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Detox – The Beginning of a Better Us

Detox – The Beginning of a Better Us

by Whitney Stanley, Special to GroupTrails. We all have a moment when a light bulb shines bright above our heads and we wonder – why didn’t I think of that before? In that moment, one thinks [...]

What’s in Tap?

What’s in Tap?

By Kristeen Uzoh, Special to Grouptrails. Ever wonder what lurks in that glass of water from your faucet? The answer may startle you. Truth is, there is a hoard of harmful chemicals and solvents exiting your [...]

Nuke it at Your Own Risk

Nuke it at Your Own Risk

By Kristeen Uzoh Special to Grouptrails There have been several studies into the healthfulness and safety of microwave oven use since their proliferation in the 1970s. While the United States’ Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [...]

Perfectly Imperfect

Perfectly Imperfect

by Natasha N. Allen, Special to Grouptails. Recently I went to the St. Louis Art Museum and met a local artist who specializes in abstract oil painting.  Artistry, she explained, is a never-ending exploration of the [...]

Black Women and Cycling

Black Women and Cycling

A Petition to Black Women by Cathryn D. Blue, PhD Black women have a lot of unique struggles. We have to learn to balance our jobs, school, family and our personal health while also dealing with [...]

Organic Food Demystified

Organic Food Demystified

An Argument for Organic By Cathryn D. Blue, PhD ORGANIC: of, relating to, yielding, or involving the use of food produced with the use of feed or fertilizer of plant or animal origin without employment of [...]

8 Tips for seasonal cycling

8 Tips for seasonal cycling

You took up cycling this summer as a promise to yourself to tone-up. Now your body looks awesome! You are convinced, cycling definitely has its benefits. Your life of good health and great tone has just [...]

5 Tips for toning legs through cycling

5 Tips for toning legs through cycling

You’re looking good.  Your diet is helping you achieve your desired weight.  Now you want to tone up.  You start out to strengthen and tone your lower body.  You’ve tried jogging but, with jogging, the scenery [...]