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Consumers buying more organic products despite high prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — The higher price of organic foods and other products doesn't seem to be deterring consumers: Sales jumped 11 percent last year, an …

Agriculture

The Costs to Your Health When You Stop Exercising

6 Ways Your Health Suffers When You Stop Working Out<p>Hitting pause on your workout plan can do more than just make you paunchy<p>Just as a good training program builds you up, falling off the workout wagon can have the opposite effect—sometimes almost immediately.<p>Experts call this phenomenon …

Homemade Cleaning Products Using Essential Oils

Essential oils are naturally produced liquids that are distilled from the leaves, roots, flowers, bark, or other elements of plants. Despite the …

How to Make Aromatherapy Roll-Ons

I love my ever-growing stash of essential oils. Make-up used to be my impulse purchase; now it’s a new essential oil. So one of my goals is to figure …

Best Essential Oils for Fast Weight Loss

Essential oils can be a great help for weight reduction and upkeep. They can have extremely positive effect on weight reduction endeavors when …

12 Scary Facts Your Skin Can Reveal About Your Health

<b>Yellow Eyes</b><br>Eyes that turn a shade of yellow may be due to a condition known as scleral icterus, which could possibly indicate that your liver isn't functioning properly, says dermatologist Soheil Simzar, M.D.<p><b>Eye Bags and Puffiness</b><br>High-sodium foods and a diet rich in salt can promote water retention …

15 Foods You Should Never Eat

The foods to eliminate from your diet now.<p>We know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

Writing

10 Avocado Recipes for Weight Loss

Besides tasting beyond delicious, avocados can also help lower blood pressure, banish bloat, quell hunger pangs and fry stubborn belly fat. It really …

Healthy Eating

iPhone Encryption 'Petrified' NSA: Glenn Greenwald

Stronger encryption in Apple's iPhones and on websites like Facebook has "petrified" the U.S. government because it has made it harder to spy on communications, Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who first reported on Edward Snowden's stolen files, told CNBC.<p>Former National Security Agency (NSA) …

Surveillance

Japan's 'comfort women' battle spills into the US | War & Conflict

<b>Tokyo, Japan -</b> With an ideological ally in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right-wing activists have been emboldened to press forward their agenda not only against the domestic media and many in Japanese society, but also the United States as well.<p>These activists never completely disappeared after World …

Japan

Meditation & the Science Behind Why it Works.

<i>That yoga and meditation “work” to help free us from the suffering-inducing habit patterns of the mind is supported by millennia of qualitative data.</i> …

How to Choose a Healthy Veggie Burger Without Harmful Ingredients - One Green Planet

Some store bought vegan staples can be life-savers for those with a busy schedule or that are cutting down their meat and dairy consumption.This is …

Vegetarian

How to Get the 'Afterburn' Effect in Your Workout

Get smart about your workout and you'll burn calories long after your sneakers are off<p>Many workouts tout the effect of burning extra calories even …

The Science Behind Good Vibes: How Mindfulness Actually Works

Oct 30, 2012 by EDITOR<p>The Science Behind Good Vibes: How Mindfulness Actually Works<p>Achieving mindfulness through meditation has helped people …

Corporations' Newest Productivity Hack: Meditation

Target, Google, and Ford have started teaching employees mindfulness. Will capitalism complicate something as simple as following your breath?<p>Since I started meditating two years ago, my practice has been shamefully sporadic. When I do manage to stop what I’m doing and sit down, device-free, I find …

Top 10 Benefits of a Pegan Diet

The government is trying to take a step in the right direction, its finally clear that the situation is dire, the health of the American people is in …

Nutrition

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the South. Take a look, book a trip, and take …

How The World Sleeps

Every country has its own unique and distinguishable customs. Traveling from place to place is a chance to see new sights, learn different histories and taste exotic cuisine. Despite geographical and cultural differences, sleep remains universal to us all.<p>While we all sleep, different nations …

Did Dog-Human Alliance Drive Out the Neanderthals?

With the help of wolf dogs, early humans out-hunted—and outlasted—Neanderthals.<p>In popular culture, they're often portrayed like members of a heavy-metal band: fur clad, shaggy haired, ape-like. But in most ways they were like you and me. They used fire and made tools, lived in social groups, and …

Humanity

Everything You Need To Know About The Apple Watch

Apple has finally revealed all regarding the Apple Watch, the wrist-based wearable it first introduced last September. Many of the Apple Watch’s particulars were already known, but here, for the first time, is a comprehensive look at what will no doubt become the world’s most popular …

19 Food Experts Reveal the Biggest Waste of Money in Their Kitchen

Healthy fresh produce blitzed into a tasty drink? It’s no wonder you splurged on that juicer. Or maybe you saw a demo for a fancy Belgian waffle …

Kitchens

Tips and Tricks for Healthy Shopping on a Budget

<b>“Eating healthy is expensive.”</b> Ever heard that before? Ever said that before?<p>Unfortunately, 99-cent chicken, broccoli, and sweet potato deals are …

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

University of Chicago

How Do I Build a Business Plan? (Infographic)

You have a powerful idea for the next big thing, but before you sell it to anyone, you have to get it all down on paper. It’s time to make a business plan.<p>How do you know if you’re headed in the right direction? Washington State University created an infographic that provides 10 guidelines to help …

Why Marketers Are Key Players in the Business Innovation Game

With the growth of international competition, technology and eBusiness, consumers can find high quality products and services faster, cheaper and …

Innovation