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A Hiking Guide to Easter Island

Ask me which Pacific island has the most to offer hikers and I’ll probably answer Easter Island. Here on an island 11 km wide and 23 km long you’ll find nearly a thousand ancient Polynesian statues strewn along a powerfully beautiful coastline or littering the slopes of an extinct volcano…. Read more »

Eat Chocolate And Get Healthy

Chocolate has been getting a bad rap. Although it’s often combined with other ingredients that result in calorie-laden and not particularly heart-healthy treats, the actual cocoa bean from which chocolate is derived has some significant health benefits. Based on research from the 2004 Cocoa Symposium, sponsored by the University of… Read more »

Choosing Organic for Health

We come from a society where growing organic and just growing produce and livestock for food was once one and the same. Small, family farms still grow their own food using traditional methods passed down through the generations. As commercial farming became big-business, however, growers and farmers started to investigate… Read more »