Category: Natural Living

4 Healthy Benefits of Organic Gardening

By Mackenzie Kupfer Organic gardening has become a staple in my lifestyle. The benefits of embracing organic gardening range from the health of the body, to the mind, to the ecosystem. Here are a couple of ways it’s benefited me and ways it could benefit you, too. Avoiding Chemicals There are harsh chemicals in most commercial…

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Scientists Reverse Engineer Plants to Make Hydrogen Fuel From Sunlight

“In coupling the absorption of visible light with the production of hydrogen in one material, we can generate a fuel simply by illuminating our photocathode — No external electrochemical forward biasing is required.” Natural Blaze In the search for clean, green sustainable energy sources to meet human needs for generations to come, perhaps no technology…

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Breakthrough Leads to More Efficient Fuel from Biomass

Biomass fuel refining breakthrough leads to potential to displace 30% or more of total US petroleum production. A fungus and E. coli bacteria have joined forces to turn tough, waste plant material into isobutanol, a biofuel that matches gasoline’s properties better than ethanol. University of Michigan research team members said the principle also could be…

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Sea Buckthorn and Bilberries Improve Metabolic and Heart Health

By Mae Chan A new study from Finland appearing in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that daily consumption of sea buckthorn berries, its extracts, or bilberries may boost the overall metabolic profiles of women. Using a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) metabolomics, researchers from the University of Turku, the University of Oulu, and Aromtech…

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Baking Soda – All The Ways You Can Use It To CLEAN Cheaply, Safely & Effectively

 By Erin Schumacher If you haven’t already learned the numerous ways to use baking soda to effectively and cheaply clean your home then it is about time! Baking soda, also called bicarbonate of soda or sodium bicarbonate raises cakes and calms heartburn. It also fulfills a number of cleaning applications. Although it’s mild enough to…

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