February 2014: Month in Review

Is it spring yet? No matter what the weather’s like in your city, we’ve got you covered in the kitchen with our roundup of over 100 delicious healthy soup recipes. From raw soups to hearty stews, we’re sure you’ll find your perfect match. If… read more >

FDA Phasing out Antibiotic Use on Farms

You may be more likely to associate antibiotics with your doctor’s office than your supermarket. But according to Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, based on data provided by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 80 percent of all antibacterial drugs sold in the US are used… read more >

Chicken Tortilla Soup

If you’re craving south-of-the border flavor but trying to stick to a healthy diet, this soup will satisfy all your needs. The hot and slightly spicy meal is ready in just 40 minutes, and provides a substantial dose of protein, thanks to the organic… read more >

How to Manage Stress During Pregnancy

“Wow, I’m having a baby!” can quickly become “Wow. I am the one having a baby.” The initial excitement of getting pregnant can sometimes turn into stress for expectant mothers. Concerns about your own health, your baby’s health, finances, and relationships can turn an… read more >

8 Yoga Poses for Better Digestion

Studies have shown that practicing yoga can have a profound impact on stress and anxiety levels, and then there are the obvious physical perks of improved balance, flexibility, and strength. But did you know certain asanas (poses) can also ease digestive woes? To understand… read more >

Quick Three-Bean Chili

This simple vegetarian chili incorporates three delicious varieties of beans, and it’s ready in under an hour. Beans are full of cholesterol-lowering fiber, and they’re a great source of protein, which is essential for proper cellular functioning. Serve this chili with hearty whole-wheat bread… read more >

Has the Antibacterial Craze Gone Too Far?

We’ve become a nation of fanatical handwashers, hoping that regular scrubbing will protect us from viruses like colds and flus and harmful bacteria. Manufacturers worldwide have recognized a golden opportunity to exploit our germ-o-phobia, and have inundated the marketplace with not only antibacterial soaps,… read more >