17 Apr '11, 4pm

Renewable Energy: A Kid Powered Play | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Renewable Energy: A Kid Powered Play | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

The importance of teaching children to care for the food they ingest, the clean air they breathe , for the oceans they swim in, and the planet they’ll inherit, will need to be a priority if we want to build a bright green future. Along with teaching children through green curriculums and books about the environment , how about reaching children where they play ? 5 Health Reasons Children Need To Play (adapted from the American Heart Association ) 1. Children in the United States today are less fit than they were a generation ago. Many have early signs of cardiovascular risk factors such as physical inactivity, excess weight, and higher blood cholesterol. 2. In fitness testing children between the ages 6–17, shows that children are getting slower in endurance running and weaker. 3. The prevalence of overweight American adolescents ages increased to nearly 179% since 1971. 4...

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Green Goddesses | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Green Goddesses | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

care2.com 15 Apr '11, 10pm

“Andalou Naturals [andalou .com]–a line of beauty products that ranges from face washes and body butters to shampoos and c...

Green Goodbye: Earth-Friendly Burials | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: In preparation for the show this week, we

Green Goodbye: Earth-Friendly Burials | Care2 H...

care2.com 16 Apr '11, 9pm

Host, Green Diva Meg (aka low-stress, green lifestyle doyen, Megan McWilliams), her sidekick Green Dude Scott (aka Scotty ...

Is Sugar Toxic? | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Is Sugar Toxic? | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

care2.com 15 Apr '11, 9pm

Toxic is a strong word with strong implications, even though it seems to be thrown around pretty lightly lately. For the p...

Healing from Grief and Loss | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Healing from Grief and Loss | Care2 Healthy & G...

care2.com 16 Apr '11, 5pm

“If you do not bring forward what is within you, what is within you will destroy you. But if you bring forward what is wit...

Coffee: The Examined Cup | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Coffee: The Examined Cup | Care2 Healthy & Gree...

care2.com 18 Apr '11, 10pm

“Fiddlesticks!” I said, “I am simply not ready to give up coffee.” (OK, so maybe I didn’t actually say, “fiddlesticks” but...

7 Dangerous Food Additives to Avoid

7 Dangerous Food Additives to Avoid

care2.com 17 Apr '11, 12am

A diet with too many processed foods can cause a world of trouble for us on a number of fronts. Processed foods lack nutri...

So, You Want to Adopt a Bunny (Photos)

So, You Want to Adopt a Bunny (Photos)

care2.com 19 Apr '11, 1am

As of the writing of this post, there were 5,221 rabbits available for adoption on petfinder.com . Many people are surpris...

Renewable Energy Passed Up Nuclear in 2010

Renewable Energy Passed Up Nuclear in 2010

cleantechnica.com 17 Apr '11, 9pm

Even with the demise of new orders for nuclear power and the rise of other energy technologies, nuclear continues to enjoy...

Apartment Composting+and+What+to+Do+With+It:

care2.com 15 Apr '11, 10pm

Good info, but be aware that if you are vegetarian or vegan you may wind up with more scraps than you can cope with in an ...

Healthy Thai Lime Tofu: When Deborah and I first met with the Care2.com team to plan our “Nourishing the Heart”

Healthy Thai Lime Tofu: When Deborah and I firs...

care2.com 17 Apr '11, 6pm

When Deborah and I first met with the Care2.com team to plan our “Nourishing the Heart ” columns, we served lunch prepared...

Saying Good-Bye to My Dogs | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: By Lisa Spector, Juilliard Graduate, Canine Music Exp...

Saying Good-Bye to My Dogs | Care2 Healthy & Gr...

care2.com 15 Apr '11, 9pm

By Lisa Spector, Juilliard Graduate, Canine Music Expert and co-founder of Through a Dog’s Ear . Don’t worry, it’s only te...

How Your HVAC System Impacts Home Efficiency | Care2 Healthy

How Your HVAC System Impacts Home Efficiency | ...

care2.com 18 Apr '11, 8pm

Care2.com does not warrant and shall have no liability for information provided in this newsletter or on Care2.com. Each i...

STORING RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY IN OIL.

green-energy-news.com 17 Apr '11, 1pm

“Presently wind and solar power amount to less than 2% of US total electric generation because they require costly backup ...

Wild Food Alert: Ramping up for Spring | Care2 ...

care2.com 15 Apr '11, 8pm

Just last week I was out enjoying an early spring walk in the woods with my family. Now early spring is marked in the Nort...

Earth Day 2011 | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

care2.com 09 Apr '11, 3pm

Earth day was founded in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson, but only after several years in the planning. Frustrated that the...