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Think Pink, Clean Green

By on June 22nd, 2011 Tags: , ,

Spring has sprung in my neighborhood, and I see a lot of people doing their spring cleaning routines: washing the outsides of the windows, deep cleaning rugs and carpeting, and decluttering and degriming the garage.

While there’s not a lot of research on cleaning product exposure, we do know that many are made from petroleum byproducts or contain chemicals that are considered hormone disruptors. Hormone …

Grilling Wisely

By on June 9th, 2011 Tags: , ,

If you’re like me, grilling is a big part of what makes summer fun. To make your cookout as healthy as possible, try to follow these steps.

Start with unprocessed meats. Researchers are beginning to tease out the differences between eating processed versus unprocessed meat. Processed meat includes hot dogs, sausage, pepperoni, bacon, and lunch meats. Many scientists now think that some of the risks …

How Green Is Your Garden?

By on May 21st, 2011 Tags: ,

Because neither of my thumbs is green, my husband does almost all the gardening and lawn care at our house. Since my diagnosis, we’ve been talking about how to make our green space truly green – a healthy yard and garden with no chemical pesticides or fertilizers.

I always thought that using a chemical spray was the easy way to kill weeds and insect pests …

Sleep Well: Turn In, Tune Out, and Unplug

By on March 11th, 2011 Tags: , ,

March 7-13 is National Sleep Awareness week, which is a perfect time for me to offer some suggestions about habits that can help you sleep well.

The National Sleep Foundation reports that women are more likely than men to have problems falling asleep and staying asleep. Most people need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep a night, but polls have found that many women …

Pondering Pots and Pans

By on January 21st, 2011 Tags: , ,

We all have different reasons for the cookware we like — my favorite pan heats evenly and is easy to clean. It’s also made of cast iron because I don’t want to use Teflon or other non-stick pans.

What you cook in is just as important as what you’re cooking when you’re trying to eat healthy and reduce your risk of breast cancer. That’s because …

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