Caffeine and aspirin — the two major drugs that we consume carelessly

https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/books/2020/02/13/caffeine-explained-michael-pollan-audible-audiobook/4746432002/ 5 things we learned about caffeine from Michael Pollan’s new Audible audiobook Chances are you’re a drug addict. It’s OK – most of us are. In fact, about 90% of people in the U.S. ingest your likely drug of choice. That drug, of course, is caffeine, the world’s most popular, most socially accepted psychoactive … Continue reading Caffeine and aspirin — the two major drugs that we consume carelessly

Easy tricks for keeping avocados fresh

Several easy tips for keeping avocados on hand all the time without worrying about their becoming too ripe. https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/mums-awesome-trick-keep-your-21441423 Mum's 'awesome' trick will keep your avocados fresh and stop them going brown A mum who was fed up of her avocados going off found a genius solution to keep them ripe for up to a … Continue reading Easy tricks for keeping avocados fresh

How to easily produce substitutes for dairy or almond milk

Don’t have a cow: the simple, sustainable guide to making your own oat milk Non-dairy milks have never been more popular. Here’s how to make them from oats, nuts and seeds – saving money as well as the planet Tom Hunt Fri 31 Jan 2020 07.41 EST Last modified on Fri 31 Jan 2020 08.05 EST Photograph: … Continue reading How to easily produce substitutes for dairy or almond milk

If dairy milk and almond milk are bad options, what are good substitutes?

If almond milk is deadly for its water consumption and effect on honeybees and dairy milk has well-known drawbacks, what alternatives are good choices? There are lots of articles telling us what's bad. This is the first I've seen that highlights good alternatives. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jan/28/what-plant-milk-should-i-drink-almond-killing-bees-aoe? Almonds are out. Dairy is a disaster. So what milk should … Continue reading If dairy milk and almond milk are bad options, what are good substitutes?

More Refillable Bottles, Less Ocean Plastic

The sentence that leaped out to me here is that substitution of only 10% of the virgin plastic bottles with refillable glass would reduce the plastic waste by over 20%. This is something we should be pushing for now More Refillable Bottles, Less Ocean Plastic - Our Daily Planet — Read on http://www.ourdailyplanet.com/story/more-refillable-bottles-less-ocean-plastic/