s not always easy to be an eco-fashionista! Although I am committed to living as sustainably as possible, it is not always easy to find suitable eco-friendly or sustainable apparel to buy when I am out shopping. On top of that, green fashion hasn’t always been considered the most stylish. And to some extent, that had to do with […]

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Doing Good

Blog Action Day 2014 # Inequality: 26 Inequality-Related Organizations and Institutions

Blog Action Day 2014 # Inequality: 26+ Inequality-Related Organizations and Institutions

Today is Blog Action Day 2014 and this year the focus is on the topic #Inequality. As a blogger, I was delighted to learn about Blog Action Day and to have a chance to get involved in building awareness of this important day of advocacy and action. Founded in 2007, Blog Action Day brings together bloggers from […]

Doing Good: A Seed Grows in Columbus - An Organic, Urban Garden Feeds a Community's Growth

Doing Good: A Seed Grows in Columbus – An Organic, Urban Garden Feeds a Community’s Growth

There is nothing more powerful than a woman on a mission. Paula Penn-Nabrit is a woman with a vision. But she most importantly, she’s a dynamic woman who knows how to get things done. Paula saw a critical, unmet need in her Columbus community–which was virtually an urban food desert. An avid gardener, the seed of an […]

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Culture

Wishing for a Happy, Healthy Holiday? 8 Easy Ways to Combat Holiday Stress

Wishing for a Happy, Healthy Holiday? 8 Easy Ways to Combat Holiday Stress

Did you know that the holidays tend to be one of the major seasons for getting sick? The reasons for this are many. While many people blame it on the colder weather, the truth is that during the holiday season we tend to forget about taking care of ourselves. Instead we drink a bit too […]

Special Holiday Edition: Celebrate the Season at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop 2014

Special Holiday Edition: Celebrate the Season at the Healthy, Happy, Green and Natural Party Blog Hop 2014

Happy Holidays!   Welcome to the Special Holiday Edition of the “Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party” Blog Hop! This “blog hop party” is a positive place where you can find and share loads of  healthy and delicious holiday goodies, gifts and “good stuff“ that will help you in your personal journey toward a healthier, […]

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