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Health, Living & Lifestyle

Don’t Like Coffee, Try Moringa

We live in an age where tradition and old age wisdom is being questioned around every corner. In some cases, the benefits of foods are debunked, and in other cases, they are confirmed. In coffee’s case, the health benefits have been confirmed, and it is being sold by the ton around the world. The fresher it is, the more antioxidants and nutritious value it presents. However, there are some of us who don’t like coffee, nor the sleepless nights it gives us. Lucky for us, the wisdom from the east has made its way to the western mainstream in the [...]

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The Hottest Milk Alternative: Oat Milk

Over the years, traditional cow’s milk has been hailed as the undisputed champion in the dairy world. It is packed with protein and calcium and as a bonus, contains Vitamin B which boosts bone health even further. Not to mention the fact that Vitamin D fights osteoporosis like a boss. However, numerous people around the world cannot tap into the health benefits that cow’s milk has to offer. Whether they are lactose intolerant or vegan, it is a healthy source that is beyond their reach. It would seem that an oat milk alternative is on the table and it gives [...]

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Hazardous Food Chemicals to Avoid This Year

Believe it or not, some common items you have in your kitchen pantry may contain toxins that are considered to be harmful when consumed in large quantities. While these hazardous food chemicals are not too much to worry about since they are rather minimal, there is no science to support the claims made about these food products. If you consumed these food products in large quantities, they might begin to have a negative effect on your overall health. Here are 6 food products to avoid this year to minimize your consumption of hazardous food chemicals: 1. Refined Vegetable and Seed Oils Oils such [...]

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Enjoy Your Cup of Java – It’s Good for You!

In recent years we have been bombarded with differing views on what is healthy for you to eat and what is not. For every article that says a particular food is good for you, there are several that will say the opposite. So, when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that something is not harmful to you, hopefully, you can trust their judgment. FDA disagrees with California Supreme Court The FDA has come out in support of drinking coffee, no matter what the Los Angeles Superior Court may think. In a recent judgment, the court has ruled that all coffee [...]

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Exciting New Composted Fertilizer from Tea Waste Initiative

For some time, environmentalists have been begging the world’s population to reduce the amount of waste that we produce. In many countries, their appeals have borne fruit, and things that were previously thrown into landfills are now recycled with considerable benefits to the economy and the environment. At the same time companies were asked to look at their manufacturing processes and give up the old-fashioned and environmentally unaware “take, make and dispose” manufacturing processes. They were asked instead to consider redesigning their manufacturing process so that they refurbished, reused, repaired and integrated their usage loops for materials and energy. Companies [...]

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Will the Plastic Straw Ban Save Our Environment?

It seems like the whole world is going crazy in search of new ways to try and curb pollution and promote greener living. The newest craze is the plastic straw, and social media is fueling the fire. A recent viral video showed a sea turtle with a straw stuck in its nose and now individuals, legislators, and companies are rooting for the ban. However, the whole point of disposable plastic straws was to aid the disabled in overcoming their barriers. This ban threatens to do more harm for the disabled than good for the environment. The growing pool of evidence seems [...]

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Snacking on the Rise Among Younger Generations

Studies show that consumers are turning to snacks as meal substitutes. That means they don’t eat regular meals. Instead, they survive on snacks. The days of the three big meals seem to be coming to an end. What happened to a big breakfast, light lunch, and a large dinner? The tradition has been the norm for hundreds of years. It seems that in the next few years, we’ll see it phased out completely. Not necessarily for the older generation. This trend is most prevalent among the younger generation. Millennials and post-millennials don’t regard the need for three big meals [...]

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