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Organic Farming More Profitable Than Conventional Farming, Study Finds

There’s good news for organic food lovers: Organic farming is more profitable than conventional farming, and thus should be sustainable for the years to come, according to a recently published study by Washington…

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Bloodroot for Skin Cancer

Bloodroot has a long reputation for treating skin cancer, from Native American healers to 21st century dermatologists. Bloodroot is an herb native to the eastern United States. It is widely planted as an…

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Blueberries for Severe Trauma

Nutrition researchers have been big on exotic berries lately. That’s because camu camu, sea buckthorn, acai, goji, maqui, and other foreign fruits have demonstrated a remarkable ability to slow signs of aging and…

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The Good and Bad of Xylitol

Nothing exemplifies the promise of having your cake and eating it too quite like sugar substitutes. All the problems associated with sugar (addictive, empty calories that can lead to diabetes, obesity, candida, and tooth decay)…

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The Magic of Matcha

If you haven’t already hopped onto the matcha train, you should consider getting onboard. Matcha is high in antioxidants, boosts memory and concentration, increases energy levels, enhances calm, and helps detox the body….

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5 Herbs for Bone Health

Bones need a proper balance of minerals. Anything that upsets this balance compromises bone health. (Shutterstock.com) The key to understanding bone health is understanding minerals. The primary mineral in your skeleton is calcium, but…

New York City's first commercial-scale wind turbine to generate electricity for Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility in Brooklyn on Jan. 14, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

Massive Wind Turbine Crowns Sims Recycling on Brooklyn Waterfront

The city can now add wind energy for commercial use to its list of sustainability initiatives. Once a New York Police Department tow-pound lot, an 11-acre stretch of the South Brooklyn waterfront has…

Make a commitment to move more. Even just a few minutes a day will add up to a happier you. (Matt Ferrara Photography)

Tired of Being Tired?

Have you been feeling more tired than usual lately? Do you find yourself having a slump at 3 p.m. and reaching for coffee or a sweet treat? This can happen from a lack…

The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters August 28, 1963, on the Mall in Washington, D.C. during the "March on Washington." (AFP/Getty Images)

10 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes Worth Knowing

  On the day the United States celebrates civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday (it was actually on Jan. 15), it’s well worth revisiting some of the most famous quotes King—arguably…

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World’s Oldest and Heaviest Tree

Estimated to be between 80,000 and 1,000,000 years old, a quaking aspen grove (Populus tremuloides) in Utah’s Fishlake National Forest wins the prize for not only oldest organism, but also heaviest. With over…

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