Topic: superfoods

Afternoon Links: Fish-Free Omega 3s

Afternoon Links: Fish-Free Omega 3s

• Fish isn’t the only source of omega 3 fatty acids. Here are some others (Organic Authority)

• Do you commit these strength-training sins? (FitSugar)

• Ohhh…so THAT’S why you can resist dessert, even when you’re stuffed (YouBeauty)

• Could strawberries protect your skin from UV rays? (HuffPost Healthy Living)

• Yes, women get “blue balls,” too (The Stir)

Caesar salad is good…but this similar salad is way better! (Divine Caroline)

Afternoon Links: More Quinoa Recipes, Because Quinoa Is Great

Afternoon Links: More Quinoa Recipes, Because Quinoa Is Great

• We can’t get enough quinoa recipes! Here are four more (Organic Authority)

• This fast food worker swears that video of him peeing on some nachos was totally a joke. We’re still grossed out. (The Stir)

• Super-cute Instagram photos by your favorite U.S. Olympic athletes (FitSugar)

• Wait, you can actually eat too much produce? (YouBeauty)

•  Five lessons you can learn from someone else’s personal trainers (DivineCaroline)

• And now, a photo of Ryan Lochte napping with a baby in his arms. Get ready to melt. (The Frisky)

Pimp My Health: 5 Tips For A Healthier, Younger Complexion

Pimp My Health: 5 Tips For A Healthier, Younger Complexion

Young, smooth, flawless skin–we all want it, right? But the oil, the acne, the lines and wrinkles…ugh! What’s a girl supposed to do? Believe it or not, having beautiful, healthy skin doesn’t come from a bottle or an expensive cream. There are plenty of natural remedies out there–some may be right inside your refrigerator. So this week on Pimp My Health, we’re going to pimp your skin with food. Take a look at these five tips on what to eat and not eat if you want to put your best face forward: More »

Andrew Zimmern Eats Cow Placenta, Taking Afterbirth-As-Superfood Trend To A New Level

Andrew Zimmern Eats Cow Placenta, Taking Afterbirth-As-Superfood Trend To A New Level

A new preview of next week’s Bizarre Foods episode shows Andrew Zimmern chowing on fresh cow placenta and colostrum–the milk a cow gives just after giving birth–taking the whole afterbirth-as-superfood trend to a level I’ve never seem before. At least once a year, a “trend” piece is written about women preserving and eating their own placentas; it’s not really a “trend” at this point, but gruesome-looking photos of placentas getting prepped for consumption are pretty much an irresistible lifestyle piece. (The latest example from the Daily Mail comes complete with photos of a dehydrator full of placenta slices…I care you to not click.) But cow’s placenta is a take on the trend I’ve never seen before. More »

Meatless Monday: 6 Superfood-Packed Vegetarian Recipes

Meatless Monday: 6 Superfood-Packed Vegetarian Recipes

A recent study reminded us that when it comes to weight loss and health, it’s not as simple as calories in, calories out; what we eat is pretty important, too. We know to avoid fried potatoes and sugary sodas, but we should all be fueling up on nutrient-rich calories, not just the diet version of our favorite processed foods. That’s why for this week’s Meatless Monday, we found vegetarian recipes that are packed with superfoods to help you stay slim, young, and healthy without feeling calorie-deprived. More »