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Brilliant innovation finally allows farmers to ditch the pesticides.

Theodore C/ Flickr Since humans began farming over 20,000 years ago, we have had to fight the weather, seasons, and pests while creating irrigation systems to ensure the crops have water. Once company believes they’ve solved humanity’s toughest farming problems by moving the entire operation indoors. 80 Acres Farms is currently building an indoor farm in Hamilton, Ohio, just outside of Cincinnati, that will provide 150,000 square feet of controlled environment agriculture (CEA). The CEA farm will rely on energy-efficient LED lights for its plants to thrive […]

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Type 2 Diabetes – Perhaps You Need to Give Up Snacking Not Carbohydrates

Sometimes attention is misplaced. Perhaps you are you familiar with the “invisible gorilla” experiment which was a study that examined attention and awareness. Viewers were told to count the number of passes a group of people makes to each other while moving around. Most viewers were not able to spot the person dressed as a gorilla from the back and who walked into the frame. On second viewing, it became evident after the viewer was asked if he spotted the peculiarity in the video. If you are […]

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Four Reasons You Should Avoid Activated Charcoal At All Costs

On her Goop website, Gwyneth Paltrow claimed that charcoal lemonade was one of the “best juice cleansers”. That was in 2014. Today, charcoal products – from croissants to capsules – are everywhere. Even high street coffee chains have taken to selling charcoal “shots”. Some vendors of these products claim that activated charcoal can boost your energy, brighten your skin and reduce wind and bloating. The main claim, though, is that these products can detoxify your body. It’s easy to see where the claim that activated charcoal can […]

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Relationships: Is It Harder For Someone To Settle Down If They Have Been With A Lot Of People?

In the past, it was the norm for people to wait until they were married before they had sex, and they would have most likely stayed with the same person until their time on this earth came to an end. Thanks, in part, due to the ‘sexual liberation’ of the 60s and 80s, this has all changed. Having sex outside of marriage was no longer seen as something that was wrong, at least not to the same degree as before. Naturally, there were people who were not […]

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Healthy Living – Make Cooking at Home Part of Your Lifestyle

Most health problems today are primarily a result of indiscretion: most illnesses are self-inflicted. Not always of course, but it is predominantly the case we are at fault, and we could have done much better. Nutrition is a big part of it. What we put into our body matters a lot more than you may think. Food is more than just fuel. However, even on that note, think about it this way. If you owned a luxury […]

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50 Facts About Love That Will Seriously Make Your Heart Smile

January Nelson Updated September 22, 2018 0 Did you know that love actually is blind? And that men are more likely to say “I love you” before their female partner does? Neither did we, until we started researching the wonderful and mysterious world of falling in love and having feelings for another human being. Love hold so much space not only in our lives, but in our psychology, in our biology, and in our history. Here, we’ve outlined 50 facts about love that will help you to […]

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Weight Loss – Fat Loss Diet Mistakes To Avoid When Looking to Lose Weight

Are you on a fat loss diet? If so, there are a few mistakes you will want to avoid. These errors happen time and time again and take any well-meaning dieter away from their goals. By arming yourself with the following information, you can ensure you stay on track to greater success… 1. Not Tracking Calories Religiously. If there is one thing, everyone should do while dieting it is track calories. If you are serious about seeing the best results possible, you will find a way to […]

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8 Tips For Eating Healthy While Traveling

If you travel for work or pleasure, you know that healthy food can sometimes be hard to come by. Or I should at least say there are so many temptations out there that the healthy options seem few and far between. Being prepared is 75% of the battle when it comes to eating healthy while traveling. It definitely requires a little planning and a special nutritional strategy. Luckily, you can adhere to your healthy eating plan with a little extra work. These 8 tips for healthy eating […]

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New Generation Deserves Free Education to Save Planet

If one considers all of the problems facing the environment and society in general, he or she knows that qualified, educated individuals are likely to be the ones who will find effective solutions. It is highly unlikely that the Baby Boomer Generation or Generation X will have resolved the issues of climate change, the economy, and international relations within the next twenty years. It is more likely that it will take humankind several generations to repair the damage done by the greediness of some big corporations and […]

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Coconut oil is ‘pure poison’, says Harvard professor

It is feted as a healthy choice but the oil, which is high in saturated fat, is one of the worst things you can eat says expert For certain health food shops and wellbeing sites it is the panacea that helps everything from bad hair and mental grogginess to obesity and haemorrhoids. But the carefully-crafted image of coconut oil as a cure for many ills has been roundly rejected by a Harvard professor. Karin Michels, an epidemiologist at the Harvard TH Chan school of public health, poured […]

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