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Jade plant, scientifically known Crassula argentea has its origin in South Africa. It is one of the most popular houseplants cultivated across Europe and America over a hundred years. However, how it came to cultivation is still a question mark. According to the reports in 1786, a French naturalist in the Jardin du Roi in Paris stated that the plant came from Africa and has been “growing for a long time”. You might consider Jade plant as an ornamental indoor because of its succulent plant, fleshy leaves with attractive edges and cluster of star shaped flowers. The miniature tree-like plant…

Ever heard of the principle of individual differences? Probably not. This is one of the most critical pillars in fitness that we often ignore. Most coaches and fitness trainers refer to the principle when creating training programs. It calls for personal attention, and due to this, the programs are more efficient since they suit various individual factors. The individualization principle states that since every individual is unique, they exhibit a different response to an exercise program. These differences could be related to body size, shape, gender, injuries, post-workout recovery time, and many other variable that are specific to an individual.…

In comparison to marijuana, cannabidiol (CBD) has relatively few side effects. As there is no intoxication to worry about, CBD doesn’t put you at risk of psychosis, schizophrenia or other mental illnesses, nor any short-term anxiety or paranoia. CBD won’t leave you with the munchies either, as it doesn’t activate cannabinoid receptors in the endocannabinoid system that controls appetite. CBD’s general safety has made it popular with seniors and younger people alike, and hemp-derived products are legal across the United States, without prescription. That said, CBD does leave some people feeling a little drowsy, and it can interfere with the…

Have you ever wondered if you can still build muscle after 50? Naturally, a lot of men have this question, especially when they reach the half-century milestone. The good news is yes! You certain can. This is your three-step guide to building muscle after 50.  Step one: Lift heavy and often Regardless of age, building muscle is driven by forcing your body to adapt. Lifting weights is a time-tested way of doing this, which doesn’t have to stop now you’re older.  In fact, a lot of studies out there show that lifting weights regularly helps to keep you healthier, stronger,…

If you’re living in Canada and a fan of the new cannabis laws, there is one aspect of the Cannabis Act that you probably aren’t loving. The Canadian government has yet to pass laws on edible consumption. Although you can purchase dry bud and pure CBD oil from your local legal dispensary, you won’t be able to buy a yummy cannabis-infused Rice Krispy treat. At least not legally.  There is a way around the whole not-be-able-to-purchase-edibles debacle, which is to apply for an ACMPR license with Cannabis Growing Canada. The ACMPR license is a medical marijuana grow license that nearly…