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5 Good Things That Happened for the Planet in 2021

5 Good Things That Happened for the Planet in 2021

It wasn’t all bad. Here’s some of the good news from this year. Environmental Rights Amendment Passes in New York Markus Spiske / Pexels In November, New Yorkers voted to add 15 words to the Bill of Rights of the New York State Constitution, stating that “each person shall have a right to clean air […]

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    The 6 Best Plant-Based Sources of Vitamin D

    The 6 Best Plant-Based Sources of Vitamin D

    Are you getting enough vitamin D? Statistically, probably not. One billion people worldwide and 42 percent of people in the United States are vitamin D deficient — and most don’t even know it. The NIH recommends 600-800 IU per day, but it is recommended that vegetarians and vegans shoot for the top of that range. […]

    7 Best Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products of 2022

    7 Best Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products of 2022

    We all love a sparkling, clean, great-smelling home. However, to avoid harsh irritants and chemicals found in most traditional household cleaners, you’ll want to look for eco-friendly cleaning products. Opting for greener, non-toxic, biodegradable and natural cleaning solutions can help you to integrate earth-friendly products into your housekeeping routine. In this article, we recommend seven […]

    6 Health Benefits of Reishi Mushrooms

    6 Health Benefits of Reishi Mushrooms

    Can mushrooms improve your health? Eastern medicine has used the reishi mushroom for years because it is common in hot and humid areas of Asia. Reishi mushrooms include triterpenoids, polysaccharides and peptidoglycans, each of them contributing certain health benefits when they are eaten fresh or in powders and extracts added to other foods and drinks. […]

    The 11 Best Protein Sources for Vegans and Vegetarians

    The 11 Best Protein Sources for Vegans and Vegetarians

    A plant-based lifestyle has multiple benefits, but if you are a new vegetarian or vegan, it may be hard to find healthy ways to replace the protein you are used to getting from meat. Even if this diet is old hat for you, there are definitely some foods that pack more of a nutritious punch […]

    Can You Eat to Save the Climate?

    Can You Eat to Save the Climate?

    By Chiara Cecchini There’s a growing interest in climate-friendly foods, but consumers find it hard to know if the food choices they make are environmentally sustainable; From ready-made snacks to algae, cacti and grains, options for climate beneficial foods are increasing; With better supply chain structures, food producers can have greater access to these ingredients […]

    Want to Live to 100? Try These 9 Blue Zone Lifestyle Tips

    Want to Live to 100? Try These 9 Blue Zone Lifestyle Tips

    Would you like to live to 100? It’s a far-fetched plan for many of us; hitting centenarian status happens for less than 2 out of every 10,000 people in the United States. And experts agree that when it comes to years, quantity doesn’t matter if you don’t have quality. “The question is if you live […]

    7 Best Plant-Based Meal Replacement Powders & Shakes

    7 Best Plant-Based Meal Replacement Powders & Shakes

    As our lives become busier and busier, eating well becomes harder and harder. Preparing a healthy, nutrient-rich meal can be time- and labor-intensive, to say nothing of expensive. That’s why there’s been such a surge in popularity among meal replacement powders, shakes, and drinks. These products make it quick and easy to get the nutrients […]