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‘Vegan For Everybody: Foolproof Plant-Based Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & In-Between’ (book review)

America’s Test Kitchen does not simply exchange vegan ingredients for non-vegan ones, but starts from scratch to figure out the best alternatives.

Smartphones have made parenting harder than ever

Giving a kid a phone “feels a little like trying to teach your kid how to use cocaine, but in a balanced way.”

Dental extractions are at an all-time high among British children

They’re eating far too much sugar.

How to shovel snow

The TreeHugger guide to snow shovelling will help you survive the winter.

6 awful things that happen to your body when you don’t get enough sleep

A UC Berkeley neuroscientist explains some of the surprisingly dramatic ways in which a lack of sleep affects the mind and body.

9 Zero Waste experts to follow on Instagram

Stay on track with your zero waste efforts by joining an inspiring community doing the same thing.

Grass-fed beef is threatened by nutritionally-deficient grass

“Since the mid-90s, levels of crude protein in the plants, which cattle need to grow, have dropped by nearly 20 percent.”

The beautiful benefits of imperfection

In the age of perfectionism, embracing your sloppy side can be a blessing.

7 beauty trends that have us excited for 2018

Could the mainstream beauty industry finally be embracing healthier, greener habits? It appears so.

These floral sculptures pay homage to the humble beauty of insects (Video)

Part art, part meditative process, these works are created with plant material harvested from the artist’s urban garden.