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.
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
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
Which Matters More: Being Green or Being Clean?
An expert weighs in on whether you should use chemicals to kill germs or limit exposure with gentler products.
You may be one of the many wondering if bleach should still have a place in your home or conversely, if all those gentler, so-called healthier cleaning options on the market are actually getting the job done. The questions aren’t easy ones—even for a scientist.Read More > See Original Article
Paleo vs. primal diets: What’s the difference?Paleo, a.k.a. the “caveman diet,” was created by Loren Cordain in 2002 and harkens back to the days when people ate a diet filled with grass-fed See Original Article
The Gear That Speaks the Loudest
Upgrade your fitness wardrobe with gym attire that does the talking for you. There was a day not so long ago when the message T-shirt was corny: a staple for sports fans, high school girls, or bachelorette parties. But as with most of fashion’s trends, it’s returned—and this time, it’s much improved. Backed by both star-power (Remember Beyoncé’s KALE shirt that went viral?) and explosive fashion-meets-fitness apparel brands, workout gear is taking aSee Original Article