Health

10 Foods Available in the US that are Banned Elsewhere

10 Foods Available in the US that are Banned Elsewhere

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. As complementary and holistic healing modalities rise in popularity, consumers are becoming more vigilant about what they consume. This means that the $37 billion processed food industry is finally dealing with scrutiny from the FDA and concerned citizens regarding the ingredients and sourcing of many food items. With this increase […]

Elderly Vegan Couple Ran a Marathon Every Day of 2013

Elderly Vegan Couple Ran a Marathon Every Day of 2013

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Did “run a marathon” make it on your 2014 resolution list? For many people, the idea of racing 26.2 miles is a daunting task which requires weeks of preparation and commitment. For a middle-aged couple in Australia, this was an every day occasion in 2013. Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, and Alan […]

This Shows Exactly How Much McDonald’s Costs

This Shows Exactly How Much McDonald’s Costs

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. McDonalds is one of the largest fast food franchises in the world, the average distance from any one point (in the US) being about 115 miles away. While the price tag on any menu option or meal is relatively cheap, its food has lately become recognized as less-than-optimal for many […]

Smoking in the Car With Children is Now Illegal

Smoking in the Car With Children is Now Illegal

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. For some time, the dangers of smoking and the surprisingly worse second-hand effects have been realized. However, statistics have not yet stopped many respectable parents, friends, and family members from lighting up around small children. The toxic effect is invisible in the present, therefore inhalation concerns are easily dismissed by […]

10 Natural Aids to Cure a Hangover

10 Natural Aids to Cure a Hangover

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. 2013 was a year of monumental change and liberating opportunity. Now, to bring in the new year, the time for celebration with companions all over the world has come. Parties will rage throughout the night with abounding drink, and fireworks will light up the darkened sky as the clock counts […]

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