How the Dutch Use Architecture to Feed the World

By Niall Patrick Walsh, The Netherlands is the world’s second-biggest exporter of agricultural products. This is remarkable when one considers that the only country which tops the Netherlands, the United States, is 237 times bigger in land area. Nevertheless, the Netherlands exported almost $100 billion in agricultural goods in 2017 alone, as well as $10 billion in agriculture-related products. The … Read more How the Dutch Use Architecture to Feed the World

Large Study Finds Antioxidants, Vitamins & Minerals Are “Substantially” Higher In Organic Food

By Arjun Walia, IN BRIEF The Facts: A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition outlines a significant difference in nutritional content when it comes to organic food compared to non-organic food. Reflect On: Are the justifications used to to spray our crops actually justified? Are they really necessary or can we figure out … Read more Large Study Finds Antioxidants, Vitamins & Minerals Are “Substantially” Higher In Organic Food

Study: Soybean Oil Linked to Neurological Conditions Like Autism, Alzheimer’s Disease, Anxiety, Depression

By Bryan MacDonald, America’s most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain – Soybean oil linked to metabolic and neurological changes in mice University of California – Riverside Press Release EurekAlert! New UC Riverside research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, … Read more Study: Soybean Oil Linked to Neurological Conditions Like Autism, Alzheimer’s Disease, Anxiety, Depression

Turmeric: the definitive guide

Author Miriam Ferrer, PhD Turmeric is one of the most popular supplements in the UK thanks to its anti-inflammatory effects. In this article, we look at the history of the remarkable plant and how you can achieve the best results from taking a turmeric extract. What is turmeric? The turmeric plant (curcuma longa) is a … Read more Turmeric: the definitive guide

Your Mouth Microbiome: Why You Need to Detox Your Mouth

Authored by Kathryn Kos, M.Ed., NTP Mouth Microbiome: As the gateway to your body, the mouth is an incredibly important aspect of health. It is not, however, just a door into the body, and is its own room known as a microbiome. Today we will explore how the oral microbiome can incite health or disease depending … Read more Your Mouth Microbiome: Why You Need to Detox Your Mouth

Men in name only: New study shows testosterone levels in American males are dropping dramatically. Why would that be?

Peter Andrews is an Irish science journalist and writer, based in London. He has a background in the life sciences, and graduated from the University of Glasgow with a degree in Genetics. Pollution, sedentary lifestyles, soy and even social ‘feminization’ have been blamed for a deepening testosterone crisis. But finding the answer fast is important … Read more Men in name only: New study shows testosterone levels in American males are dropping dramatically. Why would that be?

5 Reasons Vitamin D is Important

Vitamin D is a critical part of your overall wellbeing. Vitamin D deficiency can take a huge toll on your health and can lead to longterm palpitations. What are some of the reasons why vitamin D is so important and how can you get an ample amount? Dr. Hinz at Cool Springs Chiropractic in Franklin, Tennessee stresses … Read more 5 Reasons Vitamin D is Important

Kenya Installs The First Solar Plant That Transforms Ocean Water Into Drinking Water

The Earth is a watery place. In fact, 71 percent of our planet is covered in water [1]. Despite this, one in nine people do not have access to safe drinking water – that’s around 785 million people [2]. The trouble is, 96.5 percent of all Earth’s water is found in the oceans in the … Read more Kenya Installs The First Solar Plant That Transforms Ocean Water Into Drinking Water

Healthy Herb: 7 Ways Marijuana Can Be a Part of a Healthy Diet

By Guest Writer Grace Hawkins, Both marijuana and hemp have become quite trendy in health and wellness forums. With more studies focusing on the medicinal and therapeutic benefits of cannabis, people are beginning to acknowledge marijuana as a nutritional herb that offers more than the characteristic euphoric high. US President Donald Trump’s signing of the … Read more Healthy Herb: 7 Ways Marijuana Can Be a Part of a Healthy Diet

8 Benefits of Eating Slowly

Many of us are guilty of eating fast so that we can get on with our busy lives. While eating like Speedy Gonzales does move us to the next activity quickly, it does our bodies more harm than good. So why not practice eating slowly? Slow eating has a slew of benefits, although it may … Read more 8 Benefits of Eating Slowly