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Eating Seasonally: 7 Summer Salads That Will Knock Your Socks Off
Eating seasonally not only improves your chances of getting high-quality, fresh produce, it can also save you money. Perhaps more importantly, eating seasonally helps keep your body in harmony with your environment. The traditional Hindu...
Traditional Ways to Beat the Heat
As the dog days of summer descend upon us, we are lucky to have the option to seek refuge in air conditioned spaces; but how did our ancestors beat the heat? With looming threats of...
Scientists drew inspiration from coffee and gummy candy to develop a novel delivery mechanism for carbon monoxide in gut disease treatment.
How Coffee and Gummy Candy Inspired Innovative Carbon Monoxide Delivery in Treatment of Gut Diseases
Normally thought of as a poison, carbon monoxide (CO) is a “colorless, odorless, tasteless gas produced by burning gasoline, wood, propane, charcoal or other fuel.” At high concentrations, CO can build up in the blood,...
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The Unfortunate Facts About Sports Drinks
Sports drinks have become key allies for high-performance athletes. Offering a wide selection of enticing flavors — like “arctic blitz” and “mountain berry blast” — eye-catching colors and added vitamins, these drinks are designed to...
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Turf Alternatives–Going Green Without the Grass
Re-thinking your lawn? You’re not alone. Homeowners across America are looking to improve the environment, starting with their own backyard. Whether you want a lower maintenance walking surface, a pollinator-friendly green space, or an edible...
Helpful Hints for Harvesting and Growing Potted Herbs
Given a little good soil and a lot of bright sun, most herbs are fairly easy to grow. Herbs don’t need a lot of space, and can even be grown on a balcony high above...
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Three Meals a Day? Or Is There a Better Way?
Eating is an essential component of our day, often taken as three complete meals. A delicious breakfast might be an incentive to get out of bed in the morning, while lunchtime provides an opportunity to...
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Crispy, Crunchy, Savory Seed Crackers – Low-carb, Vegan, Gluten-Free Recipe
Cracker-like foods have long served travelers of all sorts as a virtually non-perishable form of sustenance that was easy to carry. Unlike these scrumptious seed crackers, the original crackers were very basic and bland: water...
The Delicious History of Ice Cream – One of the World’s Oldest Desserts
Ice cream is an all-time favorite dessert that has been satisfying our sweet cravings for over 2,500 years. Its remote origins and fascinating evolution can take us on a journey through time to explore how...