Caren Baginski

Caren
Baginski
Senior Associate Editor, NewHope360,
New Hope Natural Media

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Caren Baginski is newhope360’s senior associate editor and leader of the Social Media Task Force for New Hope Natural Media, where she directs a company-wide team responsible for 28 social network accounts. Previously, she was associate editor of Functional Ingredients magazine.

Prior to joining New Hope Natural Media, she worked for the Medical Group Management Association as Web content editor, where she spearheaded the company's brand new social media presence and award-winning blog.

Before moving to Colorado, she was the decorating editor and podcast host for HGTV.com, DIYNetwork.com and HGTVPro.com with Scripps Networks Interactive, Knoxville, Tenn. There, she pioneered HGTV’s presence on Flickr and Twitter and rebranded the Design Happens blog.

She graduated summa cum laude from Ohio University with a degree in magazine journalism. She's also a vegan and certified yoga instructor teaching in Denver.

Articles
6 foods that beat depression
Antidepressants rank second among the most-prescribed U.S. drugs (behind cancer meds). Could good-mood foods stem this figure?
DIY natural beauty: coconut oil lotion & hair conditioner 8
Replace costly lotions with this two-in-one, supereasy (and natural!) coconut oil beauty solution for dry skin and split ends.
DIY natural beauty: chocolate face mask & coffee scrub
DIY natural beauty: chocolate face mask & coffee scrub
With less than five ingredients, create an indulgent DIY dark chocolate mask and pick-me-up coffee scrub that make your skin look (and smell!) as good as it feels.
DIY natural beauty: olive oil mask and scrub
DIY natural beauty: olive oil mask and body scrub 13
Want softer, brighter skin? Try this three-ingredient, antioxidant-rich face mask and body scrub that imparts all the healthy benefits of olive oil.
Easy steps for going vegan
It may feel daunting to adopt veganism, but the transition can be seamless with this expert-recommended advice.
Vegan chef Christina Pirello gets mad about food policy
The solution for better health? Look no further than your food, says vegan chef and author Christina Pirello in her new book, I'm Mad as Hell and I'm Not Going To Eat It Anymore.
Do vegans need supplements?
Does a vegan diet lead to nutrient deficiency, which can only be solved through supplements? Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, author of The 30-Day Vegan Challenge, dispels the common myth.
Natural, organic feminine hygiene sales grow 9 percent in 2010 1
Nutrition Business Journal's Natural & Organic Personal Care Data Chart tracks the sales progress of natural and organic feminine hygiene products among others such as cosmetics, nail care and fragrances.
Gluten-free market poised for acquisitions
The recent Smart Balance-Glutino partnership indicates that the gluten-free market may become less fragmented in the future.
Industry associations ask FDA for NDI extension
Five natural product industry trade associations today rallied behind a request to extend the FDA's comment period for New Dietary Ingredients.
Petaluma Poultry uses HarvestMark to tell its story
An interview with Mike Leventini, president of Petaluma Poultry, reveals how traceability is in the company's genes—and how HarvestMark helps communicate that to Petaluma's consumers.
HarvestMark traces organic chickens from farm to fork
Retailers and fresh food suppliers take note: Coleman Natural Foods, a leading producer of organic and free range poultry, just launched HarvestMark traceability on its poultry products. But the technology delivers so much more than a consumer to farm connection.
New poll shows organic lovers are younger, well educated
Yet price remains a barrier for widespread adoption.
FTC and FDA collide on CytoSport's use of 'milk'
An FDA warning letter to sports nutrition brand CytoSport says the company's use of the word "milk" is in violation of regulatory requirements. The letter contradicts an FTC non-action filed a year ago that found the label was not deceptive to consumers.
What's the difference between GE and GMO? 1
Industry experts help settle the battle over semantics (GE, GM, GMO?) so we all can focus on what really matters—the battle to remove these biotech foods from agriculture. Here are the most commonly used terms surrounding genetic engineering, explained.
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