A new study from University of Exeter has found that people who have positive experiences with blue spaces, like lakes, rivers or ponds, in childhood tend to have a better sense of well-being as adults.
Ayurvedic medicine considers the individual as the main focus of treatment, and many of the ingredients utilized can be found in your kitchen. Here are ten powerful ayurvedic herbs and spices with science-backed health benefits that you can include in your diet today.
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.
Climate anxiety is a normal response to the reality we live in, where once-in-a-lifetime weather events are happening more and more often. While we can grieve for what we have lost, and fear for our futures, there are steps we can take to manage our anxiety and even channel these difficult feelings into action.
A relaxing night in isn’t complete without a luxurious face mask – but, pampering yourself doesn’t have to mean a trip to the store for expensive skincare products. Treat yourself without the extra chemicals and waste with an organic, waste-free face mask.
Vegan, dairy-free, and egg-free baking is booming, but for the occasional home baker who wants to make more sustainable treats, finding the right substitutions isn’t always easy. Sure, you could swap in some applesauce or your favorite plant-based butter, but baking is scientific — even a minor change can leave you with rock-hard cookies, soggy pies, or dry cakes.
Health care providers in four Canadian provinces — British Columbia (BC), Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario — can now prescribe time in nature, and even a Parks Canada Discovery Pass, to their patients to help improve their physical and mental health through the country’s national nature prescription program, A Prescription for Nature (PaRx). The passes are being offered through a partnership between Parks Canada and the British Columbia Parks Foundation.
Moringa oleifera is a drought-resistant tree native to India, but it also thrives in subtropical areas across the world. It goes by a few common names: horseradish tree, drumstick tree, ben oil tree and miracle tree. Some say it’s a medicinal marvel due to its many traditional medicinal applications.
Arugula has some weird common names, such as salad rocket, garden rocket, roquette and colewort. The benefits of arugula are definitely better than those names, and don’t worry: it doesn’t taste like rocket fuel. Arugula is from the plant family Brassicaceae (the “mustard greens” family), and you’ll recognize its relatives as cabbage, collards and cauliflower. […]