Chinese Medicine: Native Wisdom for Modern Times

Chinese Medicine: Native Wisdom for Modern Times

Do you know anyone with long-term or deep injuries which have not healed properly? Standard Western medical practices sometimes fail to identify, explain, or treat the core underlying cause of many diseases and ailments. As general demand and interest in alternative healing therapies increases, Chinese medicine offers a viable option worth exploring for many patients. […]

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B Corp.: Making Socially Responsible Companies a Reality

B Corp.: Making Socially Responsible Companies a Reality

The economist Milton Friedman set a precedent for business in the 1970’s that is often heard today: the sole responsibility of a business is to increase shareholder profit; any other objectives of the company makes it less competitive. Recently, at the Natural Products Expo West, I had the opportunity to speak with Andy Fyfe, a […]

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The Plentiful Land: Native Americans in Perspective

The Plentiful Land: Native Americans in Perspective

“I do not think the measure of a civilization is how tall its buildings of concrete are, but rather how well its people have learned to relate to their environment and fellow man” ~Sun Bear of the Chippewa Tribe. Natural resources were important to every part of Native American life: from the clothes they wore […]

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Notes from the Field: Critical Food Safety Tips

Notes from the Field: Critical Food Safety Tips

The city of Wooster, Ohio might seem like a quintessential sleepy mid-western place – but don’t let its looks fool you! Wooster is home to two thriving research institutions, the College of Wooster and the Ohio Agricultural Research Development Center (OARDC), the research arm of Ohio State.  This atmosphere is conducive to debate and discussion, […]

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The Story of Holocuren and Epicuren Discovery

The Story of Holocuren and Epicuren Discovery

I am speaking with a Sales Representative from Holocuren Discovery at The Natural Products Expo West. Her name is Zumi Vance, and her smile is pleasant as she hands me a small bottle of lip serum that is inside a green bottle. The serum is clear and as I roll the stainless steel ball of […]

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EMA Earth Day Event at The Grove

EMA Earth Day Event at The Grove

Earth Day 2015 will be celebrated world-wide on April 22nd. The Environmental Media Association (EMA) held a kickoff for Earth Day at The Grove in West Hollywood on Sunday, April 12th. The EMA believes that through television, film and music, the entertainment community has the power to influence the environmental awareness of millions of people. This […]

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Maryam Henein, Vanishing of the Bees, and Existentialism in the 21st Century

Maryam Henein, Vanishing of the Bees, and Existentialism in the 21st Century

Maryam Henein co-directed the documentary film Vanishing of the Bees, narrated by Ellen Page. The film is remarkable in that the content of the film is of the utmost importance to every living being on our planet Earth. Vanishing of the Bees, which was released in 2010, will be having a special screening at The West Hollywood […]

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Meeting Holly Mosher: A GLN Earth Day 2015 Panelist

Meeting Holly Mosher: A GLN Earth Day 2015 Panelist

On Wednesday, April 22nd, Earth Day will be celebrated around the world. We will be celebrating at GLN, too. Everyone in the LA area is invited to a free film screening of the documentary Vanishing of the Bees at the West Hollywood Library located at 625 N. San Vicente Blvd. The screening begins at 7:15 […]

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Please Join Us: Vanishing of the Bees Film and Discussion

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Quinoa: A New Pantry Staple for Healthy Cuisine

Quinoa: A New Pantry Staple for Healthy Cuisine

Quinoa: A chewy, small, round pseudo-grain that looks like a small cereal — at least to me. Actually, it is a cousin of spinach, chard, and beets. Its popularity has quickly grown in the past five years from obscure, unpronounceable grain to pantry staple in households around America. In fact the grain’s popularity has exploded so […]

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