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Couple Builds Greenhouse Around Home to Grow Food and Keep Warm

Couple Builds Greenhouse Around Home to Grow Food and Keep Warm

With average January temperatures hovering around 27 degrees Fahrenheit, Stockholm, Sweden isn’t very pleasant to live in when you don’t have heating. But for Marie Granmar, Charles Sacilotto and their young son, their environmentally friendly house-within-a-greenhouse is a true winter escape. The “Naturhus” is a living home located near Stockholm, Sweden. Photo credit: Fair Companies The couple recently gave Fair […]

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    7 Incredibly Common Nutrient Deficiencies and How to Recognize Them

    7 Incredibly Common Nutrient Deficiencies and How to Recognize Them

    Many nutrients are absolutely essential for good health. It is possible to get most of them from a balanced, real food-based diet. However, the typical modern diet lacks several very important nutrients. The typical modern diet lacks several very important nutrients. Photo credit: Shutterstock This article lists seven nutrient deficiencies that are incredibly common. 1. […]

    David Wolfe: 10 Natural Antibiotics That Fight Infection

    David Wolfe: 10 Natural Antibiotics That Fight Infection

    It’s almost instinctual for us to head to the doctor’s office to get a prescription when faced with an infection or other illness. But the antibiotics often prescribed usually wind up doing much more harm than good, killing off healthy bacteria with the bad ones. While antibiotics do have their place in medicine, why not […]

    15 Best Protein Alternatives to Meat Besides Tofu

    15 Best Protein Alternatives to Meat Besides Tofu

    Do you hate tofu? Or are you just plain sick of it? Check out these 15 tasty alternatives to both meat and tofu that will make you smack your lips in delight. 1. Quinoa: This tiny seed is full of protein, easy to cook and very versatile. A cup of cooked quinoa serves up eight grams […]

    Venus and Serena Williams: Raw Vegan Powerhouses

    Venus and Serena Williams: Raw Vegan Powerhouses

    Think vegans can’t get power from their food? Think again! Believe it or not, tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams follow a healthy, balanced raw vegan diet during the tennis season. That’s right, both raw and vegan. These women kick serious butt on the court without eating any cooked food or animal products. While the superstar […]

    Dr. Mark Hyman: 8 Ways to Kick Your Sugar Addiction

    Dr. Mark Hyman: 8 Ways to Kick Your Sugar Addiction

    “I love junk food and I can’t stop craving it,” a reader posted on my Facebook page. “What do I do?” If you can identify with my reader, you’re not alone. Of the more than 600,000 food products—note I said food products, not food—80 percent have added sugar. We went from eating about 10 pounds […]

    96 Cities That Are Quitting Fossil Fuels and Moving Toward 100% Renewable Energy

    96 Cities That Are Quitting Fossil Fuels and Moving Toward 100% Renewable Energy

    While countries have dragged their feet for years on meaningful climate action, many cities around the world have forged ahead with sustainability efforts. In July, about 60 mayors pledged to fight climate change at a two-day conference hosted by Pope Francis. Several cities have even made impressive strides to ditch fossil fuels in favor of renewables. […]

    Dr. Mark Hyman: Slow Carbs, Not Low Carbs

    Dr. Mark Hyman: Slow Carbs, Not Low Carbs

    The low-carb frenzy hit its zenith in the early 2000’s and has since ebbed and flowed in popularity. I’ve seen patients get impressive results doing very low-carb diets, but eventually many become burned out and regain the weight as the novelty of eating bacon and other formerly forbidden foods becomes monotonous. Traditional thinking suggests carbohydrates […]

    10 Healthiest Ways to Eat a Sandwich

    10 Healthiest Ways to Eat a Sandwich

    For many people, wheat bread is a staple food. However, the majority of breads sold today are made from refined wheat, which has been stripped of most fiber and nutrients. Big-leafed greens like lettuce or romaine lettuce are great substitutions for bread or wraps. Photo credit: Photo credit: Shutterstock It may also cause a big […]