America was founded on hemp. George Washington was a hemp farmer. In fact, when the nation was founded, it was required for all farmers to
During times of collective uncertainty, it’s hard to lean on truths. We all disagree, after all. That’s the nature of subjectivity. And although astrology is
It’s becoming common knowledge in scientific circles that our guts, or “second brains,” have a symbiotic relationship with almost every other system in our bodies.
What this means is that the composition of your microbiome is not only influenced by your body’s systems…
But that it influences them as well.
From the very first time that your mother admonished your grandmother for letting you have a bunch of candy when you were under her care, you’ve been aware that sugar isn’t good for you.
Maybe you didn’t fully understand why… You’ve probably heard it all. “You’ll get a sugar rush!” “You’ll get pimples on your skin.” “You’ll grow a spare tire around your mid section.”
And while all of those things are true…
Our collective knowledge of the dangers of sugar (especially refined sugar cane, and less of the natural sugars occurring in fruits) has not stalled the growth of the more than $90 billion global sugar industry.
You don’t need a scientist to tell you that fast food is not a healthy choice.
Empty calories? Check.
Heavy in trans fat, light in nutrition? Check.
The exact opposite of mindful and grateful eating? Check.
But it’s important to understand that not only is fast food not good for you, it’s actively harmful to your body’s composition.
Onism: The name given to the feeling of realizing how little of the world we’ll each get to experience. Anemoia: The name given to the