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Day: March 14, 2023

OMEGA-3 FOODS MAKE YOU LIVE LONGER

Omega-3 (present in foods like fatty fish, flaxseeds, chia seeds and walnuts) is crucial to health. A 2021 study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that having higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids in the blood improves longevity. “In Japan, where the mean Omega-3 Index is greater than 8%, the expected life span is around 5 years longer than it is in the United States, where...
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Proposed heavier punishment is good, but more is still needed to stop polluters

As far back as 2019, the Consumer’s Association of Penang (CAP) has been calling on the government to amend the law to ensure that culprits who pollute our water sources be punished in the harshest ways possible. As such we commend the decision and efforts by the Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change Ministry to get the Water Industry Act 2006 amended to include a heavier...
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HEALTH BENEFITS OF WALKING BAREFOOT OUTSIDE

Earthing or grounding – the act of walking barefoot on the earth whether it be sand, dirt or grass – is good for health. Having direct skin contact with the earth (with your body – feet, legs, hands, etc) creates an electrical connection to the ground. This is said to produce a healing effect down to the cellular level. Research shows grounding may play a profoundly beneficial role in...
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New Global Research Released on HOW TO PROTECT AND EMPOWER ENERGY CONSUMERS

The supply and use of energy produces around three-quarters of global greenhouse gas emissions today and holds the key to averting the worst effects of climate change. Limiting global warming to less than 2°C or 1.5°C will require global emissions to be reduced by 30% or 45%, respectively by 2030. This will require an urgent and fundamental transformation of energy systems at a global scale,...
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