THE HEALTH OF VEGANS

When, in 1944, a small group of vegetarians became aware of the animal suffering inseparable from the dairy industry and decided to cut all animal products from their diet, their fellow vegetarians did not approve! They feared that deterioration in health would follow and bring disrepute on the whole vegetarian movement. Their fears proved groundless

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14 Ways Your Cat Improves Your Health

Do yourself a favor: rev up your cat’s purr motor. You will both feel great.

It is already well-established fact that having cats or dogs (or bunnies, etc.) in the family is good for your health. Even the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) acknowledges it. Many studies have found a variety of health benefits we derive from petting and interacting with companion animals.

But purring in particular? A new study has discovered that purrs aren’t just adorable, they are also therapeutic.

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5 Health Benefits of House Plants

5 Health Benefits of House Plants

Houseplants have been going in and out of vogue ever since the early Greeks and Romans starting bringing their plants in from the outdoors. The Victorians loved their potted palms and the 70s wouldn’t have been the same without ferns and spider plants … everywhere. Current style dictates a lighter hand with the green things – sculptural stems and succulents rule the roost – but the truth is this: Houseplants should transcend trends. The benefits they confer should make us consider them a necessity rather than an object of décor, because honestly, good health should never be out of style. If you need convincing, here are some of the ways that bringing plants inside helps us out.

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