WELLNESS

  • June 05, 2018
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We at Leaf and Stem are bringing to Dumbo our Frida Kahlo contest! The contest begins 6/14/18 and will begin open to submissions till 8/2/18 giving you five weeks total to enter the contest. To Enter the contest you must recreate and photograph yourself in...

  • October 19, 2017
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In Ancient China, The Five Elements - Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Metal - were developed by physicians, as a basis for understanding how the world works, and how to maintain health within the human body. This is a practice that’s derived from the well-known...

  • September 21, 2016
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  What are GMOs? GMOs (or “genetically modified organisms”) are living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially manipulated in a laboratory through genetic engineering, or GE. This relatively new science creates unstable combinations of plant, animal, bacteria and viral genes that do not occur...

  • July 15, 2016
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What are Parabens? Parabens have been widely used in products to prevent bacteria growth since the 1950s. “About 85 percent of cosmetics have them,” says Arthur Rich, Ph.D., a cosmetic chemist in Chestnut Ridge, New York. “They’re inexpensive and effective.” New York City dermatologist Fran...

  • July 01, 2016
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President Barack Obama signed the Microbead-Free Waters Actbill into law at the end of last year, marking the first nationwide law to ban a plastic product in order to protect our ocean and waterways! The Microbead-Free Waters Act will ban the manufacture of microbeads starting...