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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One thing we can all agree on is that recycling can be complicated. Rules change every time and what is recyclable today might not be recyclable tomorrow. Chances are high that your recycling the wrong items. The good news is that you’re not at fault. Well, not most of the time anyway. The majority of […]

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Nothing feels better than to be able to do our part in saving the environment through simple ways such as conserving water at home. A simple act of closing the tap when not in use, fixing a leak right away or using a bucket when taking a bath can help us save gallons of water. […]

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An eco car is a vehicle that does not emit harmful fumes into the atmosphere because they do not use gasoline, diesel, or any other dangerous fuels. The car engine rather uses other sources of power that are harmless to the environment. Traditional Cars Cars have become an essential part of our lives. We use […]

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November 10, 2015 Pests have always threatened the life of crops. In fact, that’s probably why they’re called “pests”. Traditionally, pesticides and other chemicals have been used to protect plants from the ravages of pests. However, these chemicals bring side effects, many of which we have yet to fully understand. That’s why researchers are now […]

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Many people believe that living an all-natural or eco-friendly lifestyle either costs time or money, or both. But living eco-friendly doesn’t have to be time-consuming and it certainly doesn’t have to be expensive. Eco-friendly Tips There are numerous ways that you can cut your costs while simultaneously reducing your carbon footprint. Below you will find […]

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A healthy ecosystem makes a healthy garden. That is why the answer to your garden pests is not found in that bottle full of harsh chemicals that annihilates all life. These pesticides not only harm the soil and the ecosystem, but they also harm you! Controlling Garden Pests Naturally Pesticides have been linked to birth […]

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Weeds can pose a challenge to your summer garden. They are hardy, stubborn plants that are highly dangerous to other plants. They steal their nutrients, and eventually surrounding plants may die. Naturally Control Weeds Pesticides have their own dangers, and if you’re aiming to grow organically, you need alternatives to the commercial pesticides and weed […]

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