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Morning Mojo Coffee Alternative (Recipe)

If you've decided for any reason that you want to limit or eliminate coffee from your diet, this alternative may be for you. There's an endless debate about whether coffee is good or bad for your heal…

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5 Places to Sneak Hemp Into Your Diet

Hemp is on my list of top superfoods. Hemp is high in protein and healthy fats, and is very low in cholesterol and sodium. It is also a good source of zinc, and a very good source of magnesium. Hemp c…

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5 Surprising Health Benefits of Hemp

Hemp has always had trouble stepping out of the shadow of its dirty cousin marijuana. While it is closely related to whacky tobaccy, hemp has microscopic amounts of THC — the chemical in marijuana tha…

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Coffee & Beer? The 6 Weirdest Alternative Fuel Sources

A trip to the gas station is about the most boring task in the modern world. But making fuel is a strange and fantastic journey—for scientists and inventors trying to find sustainable alternatives to …

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4 Eco-Friendly Cotton Alternatives (Infographic)

Cotton fabric is common in many of our lives, occurring in everything from T-shirts to towels. Unfortunately, conventional cotton is also a notoriously "dirty" crop; even though only 2.5% of the world…

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Hemp Home Furnishings

By Linda Merrill, Networx Hemp is a strong fibrous plant that is grown predominantly in China, but also in many other parts of the world. Environmentally friendly, hemp requires few pesticides or…

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Tips for More Eco-Friendly Clothing

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy Finding "eco-friendly" clothing can be tough, especially trying to sort out which of the many "green" claims on labels hold up. For consumers looking to make g…

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Gluten-Free Tabouli

The bulgur in regular tabouli is cooked and made of wheat. This one's gluten-free, wheat-free and enzyme rich, of course. Tabouli 1 cup hempseed 1 cup chopped fresh parsley 1/4 cup chopped fre…

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10 Materials That Could Replace Wood One Day

By Steve Graham, Hometalk Whether framing a new addition, building a deck or making a piece of furniture, wood is often the go-to material. Lumber, plywood and other products made with sustai…

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Building with Hemp

By Steve Graham, Networx Hemp is an eco-friendly and durable alternative to plywood, drywall and other building materials. However, don’t expect to find hemp products alongside pine two-by-fours …

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