Healthy Non-Stick Cookware for Your Kitchen

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EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: I’m in the market for a new set of non-stick cookware for my kitchen, and I’m wondering which type is healthiest? — Rose Castillo, Santa Fe, NM Non-stick cookware cleans very easily and some health-conscious cooks appreciate that it requires less cooking oil […]

How Forest Therapy Can Help Calm Your Nerves {EarthTalk Q&A}

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EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: What is so-called Forest Therapy? —Larry Schwarzwald, Page, AZ Forest therapy uses immersion in nature to help soothe frayed nerves and restore a sense of mental well-being — and has even been shown to boost our immune systems and help us recover […]

The Magic of Dirt – ‘Hygiene Hypothesis’ {EarthTalk Q&A}

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: A friend recently told me that when her family stopped using hand sanitizer and antibacterial wipes all the time, they stopped getting sick so much. Is there any research backing up this theory, or is it just a “new” wives tale? — […]

How To Effectively Detox Your Body Now

Toxins are, unfortunately, everywhere. So a mission to effectively detox your body involves having a lot of determination and some realization that you cannot detox it 100%. That’s the sad truth of the world we live in.  It’s quite terrifying to learn about the toxins we are exposed to, through our skin, our clothes, and […]

The Bane of 21st Century Life: Chronic Stress 
 {+ 7 Tips to Reduce Stress}

Heart pounding, palms sweating, and a sick, clenching feeling in the pit of your stomach. Sound familiar? We hate this experience, and yet, we all go through it way too often. I often cycle between low-stress periods (not zero-stress, please note) and high-stress periods – all because of my work, my lifestyle, and the way […]