Organic Living

Take the 28-Day Plastic Purge Challenge

by guest bloggers Leah Zerbe, online editor for Rodale Wellness, and Julia Westbrook, assistant online editor for Rodale Wellness Plastic is everywhere. Look around you right now and count the number of things that you know contain plastic. Convenient and cheap, yes. But there are some major pitfalls to living in a plastic world. Plastics […]

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5 Essential Steps to Clean Water for Everyone

According to data from the Beverage Marketing Corporation (a market research firm), bottled water will outsell soda in America in approximately two years. I can hear the sound of environmentalists shrieking (“Just drink tap!”), health proponents clapping (“Finally, people are choosing water over sugary drinks!”), and giant water companies quietly panicking (“Oh, crap! Where are […]

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15 Fabulous Things You Can Do about Water Right Now

by guest blogger James Oseland, editor-in-chief of Rodale’s Organic Life So, three issues into the brand-spanking new magazine Rodale’s Organic Life, we decided to dedicate our entire September/October issue to the subject of water. Some people thought we were a little nuts, but to our editors and me, it made perfect sense. Our magazine is […]

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A Handmade Apron You’ll Want to Wear Every Day

Every time I see Ida, she’s wearing an apron. She uses a traditional Mennonite apron because she is a traditional Mennonite woman. But the aprons she wears are the kind that any woman could live in. There’s no strangling tie at the back of the neck. There are pockets. And most importantly, they come in […]

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Maria’s Five Favorites: Back-to-School Natural Beauty

Back-to-school “season” is in full swing. And even though the air is still warm and humid enough to keep our skin glowing without much work, cold, dry air is on the horizon, threatening to dull, crack, and generally wreak havoc on our skin. (Just one more reason I’m not a fan of winter!) Another threat […]

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WTF Is Nooch?! And Other Vegan Lingo Explained

by guest blogger Gillian Francella, writer, editor, and newly converted vegan What is a world without the gooey goodness that is a basketful of melty mozzarella sticks or a crockpot stuffed to the top with macaroni and cheese? When I first became a vegan, it seemed this new world sans dairy products was going to […]

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What Eating Organic Food Does for the World

Β  by guest blogger Lisa Bunin, PhD, organic policy director, Center for Food Safety Sure, I eat organic food because I think it’s healthier for me than food grown with synthetic, toxic agrochemicals or food that’s been genetically engineered or injected with growth hormones. But equally important to me are the multiple ecosystem services and […]

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Presenting the Rodale’s Ultimate Organic Experience

by the Rodale’s team We at Rodale Inc. love trying new thingsβ€”from new recipes and new running shoes to new organic cleansers. But what we really love is new ideas. Lately, we’ve been putting a lot of new ideas out into the world. Runner’s World just launched its new Runner’s World Go fitness and training […]

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