Ingrid Nelson, Amherst College The pandemic has either created too much free time or too little. Kitchen-table commutes and reduced social obligations expand mornings and weekends for some, while caretakers and gig […]
As the ills of factory farming become more pronounced, people are increasingly gravitating towards vegetarian or pescatarian diets. Besides producing a large percentage of our total greenhouse gas emissions, raising livestock uses […]
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And in 2018, an American Medical Association review analyzed information from 500,000 study volunteers that revealed “coffee drinkers were found to be about 10 percent to 15 percent less likely to die than non-coffee drinkers during a decade of follow-up checks.”
Like other traditional remedies in continuous use for centuries, bee propolis hasn’t been studied enough because there’s little money to be made from patenting a cure that’s aided wellness since at least Hippocrates. That makes it mysterious, but the potential benefits of propolis are enormous.