Once upon a time, a titan named quinoa swept across the globe and started dominating all kinds of recipes. We understand why: It's full of protein, fiber, and nine essential amino acids. But there's a new supergrain in town, and it's here to stay. Farro has actually been (subtly) on the scene for ages.
Rebecca Dann, a photography student from the U.K., used to keep her hair long and wear baggy clothes to hide the abnormal curve in her spine, the result of a condition called kyphoscoliosis. Unfortunately, that didn't stop kids from calling her the Hunchback of Notre Dame. Now the 22-year-old has come to a point where she embraces her body, and a self-portrait Dann took that shows off her spine won first place in the World of Unfairness competition.
There are lots of walks in life: the catwalk, the moonwalk, the walk of shame…But for most of us, walking is mostly just a great way to get around. It's also one of the easiest forms of exercise, since it requires no equipment (or real skill). That said, walking from the bedroom to the living room isn't going to count toward your cardio goals.
Along with summer comes flip-flops, weekend getaways, and of course, grilling. Burgers are an obvious (and delicious) option, but why not extend your repertoire of barbecue meals with this healthy, plant-based dish? Full of fresh vegetables, protein-packed quinoa, and a naturally sweet marinade, this dish will please any palate and help keep you fueled through that grueling day at the beach.
Here's another reason to opt for a side salad: A new study suggests you can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes simply by adding a few more healthy, plant-based foods (think whole grains, fruit, nuts, and veggies) to your diet and slightly reducing how much animal-based foods (meat, dairy) you eat. The researchers looked at three diet studies conducted over more than 20 years, which included 200,000 men and women in the U.
There are so many reasons to love guacamole. The Mexican dish (which literally means “avocado sauce” in the Nahuatl dialect) is creamy, refreshing, spicy, and just about perfect atop nearly any food. The most basic guacamole recipe involves some combination of mashed avocado, chopped onion, lime or lemon juice, salt, pepper, and garlic.