Diana Herrington | Care2.com 1. Butter-Flavored Microwave Popcorn Why: Unhealthy Chemicals The chemical coating in microwave popcorn bags breaks down when heated, turning into a substance called perfluorooctanoic. Perfluorooctanoic is thought to be a
By Michelle Schoffro Cook | Care2.com If you like scones, you’ll love these whole grain, vegan ones created by my friend and excellent recipe developer Angela Grow. She generously shared this recipe with me
By Alisa Rutherford-Fortunati | Care2.com October, November and December are all prime pumpkin months in the U.S. and soon enough, people will be carving up pumpkins for jack-o-lanterns, homemade pies and pumpkin bakes! But
By Shubhra Krishan | Care2.com We don’t often think about this, but just like us, plants also have to combat environmental stress. To protect themselves from the constant onslaught of the
By Michelle Schoffro Cook | Care2.com Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire. Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in
By Michelle Schoffro Cook | Care2.com Before you grab that DEET-based mosquito repellent, consider using a natural option instead. DEET, also known as diethyl-meta-toluamide, by any other name still stinks.
By Michelle Schoffro Cook | Care2.com A new study published in the journal Arthritis compared ginger extract to the common drugs betamethasone (cortisone) and ibuprofen for the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. While