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    Is a Grain-Free Diet Healthy? Everything You Need to Know

    Is a Grain-Free Diet Healthy? Everything You Need to Know

    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.

    7 Ways to Manage Climate Anxiety

    7 Ways to Manage Climate Anxiety

    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. 

    8 Zero-Waste Face Masks You Can Make at Home

    8 Zero-Waste Face Masks You Can Make at Home

    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.

    A Baker’s Guide to Vegan Substitutes: Turn Traditional Baking Recipes Into Plant-Based Recipes

    A Baker’s Guide to Vegan Substitutes: Turn Traditional Baking Recipes Into Plant-Based Recipes

    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.

    Time in Nature Can Now Be Prescribed as Health Care Treatment in Canada

    Time in Nature Can Now Be Prescribed as Health Care Treatment in Canada

    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.

    5 Health Benefits of Moringa Supported by Science

    5 Health Benefits of Moringa Supported by Science

    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. 

    5 Science-Backed Benefits of Arugula

    5 Science-Backed Benefits of Arugula

    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. […]

    7 Essential Health Benefits of Vitamin C

    7 Essential Health Benefits of Vitamin C

    Your body can’t make vitamin C, which is water-soluble and found in fruits and vegetables from kiwi to kale. However, vitamin C is linked to many health benefits and serves many roles in the body that you may find extraordinary. 1. It Helps Make Collagen Collagen gives your skin a youthful appearance, but it is […]