Seaweed is a type of algae and is believed to have existed in ocean waters for the past billion years—that’s right, over a billion years! They are primarily categorized into three distinctions: green, red, and brown algae. While the term “weeds” often makes us think of the unwanted plants we find overtaking our gardens, seaweed is in fact simpler and more primitive in structure than their dry land counterparts.
Although conceiving ghastly reputations, there is much more to be discovered when it comes to these mysterious ocean creatures. Not only are many jellyfish harmless, science has also proved that they are more beneficial to humans than we would have ever thought possible.
Yoga finds a new home on top of the water. Stand up paddle, or SUP, has been a rising star in the aquatic sports scene for years. Some use it as a cross-training tool, while others make a living on the sport with the pro tour. Stand up paddle has essentially become a platform for racing, surfing, channel crossings, environmental awareness, and recently, yoga.
For as long as women have been cooking, they’ve been whipping up their own skin care concoctions in the kitchen. With ingredients like fresh fruit from a nearby orchard or smashed tomatoes from a local farmers market, you can make skin care potions that smell good, feel good, and do good
What’s so great about salt? Salt is salt—right? Although we usually perceive the crystal-like substance as a food additive found on the dinner table, salt is in fact one of the greatest gifts provided by nature