A smoothie is the perfect solution for busy school or work mornings when everyone's dashing out the door. These blended concoctions are loaded with fresh fruit and veggies, protein, and fiber to keep you going until lunch. While there's nothing wrong with a classic flavor combination (strawberry-banana is always popular at Greatist HQ), these five recipes are a little bit off the beaten track with ingredients like lime juice, carrots, acai, and and cucumbers.
There's a new way to improve your productivity at work that doesn't involve watching cat videos, taking a nap, or achieving inbox zero. In the new book Smarter Faster Better: the Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business , author Charles Duhigg writes that narrating your own life story (don't worry, not literally out loud) is the key to getting more stuff done.
This post was originally published on Dr. John Mandrola's blog. I would like to tell you about some cool things I learned this past week about the science of how exercise can be used as a treatment for three common ailments. First, some background about exercise: The great thing about exercising every day that you eat is that this magic potion is not a shot or a pill.
Take advantage of summer grilling get-togethers by using the awesome cooking tool for almost every meal-even the ones that traditionally don't require it. Because who knew you can grill lasagna? We didn't, but trust us: It's worth a try. This recipe is wheat-free, and instead of pasta boasts of nutrient-rich zucchini, caramelized onions, and peppers.
You might like 41 Sneaky Ways to Add Protein Powder Into Every Meal So you're probably already familiar with the main calcium contenders: milk, yogurt, and cheese. But dairy shouldn't be the only dietary pit stop to fill up on this nutrient (whether you're lactose-intolerant or just cutting out dairy for a while).