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Five simple Ways to Avoid Wasting Food
Domitille Farret d'Astiès
According to the USDA, an estimated 30-40% of the
U.S. food supply goes to waste each year. While
"stop wasting food" is easy to say it is sometimes
difficult to put into practice. Here are five simple
steps you can take to avoid wasting what's on our
101 Ways to Go Zero Waste
In 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste, Kellogg shares
tips along with DIY recipes for beauty and home;
advice for responsible consumption and making better
choices for home goods, fashion, and the office; and
even secrets for how to go waste free at the
airport. “It’s not about perfection,” she says.
“It’s about making better choices.” This is a
practical, friendly blueprint of realistic lifestyle
changes for anyone who wants to reduce their waste.
ISBN: 978-1682683316, 256 pages, $12.99 softcover,
published by Countryman Press
help for procrastinators
Ever wonder why you really procrastinate? Here's a
few reasons "why" with advice on overcoming some of
the barriers. Now, take a breath and
Leeches—unsung hospital hero
Leeches may be creepy, slimy, and ravenous, but they
are invaluable in today's post-surgical ward as
Bradley Allf for Atlas Obscura discovered. Here's
how they became the sump pumps of modern medicine.
Eat, Fast, Feast
Body While Feeding Your Soul
Jay W. Richards
The New York Times bestselling author and
senior fellow at the Discovery Institute, Jay W.
Richards, blends science and religion in this
thoughtful guide that teaches modern believers how
to use the leading wellness trend today—intermittent
fasting—as a means of spiritual awakening, adopting
the traditions our Christians ancestors practiced
for centuries into daily life. Richards provides a
40-day plan which combines a long-term “nutritional
ketosis” with spiritual disciplines. The plan can be
used any time of the year or be adapted to a
penitential season on the Christian calendar, such
as Advent or Lent.
ISBN: 978-0062905215, 352 pages, $14.95 softcover,
published by HarperOne
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