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Should We Be Eating Insects?

Should We Be Eating Insects?

By Shannon Cowan, Posted January 28th, 2016

More than 80% of the world’s population currently consumes over 1,000 species of insects as part of their regular diet.

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Is Radon an Unseen Hazard in Your Home?

Is Radon an Unseen Hazard in Your Home?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted January 26th, 2016

The EPA estimates that 1 in 15 homes have elevated levels of radon, and that every state in the U.S. has areas suspected to be high in radon.

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The World Needs More Vegetarians. Is Fake Meat the Answer?

The World Needs More Vegetarians. Is Fake Meat the Answer?

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted October 13th, 2015

A new crop of vegetable-based meat replacements is helping people eat less meat.

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How to Reduce Lead Hazards in Your Home

How to Reduce Lead Hazards in Your Home

By Susannah Shmurak, Posted September 10th, 2015

Exposure to lead can have serious health effects. Here’s how to protect yourself and your family.

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If Ogunquit Can Quit Pesticides, So Can We

If Ogunquit Can Quit Pesticides, So Can We

By Eartheasy, Posted March 31st, 2015

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

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Stop Killing the Microbes that Keep Us Healthy: 5 Strategies

Stop Killing the Microbes that Keep Us Healthy: 5 Strategies

By Eartheasy, Posted March 24th, 2015

In the all-out war on germs, we’ve confused our allies with our enemies.

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Systemic Pesticides and Food Health

Systemic Pesticides and Food Health

By Eartheasy, Posted February 3rd, 2015

From the inside out: systemic pesticides are already in our kitchens, changing the food chain and our fragile ecosystem.

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11 Common Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

11 Common Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

By Robin Jacobs, Posted December 4th, 2014

Beyond the standard prenatal food prohibitions, some modern food toxins deserve our concern. Stay informed, trust your instincts, and relax.

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Can Dementia be Prevented by Diet and Lifestyle?

Can Dementia be Prevented by Diet and Lifestyle?

By Robin Jacobs, Posted November 11th, 2014

Protecting ourselves against dementia may mean doing what comes naturally: an active life with whole foods, time in nature, and community engagement.

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6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Gardening

6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Gardening

By Robin Jacobs, Posted September 19th, 2014

Sure, that succulent produce improves your diet by leaps and bounds… But your endless labor of love may also strengthen you in some surprising ways.

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7 Ways to Help Your Child Cope with Climate Change

7 Ways to Help Your Child Cope with Climate Change

By Lissa Cowan, Posted September 4th, 2014

Children are particularly vulnerable to the psychological impacts of climate change.

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Teaching My Child First Aid: 6 Essentials

Teaching My Child First Aid: 6 Essentials

By Robin Jacobs, Eartheasy.com, Posted August 26th, 2014

Learning a few first-aid principles does more than prepare kids for the worst: it also helps them develop their compassion, self-esteem, and sense of purpose.

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How to Choose Earth-Friendly Edible Oils

How to Choose Earth-Friendly Edible Oils

By Sheila Harrington, Posted June 18th, 2014

Discovering options that are better for the health of ourselves and the planet.

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Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

Teaching My Child How to Garden – Getting Started

By Robin Jacobs, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 2nd, 2014

Everyday miracles happen when we invite playful work and wonder into the garden.

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How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 30th, 2014

Old timers call them Spring Tonic. Before the garden gets going, nettles are the perfect local green.

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How to Encourage Your Child to Play Outdoors

How to Encourage Your Child to Play Outdoors

By Robin Jacobs, Posted April 14th, 2014

Kids spend about seven hours a day plugged into media devices. Are modern parenting trends keeping them inside?

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Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

Evidence Grows Linking Autism with Pollution

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 4th, 2014

Patterns of autism match patterns of pollution-caused birth defects.

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How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

How to Prepare Your Asparagus Bed for Spring

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 4th, 2014

A well maintained asparagus bed may produce for 25 years!

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After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

After Fukushima – Is It Safe to Eat Pacific Seafood?

By Robin Jacobs, Posted February 27th, 2014

Silent and unseen, radiation is a shadowy threat. Between dire viral-internet warnings and FDA reassurances, how do we decide what to feed our families?

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How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

How to Make a Winter Soup to Boost Your Immune System

By Robin Jacobs, Posted January 21st, 2014

Using whole foods and traditional spices offers surprising health benefits.

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