Veganism seems to be the “in thing” in recent years. The idea of saving the environment is an appealing one that many share. However, is it really the best for the environment and the world as a whole for every single person to go vegan? We have the answers to your most common vegan questions — even the weird ones!
Carbon Footprint Will Increase
People want to save the world, and one of the ways to do it is by decreasing their carbon footprint. As you know, this can be done by walking instead of driving, using solar panels instead of coal, etc. But vehicles and fuel are not the only reason for increased carbon emission — creatures that inhabit the Earth are responsible for it too.
In simple terms, vegans do not eat meat (or any product from an animal), …
That’s the question recently tackled in a video that has garnered more than 3 million views in less than two weeks.
As for the doomsday scenario, the makers of the video used information and various animations from National Geographic and the History channel television series “Life After People” to put together a riveting summary of what supposedly would happen to Earth when humanity vanishes.
Here are some of the highlights… or lowlights, depending on your perspective.
1. Just a few hours after humans disappear, lights around the world will shut down.
Sugar is found in lots of foods but actually isn’t good for us. It’s fine to be treating yourself in moderation, but have you ever wondered what would happen to your body if you stopped eating sugar altogether?
There’s a reason why sugar is hard to shake: for one, it’s delicious, but sugar also causes the opioid receptors in your brain to activate, which triggers your neurological rewards system to flare up. In other words, sugar makes you feel good emotionally, despite the negative side effects excess consumption can lead to, like headaches, energy crashes, and even hormonal imbalances, according to Healthline.
However, it is important to note that processed sugars are different than the natural sugars found in fruit, honey, and unsweetened milk. Refined sugars, otherwise known as sucrose, are highly processed from sugar cane and sugar beets, certified nutritional health counselor Sara Siskind told us. They’re high in …
There are a few great reasons condoms are such a nightstand staple. They’re our best protection from STDs. They’re ready to use at a moment’s notice. And they don’t involve a trip to the doctor. But after dating for a while, many couples reach a point when their love for condoms starts to wane. “At some point, as people become secure in their relationship, many want to switch to another type of birth control and stop using condoms,” says John Green, social media director for The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. “And we know that many people are ill-prepared for that moment.”
Are you and your partner considering ditching the condoms? Here are some things to consider before entering the storm without your “rain jacket
Understand That Most STIs Are Not Visible
STIs are extremely common — half of adults will get at least one STI …