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Here’s why the prettiest tomatoes taste the worst

29 Jun

Originally posted on Grist:

Remember how in junior high you used to try to convince yourself that beautiful people were congenitally dull? With tomatoes, it’s actually true! Everyone knows that handsome rosy tomatoes from the supermarket taste blander than the ugly heirloom variety from the farmer’s market (or your backyard). As it turns out, it’s genetic — the gene that makes tomatoes ripen uniformly, and thus makes them look appealing when sitting in grocery produce sections, also ruins their taste

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Good News Cliff Asness! Tickets Still Available for International Yoga Championship

22 May

Today! May 19 is Food Revolution Day

19 May

Originally posted on TED Blog:

We’ve heard the statistics. Obesity has more than doubled worldwide since 1980. For the first time in history, being overweight is killing more people than being underweight. At least 2.8 million adults die each year as a result of being overweight or obese. Where do we begin to tackle such an immense problem?

There is not one single solution, but there are two key paths: getting moving and eating better. We must change our habits and promote better living.

Today, May 19, Food Revolution Day is a day for people who love food to get back to the basics. To become a conscious community and understand our daily food choices. Learning to cook from scratch is at the heart of the movement. Food Revolution Day can empower everyone to start.

People around the globe are connecting with their community through events at homes, schools, restaurants, local businesses, and farmers’ markets…

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Rainbow Grapes

31 Mar

Baked Salad

30 Mar

Delicious sun-dried peas from Calbee America.

The Gin & Tonic Diet

24 Feb

All Natural. Acknowledged!

3 Feb

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