Endorphins are our natural painkillers. The hypothalamus and pituitary gland secrete them to alleviate stress and pain. Known as peptide hormones, endorphins help us reduce pain and make us feel good. Their name comes from the term known as endogenous morphine. Endogenous because they’re made in the body and morphine […]
Dyper & TerraCycle Make Composting Diapers Accessible
Did you know that regular diapers take around 500 years to decompose? Unfortunately, per a year, trash cans have more than 18 billion disposable diapers waiting to be transported into the landfills. This number is only for the US. So, you can imagine how bigger the number is for the […]
Could Hemp Toilet Paper Save the World?
Commercially grown hemp is so versatile, eco-friendly, and sustainable. There’s no need for fertilizers or pesticides to grow it and it can be collected in as little as 70 days. The plant also requires minimal watering and is able to help the soil by encouraging its renewal. Hemp fibers are […]
These Things Happen Inside Your Body when You Smoke Cigarettes
Smoking has been linked with disease and death and up to 2 in 3 individuals who smoke in their life will die because of it. And, they’ll die averagely 10 years before the non-smokers. The American Lung Association notes that cigarettes and other products with tobacco have around 600 substances […]
5 Smart Ways to Detox Your Home & Lower Your Risk of Illness
Our homes are full of toxins and chemicals that aren’t visible to the naked eye. So, if you want to lower your exposure to toxins, it’s pivotal to do a proper detox. With little work, you’ll benefit in numerous ways, especially when it comes to your health-maybe a lot of […]
How To Naturally Reduce Chronic Inflammation To Restore Your Health
Inflammation is part of our body’s defense system and it happens when the immunity recognizes and eliminates bad bacteria, pathogens, and begins the process of healing. To some extent, inflammation is good for us and it’s known as acute. For example, we catch a cold and our body temperature rises […]
DIY Weed-Be-Gone Spray- A Better Alternative that Works Compared to Harsh Chemicals
Spring is always a busy season for gardeners- it’s time to rake matted leaves, to remove the winter protection wraps, check out plants for damage, fertilize the plants and trees, prune flowering shrubs, and last but not least, get rid of those stubborn weeds. When the seeds for produce or […]
Detoxify Your Lungs: 8 Must-Do Strategies to Heal Your Respiratory Problems
The lungs are the body’s filters that keep us safe from infections and inflammation. This is why maintaining their optimal health is crucial for our overall well-being. The lungs have one of the most important roles- to transfer oxygen throughout the body and help us breathe. But, they also play […]
Indian State Bans All Pesticides. Wildlife, Crops and Tourism Flourish.
In 2016, the Indian state of Sikkim became the first 100 percent organic state in India. But, the process towards organic farming began much earlier. Today, all farming activities there are done without usage of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers and allow for safer food options and make agriculture eco-friendlier. However, […]
Have You ever Wondered where Does the Plastic You Use End Up?
Sadly, today, the world produces more than 380 million tones of plastic on a yearly basis that ends up as a pollutant of our environment and our oceans. However, not all of the plastics we throw away ends up in the oceans- a lot of it ends up in landfills […]