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The Benefits of Cucumbers On Your Hair, Skin, Nails & Overall Body Health

The Benefits of Cucumbers On Your Hair, Skin, Nails & Overall Body Health

Cool, crisp, refreshing — these are just a few reasons why people typically love cucumbers. They make a great addition to summer salads, on sandwiches, sliced up and dipped in hummus and simply eaten as is. Is it just me or do cucumbers feel like an essential summer food item? You may be surprised to know that cucumbers are actually a fruit, and their benefits go far beyond what we may already be aware of.  advertisement - learn more Some of the benefits of cucumbers include reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, maintaining a healthy weight, detoxifying the body, enhancing the...

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Vegan Athletes Are About To Dominate Wimbledon

Vegan Athletes Are About To Dominate Wimbledon

The Championships, Wimbledon tennis tournament is well underway, and a few vegan players have already begun to crush the competition. This event is the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, originating at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London in 1877. Despite its traditions and long history, it is also one of the first tournaments to allow women to compete, opening up the competition to Ladies Singles in 1884. Today’s players have continued to smash stereotypes, as an increasing amount of tennis professionals have resorted to plant-based diets to fuel their career and improve their health. Settle in...

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Go Vegan To Save The World? New Study Suggests It’s The Best Option

Go Vegan To Save The World? New Study Suggests It’s The Best Option

Congratulations! If you made it here to read this article it likely means you are a vegan, vegetarian, follow a plant-based diet or are at least legitimately interested in what you can do to reduce your environmental impact on the planet. Thank you! Veganism has been on the rise over the past decade or so, and for good reason! Many people are starting to learn the truth about where meat and animal products actually come from, the health risks associated with a diet dense in animal protein and the profoundly devastating effects that modern agriculture and factory farming is taking on...

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FOOD FORESTS COULD BRING HEALTHY ORGANIC FOOD TO EVERYONE: FOR FREE

FOOD FORESTS COULD BRING HEALTHY ORGANIC FOOD TO EVERYONE: FOR FREE

Food forests or Forest gardening have been around for a long time with many of the native cultures practicing this form of sustainable agriculture. It is a form of low-maintenance plant-based food production which replicates natural ecosystems, incorporating fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, running vines and perennial vegetables. Beneficial plants and companion planting is a big part of the food forest system. Unlike much of the modern industrial agricultural system which relies heavily of inputs such as fossil fuels and artificial herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers, a food forest once established is self-regulating and highly abundant in yield.  Why Food Forests? Forests are home to approximately 50-90% of...

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15 DELICIOUS VEGAN LUNCH IDEAS THAT YOU CAN BRING TO WORK

15 DELICIOUS VEGAN LUNCH IDEAS THAT YOU CAN BRING TO WORK

Whether you follow a vegan or vegetarian diet, enjoy some meatless meals, or simply prefer lighter fare at lunchtime, I’m certain this article has something for you. If you need some new inspiration for meat-free lunch ideas...

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