EDGY VEGGIES: SUMMER EDITION
A great list of Summer Veggies by Lauren Blake Rd
Here’s how to eat the season’s most surprising produce picks| Lauren Blake, RD
Corn on the cob may get a lot of play come summertime, but there’s no reason to limit your seasonal vegetable experiences to the familiar. A few months back, we introduced some of our favorite edgy veggies and below, we refresh our list with some out-of-the-CSA-box picks for the warmer months, and the creative ways you can partake.
9 Super Cheap Health Foods You Need to Stock Up On
Price: $1.29 each
High in fiber, low in calories and full of vitamin A—pumpkin has got a lot to offer your body. Sure, you may consume enough pumpkin at Thanksgiving for an entire year, but pumpkin goes well in more than just pie. At less than $1.50 per can, it’s worth keeping a few stashed away in your pantry. Pumpkin puree can be used in both sweet and savory dishes—bread, cookies, oatmeal, yogurt, pancakes, smoothies, stews, you name it. Just a few tablespoons are enough to help improve digestion and boost immunity.
10 Greens That Are Healthier Than Kale
In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you’re James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume—even if you’re not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell.
In the food world, the biggest celebrity of all might be kale—the Shakira of salads, the Lady Gaga of leafy greens. It’s universally recognized that kale anything—kale chips, kale pesto, kale face cream—instantly implants a health halo not seen since the days of C. Everett Koop. Even 7-Eleven is making over its image by offering kale smoothies to help with your weight loss efforts. And yes, kale has plenty of benefits—including high levels of folate and more calcium, gram for gram, than a cup of milk.
But kale’s actually not the healthiest green on the block. In fact, in a recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control that ranked 47 “powerhouse fruits and vegetables,” kale only placed 15th (with 49.07 points out of 100 for nutrient density)! Here’s a roundup of the 10 leafy green cousins
20 Best Summer Salad recipes for weight loss!
Love summer salads well we have the top 20 weight loss salads, we’ve handpicked our best salad recipes into this delicious recipe collection. From Caesar salad to fruit salad and salad dressing, we’ve got the recipes you’ll love. So here is the free link to our friends at Recipe.com
Inside the 2015 Body Issue
Plus, Wimbledon’s weirdest moments, how deafness could soon be a thing of the past, and more. An ESPN photo editor gives us a behind-the-scenes peek at the Body Issue, we’re one step closes to ending deafness, what it’s like to be a tourist in Greece right now, and great stories We loved this week.Read More >
Fit for Fit: How to Build Endurance
When it comes to building real endurance, piling on miles is not an evolved approach. Sure, distance days have their place, but they must be carefully interlaced with speed, incline and core work to get you to your goals most efficiently and injury-free.
Scoop running coach David Siik’s scientifically-proven formula.
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Shoe Talk: Pearl Izumi Trail N2
A popular shoe on the Peal Izumi line, here’s a look at how the Trail N2 was updated for 2015.
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Work some of the most important leg muscles runners need.
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