Nixon has put together a practical guide to address questions like these and to help with the many other challenges that come with a plant-based or vegan diet. Whether you're already living the Happy Herbivore lifestyle or simply thinking of switching to a plant-based way of life, The Happy Herbivore Guide to Plant-Based Living is for you.
"great intro for newbies"
Terence McKenna hypothesizes that as the North African jungles receded, giving way to savannas and grasslands near the end of the most recent ice age, a branch of our arboreal primate ancestors left the forest canopy and began living in the open areas beyond. There they experimented with new varieties of foods as they adapted, physically and mentally, to the environment. Among the new foods found in this environment were psilocybin-containing mushrooms.
"A paradigm shifting experience"
Plants form a fundamental element of the biosphere, and the evolution of plants has directly affected the evolution of animal life and the evolution of the Earth's climate. Plants have also become essential to humans not only in the form of cereal crops, fruit, and vegetables, but in their many other uses in wood and paper, and in providing medicines. In this Very Short Introduction, Timothy Walker, Director of the Botanical Gardens in Oxford, provides a concise account of the nature of plants, their variety and classification, their evolution, and their aesthetic and practical value, stressing the need for their conservation for future generations.
If you want to lose weight, if you want to be fitter and stronger than ever before, The 22-Day Revolution is your solution. Founded on the principle that it takes 21 days to make or break a habit, The 22-Day Revolution is an accessible plan for anyone seeking to lose weight, to reverse serious health concerns, or seeking a healthier lifestyle.
Beware! The sordid lives of plants behaving badly. A tree that sheds poison daggers; a glistening red seed that stops the heart; a shrub that causes paralysis; a vine that strangles; and a leaf that triggered a war. Amy Stewart, best-selling author of Flower Confidential, takes on over two hundred of Mother Nature's most appalling creations in an A to Z of plants that kill, maim, intoxicate, and otherwise offend.
"For the Casual Nerd"
Whether you are an elite athlete, a weekend warrior, or a non-athlete wanting to live healthily, The Athlete's Simple Guide to a Plant-Based Lifestyle will teach you how to maximize your genetic potential for athletic performance, health, and longevity.
In her wise and elegant new audiobook, Jane Goodall blends her experience in nature with her enthusiasm for botany to give listeners a deeper understanding of the world around us. Long before her work with chimpanzees, Goodall's passion for the natural world sprouted in the backyard of her childhood home in England, where she climbed her beech tree and made elderberry wine with her grandmother. The garden her family began then, she continues to enjoy today. Seeds of Hope takes us from England to Goodall's home-away-from-home in Africa.
"Amazing Content Ruined By Ideological Junk Science"
Tens of thousands of people have put down their knives in favor of a vegan or vegetarian diet for weight loss or to control blood pressure and cholesterol. Many people got exactly what they were looking for, along with a few surprises, such as loss of bone density and dental issues. Mielle Chenier-Cowan Rose has experienced much the same in her journey as a vegan chef raising her child vegan.
"Great mix of recipes and food philosophy"
Every great drink starts with a plant. Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley. Gin was born from a conifer shrub when medieval physicians boiled juniper berries with wine to treat stomach pain. The Drunken Botanist uncovers the surprising botanical history and fascinating science and chemistry of over 150 plants, flowers, trees, and fruits (and even a few fungi).
"No more cheap tequila!"
Learn about the health benefits that using essential oils can provide you and your family. By making own from the raw plants and herbs nearby, you can save money, and ensure that your oils are fresh. Discover unique recipes and blends to address a variety of health concerns naturally.
Wild plants are not only beautiful, but they can also be an affordable and sustainable way to add flavor and nutrition to your diet. Edible Wild Plants for Beginners provides you with the essential information and guidance to begin foraging for edible wild plants and including them in your diet. Edible Wild Plants for Beginners provides profiles of common edible wild plants and includes information on dangerous look-alikes, the best time to harvest, where to find each type of wild plant, and how to cultivate your own garden.
Why is ancient medicine the best medicine? Simply because it's been around for so long. Most drugs that your doctor will prescribe are produced in a lab and sold by large drug companies. Of course, these drugs have their place and do save some a lot of people from death or chronic illness. However, what is concerning is that so many ailments can be healed and so many symptoms can be eased by merely checking out what is already in your spice cabinet.
From Darjeeling to Lapsang Souchon, from India to Japan-a fresh, concise, world-encompassing exploration of the way tea has shaped politics, culture, and the environment throughout history. From the fourth century BC in China, where it was used as an aid in Buddhist meditation, to the Boston Tea Party in 1773, to its present-day role as the most consumed substance on the planet, the humble Camellia plant has had profound effects on civilization.
How much better would your life be if you had an army of Nobel Laureates, MacArthur ‘geniuses’ and National Medal of Science winners whispering tips in your ear about your body language, or how to resist that impulse purchase you’ll regret tomorrow, or when to sell your car - or even helping you trick your spouse into doing the dishes?
"Sort of scattered"
Unlock the power of Kratom! Are you ready to find out all about Kratom and how you can use it to get ahead of the curve? You've come to the right place.
Kratom is powerful, I've personally used Kratom for several years and the immense benefits this magical herb can offer you are HUGE. Best of all, Kratom is legal! Chances are you've heard a bit about Kratom as it is starting to gain popularity and traction in the media... get the complete lowdown in this book and begin to harness the power of Kratom to increase the quality of your life.
Herbal medicine is a lot cheaper than conventional medicine. It also has fewer side effects compared to drugs sold in the market. Herbs are also highly versatile. You can use their oil extracts in aromatherapy or apply these topically onto skin. They can also be made into various products like anti-acne and anti-wrinkle creams. Harnessing the power of herbs is very empowering. It gives you the ability to prevent or control unwanted symptoms.
Before there even was modern era medications and its pharmacopoeia of artificial medications, there were medicinal plants. Prehistoric civilizations have widely used them for the strategic treatment of common illnesses as well as life-threatening ailments. More recently, the information about medicinal plants was handed over from one generation to the next.
There is endless wisdom in the medicinal practices of ancient civilizations. People who didn't have the opportunity to rely on modern technology were not capable of the same chances at longevity and health that we are in modern times. However, it is important to remember that the drugs we are using now are still in their infancy, and may come with more problems than solutions in some cases.
For years, I lived in a small apartment without access to land to grow my own food. Everything I ate was purchased at the store - sometimes from questionable sources and often treated with harmful chemicals to increase shelf life. That was, of course, until I learned how to maximize the space all around me. That is to say, the indoor space inside my very own apartment. But growing food indoors isn't just for apartment dwellers.