Health

3 Ways to Make Your Own Granola

3 Ways to Make Your Own Granola

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Munching on granola is no longer a hobby just for hippies or those watching out for the environment. Instead, it’s a practice and treat accepted by business workers, soccer moms, and those with an interest in their health. Crunching on this snack boosts your intake of fiber (which is known to […]

What 200 calories looks like in various foods

What 200 calories looks like in various foods

Some foods have significantly more Calories than others but what does the difference actually look like. Each of the photographs below represents 200 Calories of the particular type of food; the images are sorted from low to high calorie density. When you consider that an entire plate of broccoli contains the same number of Calories […]

Vermont Victory: Senate Passes GMO-Labeling Law!

Vermont Victory: Senate Passes GMO-Labeling Law!

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Mid-April, the Organic Consumers Association released big news: By a vote of 28-2, the Vermont state Senate passed H.112, a bill that requires mandatory labeling of foods sold in Vermont that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The passed bill will also make it illegal to call any food product containing […]

MRI Shows Cancer Cells Thrive on Processed Sugar

MRI Shows Cancer Cells Thrive on Processed Sugar

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Want to improve your health? Change your diet! This message is slowly permeating mainstream society, but has yet to convince fast-food lovers and sugary-treat fanatics. Largely unaware of food consequences, many still dive into high-fat, high-sugar food options without a second thought; but a recent study affirming that Cancer cells […]

If you think your old TV is recycled somewhere in a hi-tech building, think again!

If you think your old TV is recycled somewhere in a hi-tech building, think again!

So what exactly happens to all the e-waste generated the world creates?  This recreation area and wetland in Accra (Ghana) has turned into one of the biggest e-waste dumping sites in the world and all the toxic end up in the Atlantic Ocean. Traders from across Europe, the U.S., China and India have therefore reportedly […]

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