17 Sep '11, 1pm

For the Love of Purple (Kale salad that is... ) | Care2 Healthy Living

For the Love of Purple (Kale salad that is... ) | Care2 Healthy Living

is one of the best leafy green vegetables, considered a star amongst healthy-eaters. It is loaded with nutrients including potent phytonutrients from the Cruciferous vegetable family which includes broccoli, cabbage and bok choy. Studies have shown that two phytonutrients in these foods, the Indole-3-carbinols and the sulforaphanes help prevent heart disease and cancer, can act as anti-inflammatories and helps our bodies slow down the aging process. A recent study of several cruciferous vegetables found that the phytonutrients and fiber in these foods play a role in increasing the function of the healthy gut bacteria. This is yet another study supporting the complex relationship between our good bacteria, phytonutrients and fiber. Purple Kale is an even bigger star, as the purple coloring represents the anthocyanin family of phytonutrients, the same family that gives foods...

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Green Dry Cleaning | Care2 Healthy Living

Green Dry Cleaning | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 17 Sep '11, 3pm

As the Holidays come around again, most of us will be pulling out our fancier dresses and suits, our wools and dry-clean “...

Love that Dish-Washer

In my very simplified observation of the world, there are two different type of guys. Those that wash dishes, and those wh...

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care2.com 17 Sep '11, 7pm

Melissa Breyer is the Senior Editor for Healthy and Green Living. She is a writer and editor with a background in sustaina...

Great Green Design for Home, Office & Pets | Care2 Healthy Living: Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (a...

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care2.com 17 Sep '11, 9pm

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime – Podcast here! An all green diva crew in the st...

12 Surprising Reasons to Eat More Blueberries | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 16 Sep '11, 11pm

1. Catechins found in blueberries activate fat-burning genes in abdominal fat cells to assist with weight loss, and belly ...

9 Myths About Soul Mate Relationships | Care2 Healthy Living

9 Myths About Soul Mate Relationships | Care2 H...

care2.com 17 Sep '11, 11pm

Myth 1: Soul mate relationships should be easy. Relationships are not always easy. Why is it that we can spend so much tim...

Solyndra Solar is Bump in the Road

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care2.com 17 Sep '11, 1am

That the federal government wastes money isn’t news. Expenditures from the Iraq War have been estimated at $3 trillion or ...

Yoga and Service, Together | Care2 Healthy Living: Yogi activist and co-founder of the nonprofit Off the Matt, S...

Yoga and Service, Together | Care2 Healthy Livi...

care2.com 16 Sep '11, 4pm

Yogi activist and co-founder of the nonprofit Off the Matt, Seane Corn is a woman who is changing the world . She was name...

Baby Rhino Rescued | Care2 Healthy Living

Baby Rhino Rescued | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 18 Sep '11, 2pm

A rhino just three weeks old was rescued after poachers killed its mother in South Africa. They also hit the calf with a m...

Peace is an Inside Job (video) | Care2 Healthy Living

Peace is an Inside Job (video) | Care2 Healthy ...

care2.com 18 Sep '11, 5pm

On Peace Day 2011, remember that world peace begins with personal peace. Let’s open our hearts this Peace Day to take pers...

Weekday Vegetarian: Kale and Ricotta Mini Quiche

Weekday Vegetarian: Kale and Ricotta Mini Quiche

treehugger.com 16 Sep '11, 9pm

My son is working on the Provincial election campaign right now and the small staff work about 12 hours a day, 7 days a we...

Chickpea, Kale and Tomato Salad - A simple, nutritious recipe for freshly harvested kale.

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thedailygreen.com 22 Sep '11, 2pm

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Cost-Saving Tips for Healthy Eating (video) | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 21 Sep '11, 5pm

Alexandra Jamieson and Chloé Jo Davis are besties – brainy vegan Mamas with a common goal; helping the world eat cleaner! ...

7 Home Remedies For Your Dog | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 19 Sep '11, 2am

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4 Dolphin Stories | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 18 Sep '11, 3pm

A kind of dolphin assumed to be the bottlenose species was discovered to be new to science . Named Tursiops australis, cur...