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Rita May

Rita is a freelance writer for Utopia. She studied Psychology, Philosophy, and Linguistics at the University of Oxford and is now looking to make scientific information more publically accessible through her writing. When she’s not busy doing research or writing, Rita enjoys going for walks in nature or spending time with her three pet rats.


What is kombu

What is Kombu and How Can You Use It?

Wondering what kombu is? Kombu is a type of seaweed that is popular in Japanese cuisine. It offers many nutritional benefits and is a surprisingly sustainable food source. read more


Vitamin D is important for our health, but we rely on sunlight to produce it.

Vitamin D Rich Fruits and Vegetables

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for human health. However, many people may experience deficiencies during winter, so it is important to choose foods high in Vitamin D. read more


UVA v. UVB

UVA vs. UVB Rays: How Are They Different?

Don't know the difference between UVA v. UVB? UVA and UVB are two different forms of ultraviolet light. While they each have slightly different effects, both are damaging — both for you and for the planet. read more