One study showed that people who did nothing but add fresh fruits and veggies to their diets lost weight when compared with a control group of people who made no changes. The reason for this is that fresh fruits and veggies are filling, low in calories, and high in nutrients. One theory about cravings ties them to nutritional shortages. Eating your fruits and veggies can actually tame that sugar monkey you’re carrying around. Continue reading “PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF BODY WEIGHT”
One of the last things you would normally expect to find on an uninhabited island in the South Pacific is plastic, and yet the beaches of Henderson Island are riddled with nearly 40 million pieces of plastic, ranging from toothbrushes to shopping bags and bottles.
According to a recent report published in the in “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences” journal, Henderson Island currently has zero inhabitants and around 17 tonnes of plastic trash, with around 13,000 pieces washing up on its shores every single day. The tiny patch of land has been found by marine scientists to have the highest density of debris recorded anywhere in the world.
“What’s happened on Henderson Island shows there’s no escaping plastic pollution even in the Continue reading “This Uninhabited Tropical Island Has the World’s Highest Density of Plastic Pollution…”
Edificio Santalaia, a plant-covered building in the middle of Bogota, Colombia, is considered one of the most amazing urban gardens ever created. With over 33,000 Sq. feet of plants covering the building’s 11 stories (9 above ground and 2 underground), this is the world’s largest vertical garden.
The result of a collaboration between Spanish green designers Paisajismo Urbano and Colombian company Groncol, this stunning vertical garden was completed in December 2015, after eight months of planning, and another eight months of hard work. Today, it is often referred to as “the green heart of Bogota”, and acts both as an icon of sustainability, as well as a reminder of the important role that plants play in our daily lives.
The world’s largest vertical garden consists of 115,000 plants of 10 species and 5 different families, selected by Ignacio Solano, head of Continue reading “This Living Building in Bogota Is the World’s Largest Vertical Garden..”
Today: Fashion has become an art, a way of life, a way of expressing ones self. Who doesn’t pay attention to fashion these days? Whether designer, model, photographer, apparel manufacturer, clothing retailer, boutique owner or just consumer of these precious items, we can’t turn our back to the fact that everything is touched by fashion. Hippies dress a certain way, rockers – another way, gangsters – a third… yuppies, stars, policemen, athletes, prisoners, animals (yes, animals too) – everyone dresses with a style which gives Continue reading “FASHION NOWADAYS!”