Role of parents in keeping their teens from drugs


The role of parents is crucial in shaping their children’s character and lifestyle amid the threats of drug abuse. Who is still familiar with Pimp C? To recall, Pimp C was the rapper, singer, and producer, who died of drug overdose involving DXM in December 2007. He was quite vocal about the use of “Sizzurp”, …

Health benefits of spirulina


Spirulina is a dietary supplement now popularly known as a “super food” because of its massive nutrient content. Scientifically, spirulina is a simple one-celled blue-green microalga that flourishes in warm alkaline fresh water. It is not a medicine, but since 1970, it has become increasingly popular that experts continually analyzed it chemically for its excellent …

What you need to know about smog

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Smog is a serious problem that poses risk to human health and the environment. It also causes property damage. Urban populace continuously deals with it day by day. Learn about its facts and how to minimize the effects of smog. Smog is a term coined from the words smoke and fog. It was first used …

Environmentally friendly alternative materials to plastic


It’s high time that we should seriously consider using alternative materials to plastic to improve our quality of life and a healthier environment. Anywhere you look, you see plastic – from feeding bottles to grocery goods container to food storage to credit cards.  It is indeed ubiquitous.   Because plastics are lightweight, easy to carry, …

Why is the pineapple called a super food?

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When it comes to superfood, think of pineapple! It's loaded with tons of health benefits including an immune system booster. That's what makes the fresh pineapple fruit a super superfood! I emphasize on ‘fresh’ because the facts don’t necessarily apply to the canned pineapples.  Scientifically known as Ananas comosus, pineapples are tropical plants. They commonly …