Article Archive for Healthy Home

12 common-sense ways to minimize your exposure to electromagnetic radiation
As a citizen of the wireless age, you're swimming in invisible pollution. Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) are reaching alarming...
How to create a special place for yoga, meditation or me-time
Want to create a quiet, inspiring space for rituals like meditation or yoga — or just a place in your home that helps you feel...
Benefits + 5 aromatherapy products you can use at home
Used to treat medical conditions and enhance mental well-being, aromatherapy oils are extracted from the flowers, fruits, roots,...
The final installment in our Get Real series, Jodi Helmer's article shows you just how easy it is to reduce your "cook-print" in the kitchen with affordable, sustainable choices.
Your kitchen is the place to relax with the morning paper, bake cookies with the kids, post favorite photos on the refrigerator,...
In Part 2 of her 'Get Real' series, Jodi Helmer explains the "true" cost of greening your slumber space
Your bedroom is more than just a place to catch some zzz’s. It’s a retreat from the rest of the world. You might be shocked, then...
The environmental, economic and health costs
You make a lot of decisions in a single trip to the supermarket: Chicken or fish? Fresh or frozen? Debit or credit? Paper,...
The health and environmental impacts of cleaning with bleach
A Q&A with EarthTalk; reprinted with permission My neighbor told me to pour bleach down my drains every week to keep them...
The truth about whether to rid or reap gluten
Can you digest gluten comfortably? Could you easily digest bread and gluten when you were younger? How many of us have noticed...
From hamper to happiness in 8 steps
When I was 35, I looked up one day and realized that I hadn't had a life. I'd had a lot of things. I had a husband and a marriage...
A guide to water-conscious, animal-friendly, healthy beauty
Every year, Americans spend more on beauty products than they do on education. Just shy of $100 billion is spent annually on skin...