Health + Wellness

14 Superfood Salad Greens More Nutritious Than Kale

14 Superfood Salad Greens More Nutritious Than Kale

Kale has been hyped as the most nutrient-dense food you can buy in the produce department. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published a report called Defining Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables (PFV): A Nutrient Density Approach that ranks it only number 15. It’s still pretty potent, but that means there are 14 […]

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    10 Benefits of Cinnamon: One of the Healthiest Spices on the Planet

    10 Benefits of Cinnamon: One of the Healthiest Spices on the Planet

    By Joe Leech Cinnamon is a highly delicious spice. It has been prized for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. Modern science has now confirmed what people have instinctively known for ages. Here are 10 health benefits of cinnamon that are supported by scientific research: At the end of the day, cinnamon is one […]

    6 Ways to Deepen Your Spiritual Relationship to Nature

    6 Ways to Deepen Your Spiritual Relationship to Nature

    Do you love spending time in the natural world? Do you love how you feel when you’re with trees, mountains, rivers and animals, even if you don’t know why? So, if you have felt a connection to Nature and want to deepen it, allow yourself to turn toward that light! Allow your creativity to come […]

    Stunning Aerial Photos Show How Factory Farms Ravage the Earth

    Stunning Aerial Photos Show How Factory Farms Ravage the Earth

    Industrial-grade production of livestock animals has become the norm in the U.S. with 99 percent of all farmed animals raised on giant factory farms or CAFOs (Confined Animal Feeding Operations). Tascosa Feedyard, Bushland, Texas. Photo credit: Mishka Henner These feedlots confine thousands of animals in small spaces before they are slaughtered, leading to a litany […]

    10 Reasons Why You Feel So Good in Nature

    10 Reasons Why You Feel So Good in Nature

    By Kris Abrams Earth, rivers, mountains and trees! Silent canyons, babbling creeks and growing green gardens! If you spend time in nature, you’ve probably noticed that you feel happier out there than in here. But why? One of the better known theories, the “biophilia hypothesis,” suggests that we love nature because we evolved in it. […]

    Why You Should Think Twice About Buying a Butterball Turkey

    Why You Should Think Twice About Buying a Butterball Turkey

    If you’re getting ready to gobble up turkey this Thanksgiving, you may want to think about what it stands for. The idea of eating a whole ball of butter doesn’t seem unappealing to many Americans, and perhaps that’s how the entire Butterball turkey concept became so popular. Meat covered in more fat? Sign us up, […]

    8 Ways to Eat Healthy on Thanksgiving

    8 Ways to Eat Healthy on Thanksgiving

    You already know not to eat yourself into a stupor on Thanksgiving Day and spend the weekend regretting it. You probably guessed that the mashed potatoes erupting with a lava flow of butter aren’t the best thing to ask for seconds and thirds of. But believe it or not, you’ll probably find some really healthy […]

    7 Trendy Superfoods That Aren’t So Good For You or the Planet

    7 Trendy Superfoods That Aren’t So Good For You or the Planet

    As anyone who has ever stepped inside a Whole Foods can attest, “sustainability” and “health” are carefully crafted to be marketable, palatable and ultimately profitable. Chugging coconut water and kombucha is healthy because, well, it says so on the bottle. But a closer look at trendy health food products shows they are not quite as […]