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Why Cruelty-Free Skincare is the Future?

The one way to ensure you are doing your part for animals is to support cruelty-free products for your skin. With the evolution of technology and rising awareness for conscious living, there are ample options available with respect to the ingredients you use and testing their efficacy in the labs. Thankfully, we consumers have complete […]

4 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Plant-Based Protein

There’s no denying that of the three macronutrients—fat, carbs, and protein, protein is currently the one that receives the most attention. This nutrient is popular for good reasons. It helps you grow muscle and repair tissue after working out, maintains fluid balance, strengthens your immune system, produces hormones and enzymes, and more. In recent years, […]

Is Watermelon a Fruit or a Vegetable?

Watermelons first appeared about 5,000 years ago in South Africa, and there are still many wild varieties, from sweet to bland and bitter. They spread out and were cultivated by the year 2000 BC and became a common food in ancient Egypt. The hieroglyphs on buildings from that time telling stories of watermelons are one […]

Do Plants Favour Relatives?

How Root Exudates Play a Major Role in Plant Survival One of the most interesting things about nature is the study of how plants have evolved defence mechanisms to contend with a harsh and unforgiving environment. Like all living things, plants must constantly defend themselves against predators, parasites, harmful bacteria, and other threats. They have […]

Are You As Lazy As The Sloth?

Interesting Life of Sloths Sloths see the world in a different way than we do. They have been slowing down their survival strategy in any way. But there’s a lot more to these snoozing tree-dwellers than meets the eye! So, in this article, we’ll take a break from our own hectic lives to investigate what […]

Is It A Leaf Or An Insect?

What if leaves can walk? When you look at a leaf during this season that seems to walk and nibble at other leaves, you might find a small face and pointy legs. When a giant Malaysian leaf insect is nibbling on the leaves of a guava or mango tree, you’ll have to look closely. These […]

Mushrooms with Medicinal Values

Though some may dismiss medicinal food, medical researchers have demonstrated how prescribed diets can be used to reduce health risks. Mushrooms are one such functional food. There are currently 38,000 medicinal mushroom species that have been discovered and classified. Certain fungi and their extracts have even been shown to have anti-cancer properties due to their […]

How Plants Use Resin to Protect Themselves from Injury

It is truly wonderful how all living beings have evolved to protect themselves from threats. Even plants have evolved to come up with superb defence strategies that keep them properly safe and protected from a wide variety of serious threats. Resin is an organic compound that is generally produced by specific trees in response to […]

Countries With Plants on Their Flags

When I was a kid, I had a hobby of collecting flags from different countries. Though many things have changed, still, some children have this hobby. We collect them and keep them as our memory. But did you notice how it is created, why every flag has unique elements in it, etc.? Probably not! Recently, […]