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Whether you want to grow veggies, herbs or flowers, gardening can be very rewarding. However sometimes your love for plants can be bigger than the available space. If you’re looking for ways to maximize the space you have while growing a sustainable, resource-friendly garden, then you will find inspiration from these awesome vertical gardens! Instructions @ lifeonthebalcony [...]

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Our skin is our largest organ and is not only what other people see but also protects us from external contaminants that would otherwise be very harmful to us. In order to ensure that our skin remains healthy, our body requires a diet high in antioxidants and nutrients that promote skin growth and repair. Here are the top 8 nutrients you [...]

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Why do we do it? My mother did it, that’s why. Washing chicken before you cook it seems logical…we wash our hands and our fruits and vegetables, so why not chicken? Campylobacter is why not. No, it’s not a newly-discovered dinosaur, it’s a very serious strain of food poisoning that is caused by bacteria living in raw [...]

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We spend an approximate 1/3 to 1/2 of our lives in daydreams, that’s why we’re awesome! Teachers, bosses, parents and people generally vying for attention find it irritating when people daydream or “lose focus”. But the reality is that the brain is not wired to be focused on a straight line all the time. In [...]

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What you know about fast food is probably bad enough. What you don’t know may be even worse. The realities of processed foods are becoming more mainstream. Let us look behind the curtain...be forewarned that some of this stuff is truly nasty. In actuality, there is very little chicken in the nuggets.[1] Samples from two [...]

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Health care costs in the United States are higher than in any other OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) country, of which there are thirty. By quite a lot. Use of most health services, however, are lower in the US than elsewhere. There are several factors as to why costs are higher, but as a [...]

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