May 2017 Green Queen Scoop: Your Global Health News Roundup

 

Green Queen Scoop May 2017
The World`s First Vegan Mini-Mall. Yeah, You`re In Portland

The World’s First Vegan Mini-Mall. Yeah, You’re In Portland

Attention all vegan shoppers: You’re definitely in the right place. Fish-free “toona”? Check. Sweet potato dog treats? Absolutely. Coconut bacon? Yep. And Bryan Zurek working the check-out…
A New Theory On Why People Who Exercise Lots Are So Damn Happy All The Time

A New Theory On Why People Who Exercise Lots Are So Damn Happy All The Time

Consider the preternaturally happy Parks and Recreation character Chris Traeger, the exercise lunatic played to manic perfection by Rob Lowe. Traeger is relentlessly positive, seeing the…
Exclusive: Gwyneth Paltrow And Anna Wintour To Create New Print Magazine

Exclusive: Gwyneth Paltrow And Anna Wintour To Create New Print Magazine

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop is partnering with Condé Nast to expand the company’s media footprint. The New York-based magazine publisher will coproduce a quarterly special print issue of Goop…
SoulCycle On A Plane? This Airbus Concept Would Have Us Spinning Through The Air

SoulCycle On A Plane? This Airbus Concept Would Have Us Spinning Through The Air

Your new #flightgoals could include spinning at 30,000 feet. Airbus’ Silicon Valley-based A3 team, developers of “Transpose” plug-and-play cabins, have partnered with Peleton and Reebok to…
Why It Can Be More Important To Be An Ethical Omnivore Than A Vegetarian

Why It Can Be More Important To Be An Ethical Omnivore Than A Vegetarian

When I was sixteen, I read an article by Michael Pollan in the New York Times called “Power Steer,” and my life changed. In reading the story, I learned, amongst other things, that steer in…
The Gym Class Where Nodding Off Is The New Working Out

The Gym Class Where Nodding Off Is The New Working Out

What if you could go to the gym and swap spinning for sleeping? David Lloyd health clubs are offering “napercise” classes this weekend aimed, predominantly, at exhausted parents. It is a…
Australia`s First Rescued-Food Supermarket Opens

Australia’s First Rescued-Food Supermarket Opens

At OzHarvest’s new marketplace in Kensington, old carrots and tins of beans past their use-by date are treated with respect and dignity. Ripe, rosy tomatoes, otherwise destined for the…
Virtual Reality Hits The Gym Thanks To Munich-Based Startup 

Virtual Reality Hits The Gym Thanks To Munich-Based Startup 

Johannes Scholl is betting virtual reality can keep people excited about working out. Scholl’s startup, Munich-based , has developed a VR exercise machine that delivers a core workout by…
Consumers Being Misled By Labelling On `Organic` Beauty Products, Report Shows

Consumers Being Misled By Labelling On ‘Organic’ Beauty Products, Report Shows

The makers of many “organic” beauty products have been accused of confusing and meaningless labelling, according to a new survey in which 76% of consumers admitted they felt misled….
The Hong Kong Chef Who Turns Waste Food Into Fine-Dining Feast

The Hong Kong Chef Who Turns Waste Food Into Fine-Dining Feast

Waste-conscious restaurants, charities that distribute unsold and unused food – much is being done in Hong Kong to reduce the amount dumped in landfills, but changing the mindset of…

 

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Sonalie Figueiras is Green Queen's founder, publisher and editor-in-chief. She is an accomplished health and eco living writer, editor and speaker. When it comes to wellness, no one in Asia is as connected or as well-informed. Sonalie is also the founder of Ekowarehouse, the global sourcing platform for certified organic products. When she is not working, Sonalie is usually dreaming up new recipes in the kitchen for her family.