Category: Health & Wellness

Texas school triples playground time in an effort to solve ADHD

Proving once again that medication is not the answer to getting inattentive kids to perform well in school, four Fort Worth area public schools are finding success with the LiiNK program. This revolutionary approach to schooling and counteracting ADHD is based on the idea that offering kids more unstructured play can help them focus and perform better in the classroom.

NYC public schools dump Kellogg’s “junk” cereals, replace with organic brand

As healthy eating habits continue to take the country by storm, the New York City public school system has recently made waves by replacing some of their Kellogg’s brand cereals with a healthier alternative. Back to the Roots brand cereal, which is created by a small company from California, will be taking Kellogg’s place on school breakfast trays around the city.

Common food additive linked to colon cancer and intestinal inflammation

They’re a staple ingredient in many processed foods, helping to maintain a food product’s texture and consistency while extending its shelf life. But chemical emulsifiers like polysorbate 80 and carboxymethylcellulose appear to be major driving factors in what many experts now admit are escalating rates of gastrointestinal disease and bowel cancer all around the world, a shocking new study has found.

VEGAN LEATHER WALLETS MADE FROM BANANA TREES

When it comes to animal welfare, vegan leather is a big win, but its environmental impact has been heavily questioned, with many wondering which is worse for the planet — real or faux leather. Though every manufactured product comes with an environmental cost, there are many aspects involved in every phase of the production of both leather and faux leather that must be considered.