“Can I Freeze…?” Your Ultimate Guide to Freezer Storage

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“Can I freeze avocado? What about milk? Cheese? Can I freeze tomatoes?” Stop worrying and save this page because we’ve got your ultimate freezer storage guide right here! Don’t forget to pin the infographic to Pinterest and save this page for easy future reference! Click To Tweet Not so Fast Don’t freeze anything that holds a lot of water. These things get mushy after thawing.…

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DIY Fitness Equipment: How to Make Your Own Gym With Almost No $

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Too busy to make time for the gym? Can’t afford to work out? Pfft nonsense! Just build your own home gym! No, really. You can actually make plenty of decent workout equipment with cheap materials in your own home. Here’s our guide to DIY fitness equipment. Disclaimer: Please attempt these DIY fitness items at your own risk. Making your own fitness equipment could be hazardous…

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2017 US Budget: Good for Sustainable Farming, Bad For Food Safety

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The federal omnibus package for 2017 will keep the wheels flowing at least until the end of September. Here’s what it means for food. Especially sustainable agriculture, school lunches, food safety, energy, various farmers, and more! 2017 #US Budget: Good for #SustainableAgriculture, Bad For #Food #Safety Click To Tweet Conservation and Energy The Rural Energy for America Program– which provides renewable energy grants to local…

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Exposed: Largest Organic Milk Supplier Isn’t Really Organic. Buy These Brands Instead

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The Washington Post (which fails in some aspects, but wins here) has published a shocking exposé revealing that the United States’ largest organic milk supplier is actually not organic at all. Exposed: Largest #Organic #Milk Supplier Isn't Really Organic. Buy These Brands Instead Click To Tweet Aurora Organic Dairy is the country’s largest supplier of organic milk and dairy. If you buy store-brand aka generic…

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Does It Go in the Fridge? Your Guide to Fruit & Vegetable Storage

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Ah the age-old question: does it go in the fridge? Some foods stay fresh longer left on the counter while others need the fridge to stay crispy. But which is goes where? Don’t worry, we’ve put this handy guide fruit and vegetable storage guide together so you’ll never have to play the guessing game again. Just bookmark the page and pull it up anytime you…

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Vitamins Vegans Need and How to Get Them

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People are always so concerned about vegans and their diet. And sure, it can be tricky to get all the right nutrients through a plant-based diet. But it doesn’t take a whole lot of work, just some planning. That’s why we put together his handy list of vitamins vegans need and how to get them through a plant-based diet! #Vitamins #Vegans Need and How to…

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Study Links Fever During Pregnancy With Autism

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New investigation provides intriguing clues about the relationship between fever during pregnancy and babies born with autism. Study Links #Fever During #Pregnancy With #Autism Click To Tweet A recent study led by scientists at the Center of Investigation and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York, demonstrated that fever is a detonant for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Dr. Mandy…

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‘Fitbit for Cows’ Cowlar Tracks Everything From Disease to Stress

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The dairy industry is pretty disgusting. Cows are treated, well, like cattle. So in order to better track cows’ physical and mental state, a Pakistani company developed Cowlar: the ‘Fitbit for cows.’ Sure, a vegan lifestyle is more sustainable overall. Plus disease is not uncommon. Conditions like mastitis causes pus to “leak” into dairy milk. Granted this amount is very small, and part of a very…

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Sirtfood Diet: What Is It and Is It Right for me?

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You’re right to be skeptical of the latest diet trend. Companies or individuals usually develop fad diets with the purpose of creating profit. With so many people desperate to lose weight, it’s easy for these companies to prey on their vulnerability. So is the sirtfood diet a viable solution or just an unhealthy fad? Let’s take a closer look… #Sirtfood #Diet: What Is It and Is…

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Victory! Germany Becomes Latest Country To End Fur Farming

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Leaders in the country recently voted to end the barbaric practice of fur farming which results in millions of creatures being slaughtered every year. First, Germany became the first country in the world to end the practice of shredding male chicks in the egg industry (seriously, it’s a thing. Read more here). Now, the progressive nation has joined the growing list of countries who have…

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