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Houseplants for cleaner air

Houseplants can help clean the air in your homes as well as add some wonderful nature to your living space. Synthetic materials in your homes, such as carpeting, paint, adhesives, fabrics and wallpaper, give off fumes. As plants constantly take in air through the leaves, they act as natural air filters. All types of chemicals and compounds then move through the plant and exit through the roots. Bacteria and other microbes in the soil then digest or otherwise break these toxins down. With indoor air pollution such a common problem in today's world, even in the cleanest homes and offices, numerous synthetic toxins can be released from paints, carpeting, furniture, and even cleaning products. These can actually pose a great threat to our family's health. More...

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Home remedies for common cold

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Home remedies for common cold are cures made or created at home from natural ingredients such as fruits, vegetables and herbs. Home remedies for common colds are very sought after as they are equally if not more effective than medication. More...

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The Home and Living section shows that creating a sustainable lifestyle for yourself is easier than you think. If you want to live in a green home, want to lessen the environmental impact of your home and daily life, want to breathe easier, this is the place to start. It offers you information that helps you make informed choices.

This is also an ideal platform for sharing ideas and information on improving the environmental sustainability of every aspect of our lives, including homes, cars, and everything in between. The articles in this section provide information on the specific products, technologies and lifestyle practices that can be employed to lower our carbon impact and overall impact on the planet.


Nutritive foods in vegetarian diet

  • Those following a vegetarian diet need to be aware of the nutrients they are missing from the foods by not consuming non vegetarian diets.
  • They need to learn how to balance their meals without animal based foods.
  • When choosing vegetarian eating, it is important to be aware that there are special nutritional needs at different stages of life.
  • The more restrictive a diet is, the more difficult it is to get all the nutrients your body needs. A vegan diet, for example, eliminates food sources of vitamin B-12, as well as milk products, which are a good source of calcium. More...


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