You don’t need many details to know that plastic pollution is so rampant and needs to stop. You may have noticed we live in a plastic world with estimates showing that approximately one million plastic bags are used every minute! But that doesn’t mean you can’t live a plastic-free lifestyle. Plastic is one of the […]

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Beverage Marketing Corp reported that the U.S. consumes more the 35 gallons of bottled water per year. That’s around 270 bottles per person, and the number is estimated to go up. Bottled water is convenient but it’s full of downsides too which are deteriorating to our health. Stores all over the world pack bottled water […]

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Bad breath is commonly caused by imbalances in mouth bacteria. Dental cavities, poor oral hygiene, gum disease, and tongue coating can also contribute to bad breath. It’s difficult to smell your own breath, therefore, if you sense that you have bad breath, ask someone you can trust to give you an honest opinion. In order […]

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Cavities are small holes in the teeth caused by tooth decay. Poor diet, stress, nutritional deficiencies, and bacterial overgrowth contribute to the development of cavities. The common bacteria that play a role in the decay is Streptococcus mutans. These bacteria create a sticky film called plaque. Plague contains an acid which eats away minerals such […]

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Your plants have been a part of you ever since you brought them into your home. Now that you’re leaving for a vacation, you can’t take the chance of leaving them alone to dry out. Vacation watering method can be easier than you think. Studies show that well-watered houseplants can go for days or a […]

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House plants do more than just decorate the house. They brighten the rooms, enhance creativity, boost mood, maintain indoor humidity level and naturally filter air pollutants. However, there is one room where even the greatest Feng shui doesn’t recommend you to have any plant, and that’s the bedroom. The bedroom is meant for resting and […]

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Living a ‘green lifestyle’ is something most of us are trying to do on a daily basis. Fortunately, green products aren’t as green as fancy packaging and ads would have us believe. Most companies are trying to market their items as “green” while their environmental impact is questionable. Other products or gadgets consume more energy […]

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Usually, the most sensible thing you can do with a banana peel is thrown it in a trash. We only pay attention to the inner part of the banana which is tasty and provides us with instant energy. However, there are frequently overlooked uses that we can put the peels into. Therefore, the next time […]

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Cinnamon has long been used not only as a delicious spice but also as a home remedy for medical purposes. People have been using it thousands of years when the tree’s barks were used to treat any form of illnesses. Some of its health benefits include the treatment of gastrointestinal complaints, heartburn, indigestion, nausea and […]

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We need to be cautious about the food we eat. Organic fruits and veggies should be at the center of every nutritious meal. But, this is not always possible. So, how do we determine the number of unwanted chemicals in those fruits and vegetables to keep our exposure to the minimal? Luckily for us, the […]

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Heating your homes, especially those in regions with extreme temperature shifts can be among the most expensive of all your utility bills. The U.S Department of Energy reported that about 45% of our energy bill is spent on heating our homes. On average per year, that can be a lot of money used. If you’re […]

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Coughing is the body’s way of clearing irritants and infections in the airways between the throat and lungs. However, persistent coughing can be the symptom of a number of conditions such as bacterial infection, allergy or viral infection. A chronic cough can be a sign of a serious health issue, but most people consider a […]

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Over the last five decades, the global mean temperature has been rising at an alarming rate. Global warming is becoming a threat to our world and if the extreme weather events are anything to go by, our ecosystem could cease to exist in a few years to come. We are seeing sea levels rising due […]

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The convenience of using plastic bags has created a major disaster that’s causing all sorts of damage to our environment. Most of us use plastic bags to carry groceries and they have become a menace in conserving the environment. In recent years, several countries around the globe including China, have banned the manufacture and use […]

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As a vegan, it seems pretty straightforward to know what to eat and what to avoid. Take pork, meat, and eggs for example. These are obvious foods to avoid in a vegan’s diet. However, other foods are not as clear-cut and you might be surprised that what you thought to be all-vegan actually has traces […]

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Not everything is recyclable. Did you know that the average rate of solid waste generation per person was 4.48 pounds per day in 2015? If you think this is crazy, a report by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shows that approximately 262 million tons of municipal solid waste were generated during the same year. Out […]

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