Is a Backyard Chicken Coop in Your Future?
Eggs are one of the most nutritious superfoods, animal-friendly items you can eat. Packing 90 calories and 6 grams of healthy protein, an egg is one of the most complete and nutritious foods in existence. That’s why it’s the breakfast staple that it is. But have you ever considered stepping out to the backyard chickens in the coop for your breakfast eggs instead of reaching into the refrigerator? Urban non-farmers have a lot of mistaken ideas about chickens and eggs, wondering, for instance, whether or not eggs are truly animal-friendly? Rest assured…
Now more than ever, Americans are realizing that their food doesn’t have to come from packages shipped across vast distances, with chemical preservatives added to make the journey possible. These transformative times have encouraged us to look for solutions closer to home and create more sustainable and satisfying lifestyles. Have you ever considered foraging for food?
What goes into the manufacture, packaging and marketing of our food? Pesticides are sprayed on our fruits and vegetables. Laborers who work long hours to gather our food,are rarely well treated and paid. Under what conditions were cows, pigs and chickens forced to “live”…
What is urban farming? After decades of relying on corporate food producers and distributors, a new generation of urban farmers is taking control of their own food. Where food deserts once reigned with supermarkets and fast chains, these pioneers are creating oases of healthy, homegrown food.
When you think of sprawling gardens and farm-to-table eating, you probably imagine the countryside. But urban gardeners are determined to change your mind.
Rob Greenfield an urban farmer and forager managed to grow and forage 100 percent of his food for a single year.
Greenfield shared his urban farming journey with more than 275,000…
Earthing: Can You Heal Your Body By Walking Barefoot?
Sundance Award-winning documentarians Josh and Rebecca Tickell now gift us with “Earthing,” a feature film about standing on the earth in your bare feet … actually, about the amazing health benefits of going barefoot. Earthing (aka “Grounding”) reduces inflammation, the internal biological process that leads to chronic diseases. Slip off your shoes and starting walking barefoot while you watch it on YouTube.
The full film, one hour and fifteen minutes long, is free to view on YouTube.
“Over 20 peer-reviewed studies have shown that Grounding (Earthing) reduces inflammation…one of the most damaging internal biological processes that leads to chronic disease.”
Also, you may want to check out the filmmakers’ other works, including The Big Fix and Pump.
Are Prescription Psychedelics Coming To a Pharmacy Near You?
Once the subject of government fear campaigns (mostly laughable), psychedelics are being recognized by medical professionals and the public as being at least useful and possibly even an absolute panacea in treating OCD, PTSD, alcoholism, opioid addiction, migraines and suicidal tendencies. Business has taken notice and is lavishing financing. Doctors are putting high hopes in more natural magic bullets like medical psilocybin with less chemical side effects.
Understanding of how psychedelic drugs may be used to treat mental illness is arguably higher than ever in popular consciousness.
Humans are the cause of most current environmental catastrophes. From oil spills, to leaking toxic landfills, to Chernobyl, humans are directly responsible. We have become a serious threat to the survival of our planet. But here is a case in which Nature comes to the rescue — when mushrooms clean up oil spills!
Amazingly, nature provides powerful solutions to help clean up some of our messes. An example of which is fungi — the magic life that exists beneath our feet — which have already demonstrated properties to help clean some of our largest modern oil spills.
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Millions of Americans can’t make it to the gym right now. Depending on your point of view this can be seen as a major health problem, or a golden opportunity. Have you ever considered being at home, but having a workout with no equipment?
No gym is no excuse. Take advantage of this unprecedented time and learn some free workouts that you can do at home, without a single piece of equipment.
Let’s make the most of this opportunity for transformation! You don’t need fancy or expensive equipment to stay fit. …