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Food expert and best-selling author, Michael Pollan, shared how much meat and dairy this food expert consumes. The online health community has been atwitter with Oprah's...
Olive Trees in Thassos, Greece Olive oil as skin care is an ancient beauty secret that the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans have been using for thousands of years.  It...
  There's A Water Warning In NYC The Commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, Cas Holloway, and, the City’s health commissioner,...

Nut Milks: An Easy Homemade Milk Alternative

Homemade Nut Milks: Easy and delicious! After really enjoying nut milks made by some local restaurants, I finally bought a nut milk bag and started making my own at home. I...

Non-Stick Pans: Why You Should Stop Using Them!

Update: In association with a class action lawsuit, a panel of epidemiologists, the C8 Science Panel, was organized by the courts to review the data on health effects from...
Here at The S File ™, we prefer to avoid taking medicine whenever possible.  Instead, we first try natural remedies that are often ancient-old...
Beginning a new journey.. I'm very excited.  It's January 2011, a new year, a fresh beginning.  It feels like the beginning of a new chapter. Having delivered my...
My Cleanse: 4 Green Juices; 1 Spicy Lemonade, and 1 Cashew Milk (Yum!) 7:30 A.M.   I've been up since 5:50AM -- exhausted -- but feeling a nice buzz of energy...
My Cleanse: 4 Green Juices, 1 Spicy Lemonade, and 1 Cashew Milk (Yum!) 9:00 A.M.   I've been up for a few hours and I'm not that hungry.  I decide to start...
HE BEST DISCOVERIES ARE UNEXPECTED... It's funny how a random encounter can significantly alter you... In my explorations of the raw diet, I went for my first colonic....
When it comes to Easter traditions, one of the most iconic is the dying of Easter eggs - and since there is no wrong way to decorate these holiday favorites, dying eggs is...

Furniture for Kids that are conscious of both the planet and our homes

Below is a list from of cute, low-toxic, eco-friendly furniture and design elements for the children's rooms!  Below are a few more eco-chic products. ...
After recently reading in Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP newsletter that she tries to feed her children a tablespoon of lemon flavored flaxseed oil every morning, I thought, "lemon...
Sometimes becoming an expert leads to a more narrow perspective I come from a family of doctors so I have the deepest respect for them. I understand the intelligence,...
Stainless Steel Lunchbots Set of 4 A few people have been asking which food containers we use since many people are not aware of alternatives to plastic food...
Energy Optimization Session in Noho, NYC October 26, 2010 We had a lovely turnout at last night's session on Energy Optimization! We were able to offer free samples of...

Banana Peels for Your Skin?

A Banana Plant My mother recently called, excited to share a new discovery: banana peels as skin care. She's had patches of itchy, rough patches of skin on her...
  Some of you may have heard of the book, My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey; or, perhaps you have seen the author, Dr. Jill Taylor, on The...
"I studied the Kung San tribe of South Africa and discovered that their babies very rarely cry. Mothers soothe and calm their babies very quickly.  They carry...

Juicing

I've been juicing for about one month now and this new routine has changed my life! "Juicing" for me entails a homemade green / vegetable / fruit juice first thing in the...
Celery Root Soup by Tal Ronnen Sometime last year, I was watching a chef on Oprah make a gourmet, dairy-free soup: Celery Root Soup with Granny Apples.  It looked...
Tavern on the Green in Central Park, NYC Last year, I was introduced to the concept of detoxing one's body for pregnancy through monthly meetings at Tavern on the Green in...
  The Alma Papa Crib comes with a low toxic Coco-mat mattress. Please note that this article was originally written in 2012. Already an owner of two cribs for my two...
My three-year-old daughter loves packing.  She packs for hours. Since I've recently been discovering some great low-toxic lunchboxes (we just received our PlanetBox...
RMS Beauty products were used on Giselle in this photoshoot for H&M. Spring is around the corner!  With warmer weather and more sunshine, I'm excited to start...

Our New, Double Stroller: UppaBaby Vista 2010

Over Memorial Day weekend, my husband and I were admiring the new UppaBaby Vista 2010 stroller that friends of ours just purchased for their newborn.  In many ways, it...

3 Mistakes We Make When Spring Cleaning

When cleaning our homes, few people realize how our cleaning approach affects indoor air quality and human health. Often, important considerations...
Keywords: beauty supplements, dietary supplements, green tea extract, mushroom extract, collagen supplments By Nutritional Supplements, also called dietary supplements, I'm...
BPA, commonly found in plastics, is a potent hormone disruptor that is increasingly linked to health effects like brain and behavior changes, cancer, and reproductive...

Finding The Healthiest Brands Of Greek Yogurt

High in protein, and low in sugar and carbs, Greek yogurt has quickly become one of America's favorite health foods. But with antibiotics and GMOs so common in our milk...

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