September 17th, 2012 | by The Green Divas
This green diva has to weigh in on all the buzz and banter about the latest study from Stanford about the lack of nutritional benefit from eating organic food. There is a lot of evidence that I wasn’t the only one irritated and quite surprised to see how this study was spun into a pro-chemical pesticide and fertilizer piece.
September 14th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan
5 acne tips to reduce the frequency and severity of outbreaks. These five major dietary adjustments can help you avoid acne outbreaks & maintain healthy skin
August 6th, 2012 | by The Green Divas
I was scheduled to be on a TV morning show called Ebru Today Monday morning the week of the meatless media poo-storm (ironic it was a Monday, never thought of that). I picked my topic a couple of weeks prior and planned to talk about the importance of understanding how our food impacts the environment.
May 14th, 2012 | by The Green Divas
As some of you may know, I'm back to my vegan roots and have been kicking the cheese habit - again (15 days, but who's counting?). Whether you are a vegan, vegan wannabe, vegetarian or are an omnivore and love delicious food, you might appreciate the power of the mighty cashew and it's amazing versatility
April 18th, 2012 | by Lynn Fang
Rice is a staple grain for many cultures all over the world. For many, organic products are believed safer than traditional items so organic rice products were believed safe and healthy. Recently, however, inorganic arsenic was found in organic brown rice syrup. Learn about arsenic contamination in rice and some things you can do to keep your family safe
April 2nd, 2012 | by The Green Divas
We had a remarkably good time this week, especially since our feature interview was with our favorite Green Reaper, Elizabeth [&hellip
March 23rd, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle
On Thursday, Judge Theodore H. Katz of New York's Southern District ruled that the Food and Drug Administration(FDA) would finally end 35-year of turning a blind eye regarding the efficacy and safety of antibiotic use in livestock. The lawsuit filed in 2011 by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), the Natural Resources Defense Council(NRDC), Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT), Public Citizen, and Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) resulted from growing concerns regarding the long term health affects following exposure to these antibiotics through consumption of livestock, namely the increase in antibiotic-resistant bacterias known as superbugs.
March 7th, 2012 | by Lynn Fang
Last week, U.S. Federal District Judge Naomi Buchwald dismissed the lawsuit brought by thousands of organic farmers against agribusiness giant [&hellip
February 16th, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle
For years eco-minded philanthropists have been researching Komen's products and giving them poor scores on the green front. With some donators wondering where to spend their cancer-fighting donation dollars, it's important to know where your money really goes and which products have potential cancer links. Here's a few reasons why environmentalists care about the Komen controversy
February 14th, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle
Forgo the gift cards, chocolates and diamonds because you can still make this one of the vest Valentine's Days ever while embracing Mother Earth. Here are some great last minute Eco-Valentine's Ideas sure to please your sweetie