Tag: Sustainability

Troubling Health Trends Holding Back Progress on Life Expectancy

People born today will live for 68 years on average, 20 years longer than those born in 1950. By the mid-twentieth century, industrial countries had already made major strides in extending lifespans with improvements in sanitation, nutrition, and public health. After World War II, rapid gains in life expectancy in developing countries began to narrow the gap between these nations and industrial countries. Although average life expectancy worldwide continues to increase, gains have come more slowly in the last few decades. Worryingly, life expectancy has actually declined in some developing countries, while a few industrial countries have stalled or made slow progress on this important indicator of human health and well-being.

Top 10 Tips For a Zero Waste Home

Do you think you can reduce your annual trash to squeeze inside a single quart size jar? Well, Bea Johnson and her family did, and so can you. You probably [ … ]

Is Krill Oil Your New Best Source for Omega-3s?

What’s that smell?  Another slightly fishy health fad, of course!  Krill oil capsules are becoming a popular alternative to fish oil, but questions remain: are they really better?  And is [ … ]