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Protein Shakes Can Help You Lose Weight and Boost Your Metabolism

Protein Shakes Can Help You Lose Weight and Boost Your Metabolism

Protein is an important nutrient for weight loss. Getting enough can boost your metabolism, reduce your appetite and help you lose body fat without losing muscle. Protein shakes are an easy way to add more protein to your diet, and have been shown to help with weight loss. This article explains everything you need to […]

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    Lake Mead Drops to Lowest Level in History

    Lake Mead Drops to Lowest Level in History

    Lake Mead, the nation’s largest reservoir serving 20 million people, dropped to its lowest level on Friday since being built in 1936, according to the U.S Bureau of Reclamation.  Lake Mead dropped to its lowest level on Friday since being built in 1936, according to the U.S Bureau of Reclamation. Supplied by the Colorado River and considered full at 1,220 […]

    Is Coconut Oil Healthy to Eat?

    Is Coconut Oil Healthy to Eat?

    Coconut oil has received a lot of attention in recent years. This is because of its potential health benefits, many of which can be attributed to the medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) it contains. There are many promising animal, test-tube and observational studies on coconut oil. However, these types of studies can’t prove that coconut oil is […]

    Leonardo DiCaprio Stands With Great Sioux Nation to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline

    Leonardo DiCaprio Stands With Great Sioux Nation to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline

    The campaign to oppose the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) continues to gain steam with Leonardo DiCaprio and actors from the upcoming Justice League film joining the cause. Standing w/ the Great Sioux Nation to protect their water & lands. Take a stand: https://t.co/nKKMIe4csA #RezpectOurWater #KeepItInTheGround — Leonardo DiCaprio (@LeoDiCaprio) May 10, 2016 Dakota […]

    3 Reasons You Should Skip Fabric Softeners and Dryer Sheets

    3 Reasons You Should Skip Fabric Softeners and Dryer Sheets

    Using fabric softeners sounds like a no-brainer. These common laundry products promise soft, fresh-smelling clothes, free of static and wrinkles, along with less stretching, fading and pilling. But in-wash fabric softeners and heat-activated dryer sheets pack a powerful combination of chemicals that can harm your health, damage the environment and pollute the air, both inside […]

    Duke Study: Rivers Contaminated With Radium and Lead From Thousands of Fracking Wastewater Spills

    Duke Study: Rivers Contaminated With Radium and Lead From Thousands of Fracking Wastewater Spills

    Thousands of oil and gas industry wastewater spills in North Dakota have caused “widespread” contamination from radioactive materials, heavy metals and corrosive salts, putting the health of people and wildlife at risk, researchers from Duke University concluded in a newly released peer-reviewed study. Bakken Oil and Gas in Williston, North Dakota on the Missouri River. Photo […]

    6 Alternatives to Milk: Which Is the Healthiest?

    6 Alternatives to Milk: Which Is the Healthiest?

    A glass of milk for strong bones. Milk with cookies or morning cereal. Everyone loves milk, right? Not quite. Animal-derived milk does have its downside. These include allergies and lactose intolerance, possibly even the risk of certain cancers and diabetes. The good news is that those who want or need to stay away from cow’s […]

    How This Small Town Is Winning the Water War Against Nestle

    How This Small Town Is Winning the Water War Against Nestle

    By Alexis Bonogofsky, Truthout Donna Diehl, a 55-year-old school bus driver from Kunkletown, Pennsylvania, a small historic town located on the edge of the Poconos, wanted to do three things this year: drive the bus, paint her bathroom and learn to crochet. Instead, Diehl, along with dozens of her neighbors, is spending her time trying […]