Insomnia can make you fat? Yep. And, shorten your life.

I came across an article in Body & Soul magazine “Sleep Longer for your Heart” with some interesting advice: Sleep one hour longer and lower your risk of heart disease. The information was found in a recent study by Lawrence Epstein, M.D., author of The Harvard Medical School Guide to a Good Night’s Sleep.   His work is helping people …

How can a crib mattress be waterproof and organic?

When the Naturepedic waterproof organic crib mattresswas first introduced four years ago, I dismissed them as not being truly organic. After all, they are “plastic-coated” I would tell customers; why would you want to take an organic mattress and coat it with plastic? Doesn’t that compromise the purity of the organic cotton?   I was having this argument with a …

Looking to buy an organic mattress? Don’t get lost in the rhetoric.

If you’re in the market for an organic mattress, you have your work cut out for you.   You’re probably surfing the ‘Net slogging through organic mattress jargon and wondering how you’ll ever be sure you’re getting the real deal. Here’s some insider info, hope it helps.   Organic food is regulated. The organic mattress industry is not. Most dealers …