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My Vegetarian Week

As an experiment, I decided to not eat meat for a week to see how my body would react. My family eats it for dinner roughly five nights a week. My body is used to having meat either with my lunch or dinner every day. I didn’t realize how difficult this would be, but was up for the challenge.    Image Credit: Fooducate Throughout the week my family made various types of meat for dinner, so I had to eat something different from them. I would either eat romaine lettuce with ranch dressing or any vegetables and starches that were made for dinner that night. Every morning for breakfast I would eat scrambled eggs and peanut butter with bananas on...

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Tips to Live a Greener Lifestyle-- Easy Peasy

Looking to go green? Image Credit: There are many small changes you can make to lead a greener lifestyle. One of the most obvious and easiest things you can do is…recycle! Growing up, we are constantly told to recycle; remember the saying reduce, reuse, recycle? Recycling helps to reduce pollution caused by waste by the chemicals and greenhouse gasses that are released from garbage in landfills. Conserving energy in your home is another easy way to live a greener lifestyle. This includes: unplugging appliances when they are not being used, washing your clothes in cold water instead of hot, using energy efficient light bulbs such as compact fluorescent lamps, and turning lights off when leaving rooms. You would be surprised...

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