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Feeding Healthy Habits

Today’s barrage of junk food ads can easily influence kids for the worse, but 10 strategies, including visiting farmers’ markets, teaching cooking skills and implementing device-free family meals, can help them choose to eat better.

Beyond Sustainability

Farmers are increasingly exploring inexpensive organic methods to return microbial diversity to the soil, which could help mitigate a warming planet by allowing soil to absorb more carbon.

Aysha Akhtar on Our Symphony With Animals

Through her personal story as a survivor of childhood abuse and the stories of others, the neurologist demonstrates the scientific bond between animals and humans—and how they can heal each other.

21st Century Parenting

Today’s kids live fast-paced, technology-driven lives, which is why it’s critical for parents to strike a balance between accepting modern advances and teaching kids timeless virtues.

Healing Harmonies

Music not only raises our spirits, it also reduces pain, lowers inflammation, dials down anxiety, bolsters immunity, and boosts creativity, the latest studies show.

Wild and Wonderful

There is such a thing as a free lunch! We have only to look in our backyards and parks to find the free, nutritious greens and berries an arm’s reach away.

Take a Cerebral Spin

Pedaling away for even 20 minutes a day, indoors or outdoors, fires up brain cell production and lowers symptoms of depression – and that’s just the beginning of cognitive benefits.

Loving Ourselves Madly

When we truly commit to self-love and take steps to follow through, we can create a peaceful, joyful and meaningful life.

Vet Check

Holistic veterinarians treat an animal’s underlying condition rather than the symptoms, and many use alternative therapies like acupuncture, laser therapy or massage.

Help For Home Gardeners

Nationwide, local extension agents offer soil testing and instruction in organic methods, making rain barrels, choosing native plants and a host of low-cost and no-cost services.


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