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Speaking of Mindfulness…

One of the things I didn’t expect when I took the job at Headspace was the amount of public speaking I’d have to do. Until recently, most of my talks had been to groups of 30-100 people. But a couple of weeks ago I gave a keynote speech on mindfulness to an audience of 4000…

49 Paleo Desserts That Taste Anything But

Question: If dinner has no dessert, is it really a meal? If you answered with, “Aw hell, no!” we’re with you. But when you’re following a Paleo diet, it can feel like there’s a real lack of dessert options. Don’t stress, sweet fiends, we’ve got you covered. Yes, certain foods aren’t part of the Paleo…

30 Superfood Recipes You’ve Never Tried Before

What the heck are these superfood things people keep talking about? Certain foods (mainly fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, and seeds) are particularly packed with essential nutrients including vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. From avocado to zucchini, we’ve got the low-down on these super-powered foods that can boost health from the inside out. Just because they’re superfoods…

37 Spinach Smoothies That Satisfy Every Craving

Spinach is the ideal choice for a green smoothie thanks to its neutral taste and ability to blend up without leaving little chunks in your drink. (We love you kale, but why you gotta be like that?) Since spinach is rich in vitamins and antioxidants, it’s almost a shame not to toss a handful into…

34 Healthy Passover Recipes

34 Healthy Passover Recipes 04/10/2014 – 7:00am by Shana Lebowitz The Passover story is a pretty dramatic affair. According to the Bible, Jews were slaves to the Egyptian Pharaoh until the prophet Moses came to set them free, and God sent 10 horrendous plagues to punish the Egyptian taskmasters. There were frogs, vicious hailstorms, and…

The 13 Biggest Myths About Alcohol, Busted

The 13 Biggest Myths About Alcohol, Busted 06/17/2014 – 5:38am by Kathryn Siegel Whether the goal is to prevent a hangover, limit calorie intake, or throw caution to the wind for an all-out rager, many drinkers follow a set of time-honored rules to get through a night or drinking with limited negative consequences. And while…

We Tried It: Bakin’ Bacon In The Oven

They say life is hard. Not so, my friends. Not so when you’re tasked with trying a new way to make and subsequently eat bacon. And of course, you’re right — making bacon in the oven isn’t exactly a “new” concept. “My mom/dad, always made our bacon this way,” you probably said to me if…

12 Complete Proteins Vegetarians Need to Know About

12 Complete Proteins Vegetarians Need to Know About 04/29/2014 – 6:30am by Nick English There are plenty of reasons to eat more meat-free meals: They’re nearly always cheaper, lower in calories, and better for the environment. It’s easy to get enough protein without eating animals, but the doubters often have another concern: Are these meat-free protein…

9 DIY Ramen Recipes That’ll Make You Kick Instant Noodles to the Curb

If thinking about ramen summons images of styrofoam cups and seasoning packets with enough salt to make you dry up like a prune, you haven’t lived—when it comes to noodle soup consumption, anyway. Ranging in flavors from bacon and egg to spicy sriracha to vegetarian miso, these ramen recipes outdo any packaged variety, and are…