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11 Steps to Make Walking an Easy Habit for Life

By Jay Walljasper, Commons Magazine

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy's recent Call to Action made it clear that walking is the best way for most people to stay healthy and fit. Here’s how to do it more often and make it more enjoyable.


Natural Wound Care: How to Heal a Cut Fast

By Chelsea Clark, Natural Health Advisory Institute

With minor, common injuries, you’ll likely be able to care for the wound yourself. These simple guidelines will help you to be better prepared next time you or someone around you gets a cut.


3 Health Benefits of Beets

By Chelsea Clark, Natural Health Advisory Institute

These beautiful root vegetables make for nutritious additions to any meal. The many health benefits of beets include lowering blood pressure and boosting your physical performance when you exercise.


Is Breastfeeding Better for Your Baby?: 5 Benefits of Breastfeeding

By Chelsea Clark, Natural Health Advisory Institute

The choice to breastfeed or formula feed is a highly personal one, and new mothers will need to take many factors into consideration when making the decision. Experts suggest that new mothers breastfeed exclusively for at least the first six months, if possible. Besides providing you and your baby with time to bond, studies show that breastfeeding can protect your child from a variety of illnesses and conditions.


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How to Determine the Quality of Essential Oils, Part 2: What Do the Certifications Mean?

By Jade Shutes, East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies

While searching for essential oils on the internet you may come across some companies claiming to be approved by the ISO or to meet and/or exceed guidelines established by AFNOR or to be GRAS-approved and even one company claiming to have Certified Pure therapeutic grade/FDA approved. What exactly do the terms and certifications mean?


Prepare for Winter Wellness with Garden Sage Body Oil

By Stephanie Tourles

Sage is an herb of ancient repute, long valued as a culinary and medicinal plant. It has a stimulating, heating, and drying energy and is a well-known cold germ and flu fighter, having particularly potent antimicrobial, respiratory antiseptic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, astringent, mucolytic (mucous thinning), antispasmodic, and vulnerary (tissue healing) properties. Prepare for winter wellness with this garden sage body oil recipe.


How to Determine the Quality of Essential Oils, Part 1

By Jade Shutes, East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies

Discover how to expand your olfactory palate to be able to determine qualitative differences between essential oils and learn what all the terms used in the marketing of essential oils mean. Feel more empowered in choosing a supplier and learn key elements to look for when making that decision.


Glyphosate Testing: You Can Now Measure Your Body’s Glyphosate Levels

By Hannah Kincaid

As concerns about glyphosate’s health effects rises, Moms Across America and Feed the World have teamed up to offer glyphosate testing for any individual who would like to pay to have his or her levels of this ubiquitous herbicide measured.




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MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Aug. 5-6, 2017
Albany, Ore.

Discover a dazzling array of workshops and lectures designed to get you further down the path to independence and self-reliance.

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