Tips for Low-Carb Dieting

Low-Carb Dieting

The low carb diet was established 20 years ago. At the beginning of the 2000s, the low carb diet appeared in the USA, and a little later, it also spread to Europe. It has not lost its attractiveness until today. This way of eating ensures that people who use it lose weight quickly, but this form of diet also involves risks. While it relies on lots of protein and healthy fat, you only eat a small number of carbohydrates. Those...

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An Interesting Ecological Idea: to Fill the Window Glass Packages with a Special Liquid

Usually, many windows that are used at home have double glasses made from two glass pans to increase the thermal insulation and reduce losses of the energy. That air gap between the glass panes actually helps to reduce energy costs and losses. But the scientists from Singapore believe that this old design could be improved, so what if we filled that gap between the glasses with some special liquid? Would it help people to save more money? And how this...

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How to Avoid Wasting Food Part 2

Learn how to store food Incorrectly storing food results in a huge amount of food waste. The Natural Resource Defence Council asserts that two-thirds of household waste in the UK. is down to spoiled food. Many people don’t know how to store fruits and vegetables, which can result in premature ripening, and, in turn, rotten produce. There are certain foods, such as cucumbers, garlic, tomatoes, and potatoes, that shouldn’t be kept in the refrigerator. These food items should rather remain...

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How to Avoid Wasting Food Part 1

Wasting food does more harm than many of us know. Close to one on in three of food produced, in fact, is either wasted or discarded. That’s almost 1.3 bn tons a year. Unsurprisingly, such industrialised counties as the United States waste more food than developing nations. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reported that the average American in 2010 generated around 99 kg of food waste. And if you don’t think that you’re affected by food waste, you may wish...

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How You Can Help the Environment – Part 1

Students are striving to learn how they can contribute to bettering the world. There are clubs and classes on a number of social issues, and these teach students what they can do to change these issues. One of the more popular causes over the past few years has been focused on preserving resources and helping the environment. There are a number of ways that you too can help to protect Mother Earth. Here are three ways that you can help....

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Eating Seasonally

Vegetables and fruits

It might seem like a dream come true to be able to eat all kinds of wonderful, exotic foods whenever the fancy takes you. These days, we are used to simply popping down to our local supermarket in order to pick up whatever our heart desires, and thinking no more about it. However, this way of living comes at a price, and not just in cash. (more…)

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A Vegan or a Vegetarian Diet – Part 2

Nutrition Research has proven that both vegan and vegetarian diets are typically low in cholesterol and saturated fat. They also tend to include a high amount of healthy plant compounds, fibre, vitamins, and minerals. Further, they contain high amounts of foods that are dense in nutrients. These could include fruits vegetables, seeds, nuts, soy products, and grains. Vegan and vegetarian diets that are poor planned, however, may result in an insufficient intake of certain nutrients, particularly vitamin D, zinc, calcium,...

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A Vegan or a Vegetarian Diet – Part 1

Vegetarian diets have apparently existed since 700 B.C. There are a number of different types and people may choose to adopt them for various reasons, such as religion, ethics, health, and, for course, for the environment. Vegan diets are more recent but have received a lot of coverage of late thanks to a more eco-friendly attitude brought on by increased awareness of climate change. Here, we’re going to take a look at how vegetarian and Vegan diets are similar and...

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The Case for Al Gore – Part 2

One argument that Al Gore has heard time and again is that mainstream advocates for climate change are not paying attention to the spiritual problems that drive mankind to ignore the world’s natural systems and to continually consume, expand, and pollute. The argument states that the mainstream is altering and profiting from a system that is unjust. The irony is that Gore knows that argument only too well: from his own perspective. His very first book, Art in the Balance,...

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The Case for Al Gore – Part 1

The era of President Donald J Trump has brought with it a feeling of unease. A large number of people now believe that America, democracy, and even is more at risk than it was just a few short years ago. Al Gore, on the other hand, still adheres to a relentless belief in democracy. And he's unlikely to be convinced otherwise. An easier Gore He may, at one time, have been something of a wooden politician. Perhaps he’s now fighting...

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