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5 Reasons People With Diabetes Should Eat More Guava

Many individuals who suffer from diabetes think they must go without fruit to avoid sudden spikes in blood sugar. However, several fruits are low on the Glycemic Index (GI) and...

Does DDT Exposure Cause Obesity?

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently lifted a ban on DDT to provide relief in countries with high malaria rates. The mosquitoes may be gone, but what's left behind? Scientist...

Sleepers Unite: 7 Habits of the Very Well Rested

Struggling with sleep is a painful endeavor because it impacts overall health in such a significant way. The sleep deprived often eat too much, drink too much caffeine, exercise too...

Want a Free Vitamix? Enter the Organic Authority/Well + Good...

Want a Vitamix? Enter to win a free Vitamix in the Organic Authority, Well + Good NYC Sweepstakes! At Organic Authority, we heart all things healthy, and every health nut knows,...

How to Get More Energy: 10 Habits That Are Making...

If you’re always wondering how to get more energy, the answer’s (literally) right in front of you: Change your everyday habits. Even though your brain's on auto-pilot you're still burning...

5 Easy Memory Improvement Tips

Your mind is an elastic organ that is capable of changing throughout your entire life, and you can build new neural networks as long as you live. Try these memory...

7 Medicinal Herbs and Spices for Tasty Healing

Herbs and spices take a meal from good to great, but did you know they're important for good health as well? We’ve rounded up seven medicinal herbs and spices that...

6 Food Combining Rules That Will Banish Indigestion Forever

Improper food combining can cause gas, bloating, headaches, and stomach cramps among other icky things. The good news is you can combat your indigestion with a few simple tweaks to...

Superfoods Spotlight: Gorgeous Goldenberries

Goldenberries are Cape Gooseberries (also known as Incan berries) in their dried form. They look a lot like a raisin, only yellow or pink in hue. For centuries, these superfoods...
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Organic News

When 'alien' insects attack Antartica

Of the known alien (non-native) species found in Antarctica, a non-biting species of midge currently presents one of the highest risks to terrestrial ecosystems, researchers have found.

Organic food worse for the climate?

Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required, a new study finds.

Historical climate important for soil responses to future climate change

Researchers examined how 18 years of drought affect the billions of vital bacteria that are hidden in the soil beneath our feet. The results show that this type of extreme...

Soil compound fights chronic wasting disease

A major compound in soil organic matter degrades chronic wasting disease prions and decreases infectivity in mice, according to a new study.

Six feet under, a new approach to global warming

A researcher has found that one-fourth of the carbon held by soil is bound to minerals as far as six feet below the surface. The discovery opens a new possibility...

Fertilizers' impact on soil health compared

Researchers dug into how fertilizing with manure affects soil quality, compared with inorganic fertilizer.

Artificial leaf: Highly active organic photocatalyst discovered

Scientists have synthesized a new organic material that can convert water into hydrogen fuel using sunlight.

Following the path of chemicals through the soil

A new and quick way to predict the transport of chemicals through the soil has been developed.

Soil holds the secret to mitigating climate change

New research suggests that crop yields and the global food supply chain can be preserved by harnessing the critical, and often overlooked, partner in food supply -- soil.
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ORGANIC WORLD
Living

Research Shows What Living Near A Forest Can Do To...

European research from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Germany suggests that city dwellers who live near nature experience positive effects on their brains compared to their purely...

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin N?

Have you heard of “Nature Deficit Disorder”? Author Richard Louv created the phrase in his book Last Child in the Woods. NDD refers to the disconnect that exists in the...

New Expedition Tours Sustainable Projects in Costa Rica

Amidst the majestic coastal mountains, epic waterfalls, and warm beaches of Costa Rica, the first Sustainable Living Expedition was, for me, the educational adventure of a lifetime, and there are...
ENVIRONMENT

Organophosphates cause learning problems, say health experts

Health experts are calling for the immediate ban of organophosphate insecticides because they are causing learning and attention problems in children. They say there is now 'sufficient evidence' that children exposed to the insecticides while in the womb can have lower IQs and experience learning difficulties when...

Study: Animal populations are decreasing due to their high-risk food-finding strategies

A study using animal-attached technology to measure food consumption in four very different wild vertebrates has revealed that animals using a high-risk strategy to find rarer food are particularly susceptible to becoming extinct, as they fail to gather food for their young before they starve. In the first study of...

Cleaning products could be causing infants' obesity epidemic

Household cleaners and disinfectants could be the cause of the obesity epidemic among infants and toddlers. The products change the children's gut microbiome which helps regulate their weight, new research has discovered. The only safe cleaning agents to use are eco-friendly ones, which don't have the same...

To fight bee die-off Virginia now offering all citizens their own beehives

The state of Virginia has announced an initiative to help reverse the decline in bee populations. “The Beehive Distribution Program” promises to give away beehives and the necessary related equipment to any eligible applicants over the age of 18. Earlier this month, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services...
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Parenting

Latest research on parenting. Everything from infancy through the teen years, including breastfeeding, colic, academic success, behavioral problems, teen relationships and more.

Supplement makes (mouse) moms' milk better; pups benefit for life

Giving nursing mouse mothers a supplement called nicotinamide riboside (NR) promotes maternal weight loss, boosts milk production and quality, and leads to long-lasting physical, neurological, and behavioral benefits in the...

Long periods of undisturbed sleep during pregnancy may be associated...

Sleeping more than nine hours per night during pregnancy may be associated with late stillbirth, a new international study suggests.

How bad will my postpartum depression be in 12 months?

A new study was able to successfully predict -- with 72.8 percent accuracy -- if a new mother would experience worsening depressive symptoms over the first year after giving birth....

Fighting perinatal mood and anxiety disorders on multiple levels

Over the past several decades, it's become increasingly recognized that perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs), including postpartum depression, are more than just "baby blues." They're the most common complication...
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DIY: Easy Coconut Milk Recipe

A homemade coconut milk recipe guarantees a 100-percent honest, pure ingredients, and there are no cans to recycle! Use my favorite coconut milk recipe to learn how to make your...

21 Vegetarian Recipes Everyone Will Love

Want to start exploring homemade vegetarian fare? We’ve compiled 21 of our favorite Organic Authority vegetarian recipes that will please any veggie lover, and even a few meat-eaters too!

Halloween Kids’ Corner: How to Make Pumpkin Cookies

Hey hard-working parents! We want to help eliminate one of your time-sucking Halloween tasks: Finding the perfect Halloween cookie recipe. We've got new (and gluten free) pumpkin cookies with an...

Green Gazpacho Salad Recipe with Tomatillos

Some of our favorite homegrown and organic veggies include tomatoes, peppers, onions, cucumbers and Mexican tomatillos, all of which come together in this crisp, spicy and refreshing green gazpacho salad...

Papa A La Huancaina: A Peruvian Potato Recipe To Try...

Papa a la Huancaina is a beloved potato recipe in Peru and the Andes Mountains. It's a cold potato salad in a spicy cream sauce usually served over lettuce that...

DIY 4-Ingredient Kombucha Recipe

Kombucha has become increasingly popular in recent years, touted for its digestive benefits due to healthy probiotic bacteria. Unfortunately, even kombucha products currently on the market are often overly processed,...

Yummy Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe

Blending a seasonal superstar with a dessert favorite into a hand-size piece of heaven, this chocolate pumpkin cupcake recipe produces deep, rich and decadent flavors. Try them as a treat...

Easy Gluten-Free Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

Stuffed bell peppers are an easy dish to get creative with and a great way to enjoy a variety of garden veggies. Our gluten-free stuffed bell peppers recipe can be...

Homemade Pumpkin Purée Recipe

Pumpkin purée is perfect for pies, soups, pastas, cakes... the list seems to be endless! But why trust someone else to make pumpkin purée when it's so easy to make...
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Organic Authority

ICYMI: All The Cool Girls Go Hunting For Food

Although hunting is still more of a predominantly male activity, the amount of women out killing for their own food has risen by 25% since 2006. According to Jezebel it's...

7 New Foodie Books That Should Be On Your Shelves

Whether you're the foodie who loves to keep up with the latest and greatest information or looking for the perfect holiday gift for a foodie on your list, these new...

Why I Dumped Greek Yogurt for Icelandic Skyr

I recently ended a relationship. No, I didn't divorce my husband or blow off a toxic friend. I said goodbye to Greek yogurt--at least for the time being. It wasn’t...

Put Down the Pork Chops! US Pork is Hazardous to...

While bacon-anything gets a free pass in the foodie world, the reality is that pork is a dirty business--for the pigs, for the environment and for public health. China's pork...

6 Gross Things You Never Wanted To Know About Fast...

Peruse a few online forums for fast food restaurant workers, and you'll quickly learn some shocking truths about the industry. Make no mistake: the goal of all fast food restaurants...

7 Common Molecular Gastronomy Techniques Explained

From deconstructed desserts and transparent pasta to faux caviars and flavors that progress in your mouth, molecular gastronomy converts expectations into revelations on the dinner table. Learn the proper definitions...

Fail: Portland Chefs Forage (or Steal?) In Private Gardens

We're all for foraging free wild food--even roadkill--but a group of Portland sous chefs appear to have taken the concept a little too far. A baffled resident recently posted a...

Best Beers: 7 Coffee-Infused Brews To Keep You Perky

For breakfast imbibers, happy hour lovers and late-night espresso fiends, the new trend of coffee + beer = one hell of a drink. Craft breweries are mixing the rich bitterness...

Is the World Ready for the Food Substitute Soylent?

Long the stuff of science fiction, Soylent has finally become a real thing. It's a liquid food substitute that looks like a bizarre cross between milk and mayonnaise (I gagged a...
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