5 Health Benefits of Eating Locally

It should come as no surprise that eating more fruits and vegetables has a plethora of benefits for society and the environment. It is thus no wonder that eating locally is a pet topic for many environmentalists. Local produce supports independent, small farmers, boost the local economy and wastes less energy on transport. For these reasons alone, we could all strive to eat local produce more often. Yet eating locally also comes with a number of health benefits that might just convince you to prepare your next meal with local fruit and vegetables.

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My favourite yoga channels on YouTube

Four years ago, I started my yoga practice. Quickly, I fell in love with the way yoga transformed my body and mind. The first two years I practiced exclusively at yoga studios. As a newbie, the structure and guidance offered in classes helped me develop into a confident practitioner. Later on, life became hectic and I could not find the time to go to classes anymore. So instead I started using yoga videos in the comfort of my own home. Although I now enjoy going to classes again, I still keep up my practice at home with yoga videos from YouTube. Over time I have tried quite a few online teachers and can confidently say that the 4 channels below have become my absolute favourites for an at-home yoga session.

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On sustainability and happiness

Sustainability is hot. Many brands are launching ‘sustainable product ranges’ and we seem increasingly willing to buy the eco-edition of our favourite item. We diligently recycle our waste and turn off the lights when we leave a room. The hippies under us might even say goodbye to meat and sell their cars in favour their shank’s pony. But how do we know when we are doing enough?

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