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    Why Staying Active After Giving Birth Is Important

    By Michelle Lee on April 27, 2016
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    The days and weeks after childbirth can be filled with joy but also can be emotionally and physically taxing. When you’re feeling down and tired, you’re more likely to be sedentary. But recent studies have shown that simply getting up and moving is actually what will give you increased energy and...

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    Why to Cut Down on Sugar Today

    By Michelle Lee on April 24, 2016
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    Sugar has been under attack in recent years and for good reason: The average American consumes around 20 teaspoons of added sugar a day, which is more than three times the recommended amount. In the U.S., health issues like diabetes are reaching epidemic levels: increasing an alarming 900 percent since...

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    San Francisco Requires Solar Panels on New Buildings

    By Michelle Lee on April 22, 2016
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    Hooray and kudos to San Francisco for taking leadership on a subject that’s near and dear to our heart. This week, in a bold and admirable move, the city became the first major U.S. city to require solar on all new commercial and residential buildings with 10 floors or less. The...

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    This Is What Happens When a Woman Shares Her REAL Post-Partum Body Online

    By Michelle Lee on April 17, 2016
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    Thanks to the media and Hollywood, we’ve been bombarded with images of new mothers whose bodies seem to miraculously snap back to their pre-baby shape within days. This, however, is not the case for most women. So what would happen if a new mom shared real, unfiltered images of...

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    Plant a Tree for Earth Day!

    By Michelle Lee on April 16, 2016
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    Earth Day (April 22) is quickly approaching and, this year, the campaign wants your help to achieve one if its most ambitious goals. Over the course of the next five years, as Earth Day counts down to its 50th anniversary, it’s calling on everyone to help plant 7.8 billion trees! We...

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    What Are Sulfates?

    By Michelle Lee on April 16, 2016
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    Chances are, you’ve heard of sulfates in skin care products before (and you’ve likely seen it on labels a lot if you’re label-readers like us). But what are they? Sulfates are harsh surfactants that strip the hair and skin of valuable moisture. They may also contain the carcinogenic by-product, 1,4...

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