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April, 2016

 

Pepsi, Coke And Other Soda Companies Want You To Think ‘Real’ Sugar Is Good For You–It’s Not

Pepsi, Coke And Other Soda Companies Want You To Think ‘Real’ Sugar Is Good For You–It’s Not The crisp “pop” from a soda can signals the afternoon pick-me-up so many enjoy. And with the natural and real food craze showing no signs of slowing, soft drink companies are cashing in on beverages sweetened with “real” sugar. Does this mean non-cane sugars are fake? Hardly. A new player in the real sugar lineup, Pepsi’s “1893” is a hat tip to the cola’s origins as “Brad’s Drink” that year. Boasting “a boldRead More


All-Vegan Restaurant Chain,Veggie Grill, Plans Nationwide Expansion

All-Vegan Restaurant Chain,Veggie Grill, Plans Nationwide Expansion Plant-based restaurant chain, Veggie Grill, has been serving up delicious, healthy, and sustainable vegan food for the last ten years now. Launched in 2006, Veggie Grill prides itself in providing customers with inventive ways to include whole foods and fresh vegetables in their diets – and people are gobbling it up by the bowl. Considering 70-80 percent of Veggie Grill’s clientele are not even vegan, let alone vegetarian, Veggie Grill appeals to more than a just niche market. Recent studies have shown thatRead More


Denmark Is Eyeing a Tax on Red Meat to Fight Climate Change

Denmark Is Eyeing a Tax on Red Meat to Fight Climate Change Denmark is a trailblazer when it comes to environmental issues like sustainability, and we know they know a thing or two about food, too. Sometimes those two stars align, like when Copenhagen’s perpetual darling noma adopted a zero-waste policy, or when a Copenhagen charity opened a supermarket that only sells dented or expired food. Well, the coastal nation of beautiful socialists is at it again in an effort that will make the rest of us look like selfishRead More


Medical Marijuana Legalized on Entire Continent of Australia

Medical Marijuana Legalized on Entire Continent of Australia Australia’s population is roughly 23 million – while the US has approximately 318 million potential medical marijuana patients. All the same – lawmakers in the country have just legalized medical marijuana for the entire country, with a vote made by the Australian Parliament last Wednesday. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Senate lawmakers have officially put their seal of approval on amendments to the Narcotic Drugs Act, which, in turn, will engender the creation of an authority to oversee the licensing ofRead More


How to Use Google Maps Without An Internet Connection

How to Use Google Maps Without An Internet Connection Losing your Internet connection while traveling can be frustrating, especially when you’re relying on your phone to tell you where to go. Whether you’re stuck in a subway car underground or have lost your signal while driving in a remote rural area, we’ve all be there at least once. It’s a good idea to plan ahead for these types of situations by downloading maps for offline use in Google Maps. Once you’ve downloaded an area, you’ll be able to get directionsRead More