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8 Glasses of Water a Day: Myth or Fact?

We've all heard we that we are supposed to drink 8 glasses of water a day but there is no scientific research to back this and some health professionals think this requirement is "nonsense." …

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5 Ways to Help the Mighty Colorado River

From the Rocky Mountains to the Gulf of California, the Colorado River flows through some of the world’s most majestic landscapes. Spanning seven U.S. states and two in Mexico, she supplies drinkin…

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Almond Milk Isn’t As Great As You Think

With the almond milk industry skyrocketing, it seems as though more and more people have made almonds their non-dairy, plant-based milk of choice. It’s quite understandable. Almond milk has a terrific…

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Need A Natural Energy Boost? Here Are 7 Food Strategies

Food is fuel for our bodies, and our bodies reflect what we put into them. By learning how to eat in ways that boost energy and combat fatigue, you can do a lot to optimize your mental and physical pe…

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5 Things You Should Know About Your Drinking Water

"More than 99 percent of your body's molecules are water molecules, so water matters," says Gerald Pollack, Ph.D., water researcher and author of The Fourth Phase of Water: Beyond Solid, Liquid and Va…

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3 Houseplants for Water Conservationists

Water conservation isn’t just a concern for outdoor gardeners. If you want to do your part in conserving water, but don’t have a garden, you can elect to grow houseplants that don’t need as frequen…

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8 Common Myths About Dehydration

Water plays an integral role in nearly every biological process in the body. Everything from controlling the body's thermostat to regulating blood pressure to taking out the trash relies on water to g…

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13 Clever Camping Hacks to Make the Outdoors More Fun

Camping is a fun way to step out of social media and get back in touch with the Great Outdoors. Unfortunately, some equate camping with incredibly heavy packs, hoards of bloodthirsty mosquitos, and di…

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You Can Now Eat Your Water Bottle for the Planet

Plastic water bottle waste is certainly a pressing environmental issue, even with people using reusable bottles. A team of inventors from London think they may have a solution to that problem. Know…

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Help the Bees With This DIY Bee Water Garden!

Help save our bee population with this easy DIY project! Last year, massive bee deaths were reported widely even in the mainstream news. While there are many causes of the deaths, we need to do all…

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