We already know that Atlantans wake up happy, but is that because we’re well rested? Jawbone, a consumer technology company, used data from its wearable devices to find out how long people around the world sleep, what time they go to bed, and how many steps they take in a day.
I have a theory: I think that fall and winter are the easiest times of year for healthy eating. Yes, I realize I’m putting “easy” and “healthy eating” in the same sentence as the seasons that bring us a never-ending onslaught of Halloween candy, stuffing, pie, and holiday parties. But! In addition to the sugar-laden pumpkin spice lattes and ubiquitous fun-sized Snickers, fall also brings us some of the most flavorful, versatile, and nutrient-dense fixins, straight from the soil: the humble root vegetable. From the homely yet rich-tasting celery root to the velvety, sweet parsnip, these unassuming, thick-skinned vegetables prove the old adage that beauty is only skin deep. Behold, a few of our favorite ways to sneak a little extra root veggie goodness into your diet. Carrots, sweet potatoes, parsnips, and more >>
We’re all spending countless hours trying to work our way to better health like a bunch of suckers. But who needs hard work? These vintage ads from a simpler time prove bulging muscles, luxuriously thick hair, and the perfect figure could once be yours for $2.98 plus shipping and handling. Their ridiculous claims sound like this article from ClickHole: “Contact me IMMEDIATELY if you want to know how I turned my scrawny body into an OUT OF CONTROL PRISON OF MUSCLE from which DEATH IS THE ONLY ESCAPE.” But they’re real. False advertising ahoy! >>