Author Archives: Alanna Ketler

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This Video Will Change The Way You Look At Privilege

What is privilege? Do you feel privileged in your life? Were you raised in a privileged family and able to attend a decent school? Do you recognize whether you are privileged or not? To some this term can simply mean being raised in a Westernized country and having immediate access to running water and food. […]
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The Health Benefits Of Guava & Guava Leaves

Guavas, also commonly called amrood, are seasonal tropical fruits which come from Mexico and Central, Tropical, and South America. They have a very distinct flavor and smell, and are generally either green, yellow, or pink, depending on the variety. Best eaten when ripe, they can be very bitter or very sweet, though their taste does depend on which colour […]
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It’s Not Just Dogs That Can Detect Human Cancer

Over the years, countless dog owners have shared stories about their dogs saving their lives. Perhaps the most common feat shared is that of dogs who are able to sniff out cancer and tumours and then alert their owners in some obvious way. It has been said that cancerous cells and tumors produce chemicals and aromatic compounds […]
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Science Sheds Light On What Happens To Your Brain During A Breakup

This is really interesting. Have you ever noticed that after a breakup its like all bad memories of your ex significant other have been completely erased, and all you can remember is the good moments and times you’ve shared? A breakup takes you right back to the beginning of the relationship when things were still cute, fresh, […]
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The Top 5 Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate

Almost everybody likes chocolate. It is usually thought of as a sinful decadence, something we eat when we are choosing to indulge. Chocolate is also synonymous with happiness; do you ever notice people who are eating chocolate always seem happy to be doing so? There’s a good reason for that! Chocolate has been shown to […]
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Recipe: Vegan Baked Almond Feta

I know for many people, including myself, cheese is a big deal. One of the most common things I hear from people while talking about diet is, “I could be a vegetarian, but never a vegan because I could never give up cheese.” I can completely relate to that statement, as there is something wonderfully […]