From 4 Foods to Fight Depression, to How Gardens are Transforming American Schools, here is today’s harvest from the greenest and healthiest of the web:
4 Foods to Fight Depression
An estimated 1-in-10 Americans take antidepressants. That’s a shocking number of people relying on Big Pharma remedies for something that can be dealt with naturally. tudy after study has shown that by increasing physical activity, getting more sunshine, and changing your diet, you can alter your state of mind and beat depression without drugs.
What – You Still Think Salt Consumption Causes High Blood Pressure?
Pure, unrefined salt is actually a necessary and helpful dietary component. Refined commercial table salt, used excessively in processed foods, is processed with toxic chemicals and stripped of its inherent nutritional value. It has very little nutritional value, though even using table salt often won’t lead to high blood pressure.
Standing On Weekdays Burns Calories Equivalent To Running 10 Marathons A Year
We’ve already talked a lot about how sitting all day is killing us, but what you might not know is just how good simply standing for a few hours a day can be. A new study found remarkable health benefits of standing versus sitting. Although this was just a small, simple study, it’s another indication that getting up out of your chair is good for you, particularly if you want to lose or maintain weight.
19 Ways to Add Flavor for 10 Calories or Less
If you consider yourself a healthy eater, you’ve probably come to rely on a few nutritious standbys, like lean protein, steamed veggies and whole grains. But how many times a week can you have grilled chicken, steamed broccoli and brown rice for dinner before you’re banging you head against the wall?
The good news: There are plenty of ways to please your taste buds without adding a calorie bomb to your dish.
How Gardens are Transforming American Schools
The German term kindergarten translates to “child-garden.” It was coined in the early 19th century by education pioneer Friedrich Froebel, who thought of children as figurative flowers to be tended and nurtured. He also educated children in actual gardens, and believed that a connection to nature would help them develop their powers of observation.
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