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    How to Grow Houseplants Sustainably

    How to Grow Houseplants Sustainably

    There’s nothing like an army of houseplants to brighten up a home. Interacting with indoor plants is proven to help with stress, help purify the air, and bring beauty and nature into our daily lives. But, a houseplant habit isn’t necessarily good for the environment. Here’s how to keep your plants healthy and happy without […]

    Cutting Air Pollutants Could Save More Than 50,000 U.S. Lives Each Year, Study Says

    Cutting Air Pollutants Could Save More Than 50,000 U.S. Lives Each Year, Study Says

    About 53,200 premature deaths could be avoided in the U.S. each year if the fine particulate air pollution emissions produced by transportation, industrial activities, the generation of electricity, cooking and heating were eliminated, according to a new study, a press release from the University of Wisconsin-Madison said. Avoided deaths and healthcare costs from illnesses would […]

    Medieval Kings Ate Mostly Vegetarian Diets, New Study Finds

    Medieval Kings Ate Mostly Vegetarian Diets, New Study Finds

    Flexitarianism isn’t so new after all. As it turns out, kings in the medieval period ate mostly plants, with meat served as occasional treats for feasts and other celebrations. A study from researchers at Cambridge University found that the wealthiest, most powerful people in society during these times ate mostly vegetarian diets. Bioarchaeologist Sam Leggett […]

    Is a Grain-Free Diet Healthy? Everything You Need to Know

    Is a Grain-Free Diet Healthy? Everything You Need to Know

    Gluten aside, grains and grain-based products like pasta and bread are primary sources of carbohydrates, and the American diet is notorious for including too many refined carbohydrates. However, even whole grains that have been traditionally seen as beneficial by nutritionists have come under fire. Diets like keto, paleo and Whole30 focus on avoiding grains, but are grains all that bad? Here’s all you need to know about eating a grain-free diet and whether or not it’s healthy for you.

    10 Things You Can Rent Instead of Buying

    10 Things You Can Rent Instead of Buying

    Renting isn’t just for cars and movies; check out a formal dress for prom night, some power tools for your big home renovation, or camping gear for your next vacation. Cut down on expensive purchases and waste by renting instead of buying.