Category: Health

Cold vs. Flu

Came across a great Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/StepIn2MyGreenWorld. Seems like everyone (including myself) has been getting sick. Tea with organic lemon & honey one of my cold remedies. Add cayenne pepper & turmeric for that extra health kick. Advertisements

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Foreign farmers get some freedom

With the holiday season in full swing, consumers can be seen purchasing food for family events with shopping carts filled to the brim and lines that seem never ending. Those who choose to purchase their food with the mantra of  it being “good” and “clean” anxiously await for their favorite farmer’s markets to open in

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The bully evolves: Preventing cyber bullying

People are naturally social creatures. We learn to interact with others right from the womb, but the path in which we are taught to treat people can often lead down different courses, resulting in actions that lie on fine lines. Just like we are taught early on to love and respect one another, children also

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New Yorkers make farming their passion

Living among the steel and skyscrapers, New Yorkers might think farming just simply isn’t a way of life here. When shopping for our food, many purchase chicken from brands like Tyson and National Beef Packing Co., probably never wondering where our food really is coming from. Although the lands of green pasture seem so far

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Bicycling in New York: Good or Bad?

While being a New Yorker, there is no way denying the amount of the pollution the city produces. Thick gases from cars, buses, and factories form dark, translucent clouds following us like an unwanted imaginary friend.  However, even if the New Yorker’s eyes are blind to the pollution, we cannot be ignorant to the fact that pollution

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Fish are friends not food: Japan Dolphin Day 2012

Animal activists stood together and took a stand against the slaughtering of dolphins in Japan at the NYC Japan Dolphin Day 2012 rally. Every year, around 20,000 dolphins are killed in an inhumane fashion that begins September 1st and ends in April. It is considered to be the largest slaughter in the world. Fishermen entice

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