Why Plants Shed Leaves and What You Should Plant in Autumn

Fall has a few brief moments of beauty as the leaves turn yellow, orange and red. This is a process that begins with that first “fall feeling,” a sharp dip in temperature and shorter days. The change in weather triggers a hormonal reaction in deciduous trees. This reaction signals the branch to begin cutting off […]

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How Eating Healthy Foods Keeps Your Gut Health on Track

A healthy gut is important for maintaining balance in the body and mind. One of the best ways to support gut health is with the food you eat. Eating the right balance of fibers and other nutrients helps to feed the trillions of bacteria found in the gut. These bacteria help to break down food, […]

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How to Find Your Way Back After Getting Lost in Nature

Sometimes technology and the modern world becomes too much, and you want to retreat into nature. This is a great plan until you get lost and realize that Google has been the source of all “how-to” information in your life. Without GPS or an internet connection, what would you do? First, read the following tips […]

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Supplements You Should Consider for Your Daily Needs

Meeting all of our individual needs each day can be tough. Getting the right nutrition, enough sleep, and completing work assignments on time are just a small handful of tasks that you need to accomplish each day. With so much going on, it’s easy to forget about your body’s needs.  That’s why supplements are so […]

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What You Need to Know About Neem Oil

Neem is a tree, also known as Azadirachta indica or Indian lilac, and belongs to the mahogany family of plants.  Neem oil is an extract from the tree and acts as a natural insecticide that helps to protect the tree from bugs, animals, and microorganisms that might cause it harm. However, when processed and used […]

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How is Wine Made and Why are Some Types So Different?

The earliest evidence of winemaking goes back to China, around 9,000 years ago, when rice, honey, and grapes were fermented together to make wine. Of course, Europe has always been thought of as a main source of great wines, and evidence of grapes being domesticated and becoming part of agriculture may go back as far […]

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Tips for Recovering After a Night of Heavy Drinking

Most of us recognize that when it comes to drinking, the fun doesn’t last very long. A hangover is inevitable unless you take steps to minimize the damage from drinking.  There are a few different reasons you feel hungover, and also a few ways that you may recover more quickly. Below, we’ll cover each of […]

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The Effect of Stress on the Brain

Stress has many long-term, negative effects on the entire body, but the area that it may be most detrimental is the brain. Researchers found that stress changes how the brain processes information, including interfering with cognition, attention, and memory. More concerning is the potential for increased inflammation in the entire body and a higher risk […]

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How to Prepare Your Body to Stay Awake for 72 Hours

School and work deadlines, a gaming marathon, or a strike of inspiration for a personal project that just can’t wait. There are a lot of times where you might need to skip your bedtime for a day… or three.  There are risks associated with sleep deprivation, but if you plan ahead you be able to […]

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Why Does Pain Occur And How Might These Brand Help?

Pain is an odd thing. We all experience it, but usually never in the same way. As a result, managing pain is difficult. Thankfully there are many over the counter option readily available. Except, this isn’t always your best choice.  In this article, let’s try to understand why you feel pain, and what are some […]

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