Modern Wellness Guide
Fair Trade What You Purchase Matters

Fair Trade: What You Purchase Matters

Looking beyond the product and focusing on the workers who produced it.
A Sustainable Future Through Organic and Family Farms

A Sustainable Future Through Organic and Family Farms

Large-scale chemical agriculture is poisoning our soils and weakening our communities. By buying direct from a family farm you can help put a stop to this unfortunate trend.
Cast Your Line How to Fish for a Lifetime of Fun

Cast Your Line: How to Fish for a Lifetime of Fun

Every fisherman dreams of the big catch. Fishing is a great activity that can be done at any age.
Living Summer on the Wave

Living Summer on the Wave

It's almost Spring and boating season is just around the corner. Boating will push you to broaden your horizons and provide you with a sense of adventure.
Shakira Addresses the Hispanic Academic Achievement Gap

Shakira Addresses the Hispanic Academic Achievement Gap

The Grammy award-winning pop icon opens up about her goal of improving education outcomes in classrooms across the globe.
5 Reasons Organic is More Than A Diet

5 Reasons Organic is More Than A Diet

Opting for organic is more than what you eat; it means taking a stand on the issues that matter and being a part of positive change on a local level—and even on a global scale.
Recipe Ancient Grains Risotto Style

Recipe: Ancient Grains Risotto Style

Hungry for a healthy dinner? Eat organic with this recipe for ancient grains "risotto" style.
What is Your Outdoor Ethic

What is Your Outdoor Ethic?

Nature can evoke the best in you—whether it’s heading out into the wilds to fulfill your spirit of adventure or the wash of calm that nature can evoke by merely standing in your backyard.
GE Foods and the Need for Labeling

GE Foods and the Need for Labeling

Since 1996, when the first genetically engineered crops were approved for commercial use, they have been extraordinarily successful in penetrating the marketplace.
Jessica Alba Many Reasons Many Rewards

Jessica Alba: Many Reasons, Many Rewards

After seeing a lack of options without harmful chemicals, Jessica Alba says creating her own company was the only option left.
6 Tips for a Healthy Chemical Free Lawn

6 Tips for a Healthy Chemical-Free Lawn

Believe it or not, it's possible to have a healthy lawn without the need for chemical treatment.
Cooking with the Stars Recipes from our Celebrities

Cooking with the Stars: Recipes from our Celebrities

Try these delectable dinner and dessert ideas from Jessica Alba, Gwyneth Paltrow and Alicia Silverstone.
Three C s for Running a Sustainable Small Business

Three C’s for Running a Sustainable Small Business

Small business owners juggle many different roles and it's easy for them to lose sight of their priorities in the daily hustle and bustle.
Conquering Childhood Obesity in the Hispanic Community

Conquering Childhood Obesity in the Hispanic Community

Childhood obesity will impact every aspect of the healthcare system. 
Getting to the Root of Healthy Eating

Getting to the Root of Healthy Eating

With high obesity rates and a desire to take charge of their own health, U.S. consumers are putting quality high on their shopping lists.
Organic vs Natural The Truth Behind Food Labeling

Organic vs. Natural: The Truth Behind Food Labeling

When strolling through supermarket aisles, do you know the difference between “natural” and “organic” labels?
In The Kitchen with Chef Lorena Garcia

In The Kitchen with Chef Lorena Garcia

Mediaplanet sat down with Venezuelan-born restaurateur, TV personality and published author Lorena Garcia to talk about health, culture and tamales.  
Measuring the Impact of Hispanic Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Measuring the Impact of Hispanic Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Multicultural contributions strengthen the fabric of our communities across all 50 states.
No Barriers in Her Way Karla Martinez Lives Out Her Dreams

No Barriers in Her Way: Karla Martinez Lives Out Her Dreams

TV personality Karla Martinez weighs in on the importance of continuing education and celebrating heritage.
Keeping Latino Parents Engaged in Their Children s Education

Keeping Latino Parents Engaged in Their Children’s Education

Engaging Latino parents in their children’s schooling is a critical part of education reform. 

Recipe: Ancient Grains Risotto Style

Health and NutritionHungry for a healthy dinner? Eat organic with this recipe for ancient grains "risotto" style.

Recipe: Ancient Grains Risotto Style

10 Reasons Why We Love Organic Food and Farming

Health and NutritionMore and more people are drawn to organic because they want food grown without risky pesticides. As an ecologist, I know they’re getting all that, and so much more:

10 Reasons Why We Love Organic Food and Farming

Actor Adrian Grenier Shares His Passion For Sustainability

LifestyleSustainability is very near and dear to the actor's heart.

Actor Adrian Grenier Shares His Passion For Sustainability

6 Tips to Plan a Successful DIY Wedding

LifestyleWeddings take time — consider these points when planning your DIY wedding.

6 Tips to Plan a Successful DIY Wedding

Bottoms Up: Harnessing Tequila’s Full Potential

EntertainmentTequila, rich in cultural tradition and quality; a synonym of Mexico, and a mixologist staple that’s here to stay.

Bottoms Up: Harnessing Tequila’s Full Potential

3 Gluten-Free Ways to Remix Your Child’s School Lunch

Health and NutritionPacking a nutritious school lunch for children can be a challenge for any parent, but for those with children who are gluten-intolerant, it can be especially difficult to make sure they’re getting the nutrients they need each day.

3 Gluten-Free Ways to Remix Your Child’s School Lunch