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This Farm In A Box Can Grow As Much Lettuce As An Acre Of Land

Who needs a green thumb when you have the CropBox, which grows your plants automatically, and can be adjusted with a smartphone.<p>For any would-be farmers who aren’t quite ready to move to the country and commit to years of back-breaking labor, here’s another option: Now you can rent a farm in a …

Aquaponics

Do these countries hold the secret to a long and healthy life?

<b>(CNN) —</b> People are living longer than ever before. Today, the majority worldwide can safely see themselves living into their sixties, according to the World Health Organization.<p>The country where people live longest -- measured as life expectancy at age 60 -- is Japan.<p>Coming a close second are a …

Holistic Medicine

Slide show: The Mediterranean diet

Previous Next 1 of 6 The Mediterranean diet<p>People who follow the Mediterranean diet have a longer life expectancy and lower rates of chronic diseases …

Nutrition

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Are Incredibly Vague, Thanks to Food Lobbyists

Put that <i>New York Times</i> best-seller currently waiting atop your nightstand aside, because the U.S. government's got some riveting new reading for you: a brand-new set of dietary guidelines, which are only issued once every five years.<p>As Vox explains, "The guidelines are used by doctors and …