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2022 Holistic Wellness Holiday Gift Guide

2022 Holistic Wellness Holiday Gift Guide

Nurture health and wellness with this year's best holiday gift ideas. Give your friends and family something really special to cherish and remember for years to come. Find the perfect present for anyone on your list! Choose from sustainable and practical wellness items for home, beauty, or personal care.

9 Thoughtful Self-Care Gifts

9 Thoughtful Self-Care Gifts

Encouraging others to practice self-care is an easy way to show how much you care. Remind your friends and family to treat themselves well with any of these 9 Thoughtful Self-Care Gifts. Remember, taking 15-20 minutes to relax and unwind is essential to recharge your energy and improve your health. 

Toxic Chemicals In Your Favorite Jeans

Toxic Chemicals In Your Favorite Jeans

If you value good health, you may want to rethink your next pair of jeans. Though denim seems like a simple casual fashion choice, easy to pair with a range of colors and patterns, there is a darker side hiding beneath the surface.

The Downside of Upcycled Food

The Downside of Upcycled Food

Meant to reduce waste and increase sustainability, Food Upcycling is now being used with less virtuous motives. The result is a reduction in food quality and safety that is making some consumers a bit weary. That's because upcycled foods contain ingredients that would normally be considered unmarketable and unconsumable. 

Will The New GMO Food Labeling Law Lead To Positive Change?

Will The New GMO Food Labeling Law Lead To Positive Change?

A new GMO Food Labeling Law is now in effect. It is supposed to make it easier for you to avoid foods containing genetically modified organisms. But will it? Many experts are saying the law will only create more confusion. Learn their biggest concerns.

Vegetable Tops and Leaves You Didn't Know Were Edible (And Delicious)

Vegetable Tops and Leaves You Didn't Know Were Edible (And Delicious)

When you prep your vegetables, do you usually discard the tops? Most people do, but this blog may change your mind. These Vegetable Tops and Leaves are actually delicious and packed with nutrition.

Are Bioengineered Ingredients “Natural”?

Are Bioengineered Ingredients “Natural”?

Confused by labels that indicate a product is both all-natural and bioengineered? Energy Matters, LLC. explores what these terms really mean in order to uncover whether consumers are being misled.

Are Synthetic Foods Making You Ill?

Are Synthetic Foods Making You Ill?

Synthetic foods may be more enticing than original plant-based staples like bean burgers or tofu, but there is good cause to exercise caution. Just because something is plant based, doesn’t mean it is good for you. In fact, synthetic foods could make you ill.

Does Organic Always Mean Non-GMO?

Does Organic Always Mean Non-GMO?

The USDA Certified Organic seal does not allow farmers to use GMO seeds or feed livestock GMO grain. So organic labeling should imply that a product is completely non-GMO. Yet, testing reveals GMOs in an increasing number of certified organic products. To understand why this is happening, we explore the story of GMOs.

Corruption In The Dog Food Industry Creates Major Health Concerns

Corruption In The Dog Food Industry Creates Major Health Concerns

We see pet food recalls every year. Listeria and salmonella outbreaks are becoming too common. It's terrifying for dog and cat owners seeking to foster holistic pet wellness. No one wants to feed their pup questionable kibble. So why is there such a lack of oversight? Profit-driven corruption could be to blame.

Healthy Products Sabotaged By Their Packaging?

Healthy Products Sabotaged By Their Packaging?

There’s a concerning trend seen in the new health and wellness products being brought on the marketplace. Many otherwise healthy products are being sabotaged by their own packaging. Learn the hidden dangers of aluminum cans, BPA coating, synthetic dyes, and other harmful chemicals.

Who Is Your Parent?

Who Is Your Parent?

Many of the wholesome niche companies we trust and enjoy have been quietly bought out by huge corporations. Once small-scale, independent brands are now owned and operated by parent companies like General Mills, Perdue, or Coco-Cola. Find out how these deals could affect your health--and which brands are on our watch list.