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21 stars have changed human understanding about the universe. titoOnz / Getty Images

By Zulfikar Abbany

How do you whittle down the 200 billion in our Milky Way galaxy to a mere 21? Focus on the ones that have changed human understanding of the universe, as astronomer Giles Sparrow told DW.

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According to the National Eczema Foundation, roughly 31.6 million people have some form of eczema. The symptoms of this condition include itchiness, discoloration, and dry skin. In the past, harsh steroidal creams were the gold standard for eczema treatment. But there's got to be a more effective way to heal the skin, right?

Thankfully, we're out of the dark ages and into an all-natural era of skin care. Today, alternative therapies abound, including clinically-tested cannabis ointments and DIY home remedies like oatmeal baths.

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Top 10 Terpenes Found in Cannabis Plants

Learn about the most common types of terpenes, the unique properties of each, and which legal cannabis products contain these plant compounds.

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While most people associate the cannabis industry with marijuana, there's much more to the plant than meets the eye. Popular cannabinoids like CBD and THC garner a lot of the spotlight when it comes to cannabis, but terpenes are another natural component of the Cannabis sativa plant that have unique medicinal properties relevant to health. Below, you can learn all about terpenes, which ones are the most common, and their biological relevance for health. We'll even share some hemp-derived CBD products known to include a variety of terpenes.

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By Sharon O'Brien

Dietary fiber is the carbohydrate in plants that your body cannot digest.

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By Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE

Eating nutritious foods can improve your health and energy levels.

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By Katherine Marengo, LDN, RD

In recent years, functional foods have gained popularity within health and wellness circles.

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By Kris Gunnars

Dietary fats are highly controversial, with debates about animal fats, seed oils, and everything in between in full force.

That said, most people agree that extra virgin olive oil is incredibly healthy.

Part of the Mediterranean diet, this traditional oil has been a dietary staple for some of the world's healthiest populations.

Studies show that the fatty acids and antioxidants in olive oil can offer some powerful health benefits, including a reduced risk of heart disease.

This article reviews why extra virgin olive oil is one of the healthiest fats.

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By Makayla Meixner

Cold pressing is a common way to make olive oil without the use of heat or chemicals.

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By Taylor Jones, RD

Vitamin D is the only nutrient your body produces when exposed to sunlight.

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By Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE

Inflammation can be good or bad depending on the situation.

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Fish oil is among the most popular natural products used by American adults. Natesh Ramasamy / Flickr

Omega-3 fats found in common fish oil supplements may have little or no effect on depression and anxiety, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry.

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By Kelli McGrane, MS, RD

Low carb diets have been linked to several impressive health benefits.

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By Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE

Inflammation can be both good and bad.

On one hand, it helps your body defend itself from infection and injury. On the other hand, chronic inflammation can lead to weight gain and disease.

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Environmental News for a Healthier Planet and Life
21 stars have changed human understanding about the universe. titoOnz / Getty Images

By Zulfikar Abbany

How do you whittle down the 200 billion in our Milky Way galaxy to a mere 21? Focus on the ones that have changed human understanding of the universe, as astronomer Giles Sparrow told DW.

Read More Show Less

EcoWatch Daily Newsletter

kazmulka / iStock / Getty Images

According to the National Eczema Foundation, roughly 31.6 million people have some form of eczema. The symptoms of this condition include itchiness, discoloration, and dry skin. In the past, harsh steroidal creams were the gold standard for eczema treatment. But there's got to be a more effective way to heal the skin, right?

Thankfully, we're out of the dark ages and into an all-natural era of skin care. Today, alternative therapies abound, including clinically-tested cannabis ointments and DIY home remedies like oatmeal baths.

Read More Show Less

Top 10 Terpenes Found in Cannabis Plants

Learn about the most common types of terpenes, the unique properties of each, and which legal cannabis products contain these plant compounds.

Reviews
Brian Jones / Unsplash

While most people associate the cannabis industry with marijuana, there's much more to the plant than meets the eye. Popular cannabinoids like CBD and THC garner a lot of the spotlight when it comes to cannabis, but terpenes are another natural component of the Cannabis sativa plant that have unique medicinal properties relevant to health. Below, you can learn all about terpenes, which ones are the most common, and their biological relevance for health. We'll even share some hemp-derived CBD products known to include a variety of terpenes.

Read More Show Less
Pexels

By Sharon O'Brien

Dietary fiber is the carbohydrate in plants that your body cannot digest.

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Trending

10'000 Hours / DigitalVision / Getty Images

By Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE

Eating nutritious foods can improve your health and energy levels.

Read More Show Less