Displaying items by tag: August 2019

Reduces Health Threats
Savor Cherries to Lower Metabolic Syndrome Risk, Image: Dionisvera/Shutterstock.com Montmorency tart cherries, first discovered by Roman legionnaires along the Black Sea, have been shown to have potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, according to...

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Benefits of Cardio Activity
Walk or Run to Keep Blood Vessels and Brains Young, Image: Dean Drobot/Shutterstock.com Running novices that trained for six months and then ran their first marathon actually reversed the aging of major blood vessels—and older and slower people...

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New York State Bans Plastic Bags
Bagging It, Image: Bogdan Sonjachnyj f/Shutterstock.com On Earth Day, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags in...

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Artificial Light Tied to Inflammation
Fluorescent Findings, Image: koosen/Shutterstock.com Fluorescent lighting is one of the most common sources of artificial light, but new research from Texas State University suggests there may be unexpected...

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Tectonic Activity Shakes Geologists
Moon Rocks, Image: taffpixture/shutterstock.com Long considered to be geologically inactive, our 4.6-billion-year-old moon is showing signs of tectonic activity via seismometers deployed between...

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Catching Some Rays on the Water
Floating Solar, Image:  PowerUp/Shutterstock.com Solar panels currently generate only about 1 percent of our nation’s energy needs, but new research from the federal National Renewable Energy Laboratory shows that installation of...

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Another Reason to Stop
Quit Smoking to Avoid Rheumatoid Arthritis, Image: Trong Nguyen/Shutterstock.com Stopping smoking has the long-term benefit of reducing the risk of developing seropositive rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by 37 percent over...

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Farmers Responding to Climate Change
Hot Topic , Image: nd3000v/Shutterstock.com Climate change has inspired farmers to turn to regenerative agriculture, which pulls carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and stores it in their soil. Regenerative agriculture...

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The Gut Is the Key to Immunity and Brain Function, Image: The gut is king, especially when it comes to immunity and proper brain function. When the gut is off, so is everything else. Whether you are in a...

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Natural Approaches Help Prevent Harmful Runoff
by Darla Nagel

Keeping Our Lakes Safe, Image: Harmful algal blooms are a growing problem in the Great Lakes, blocking sunlight and consuming oxygen needed for plant and fish species to...

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