It’s not just how many calories, but what kind, study finds – Kudos to the LA Times for printing this article that challenges the “calories in, calories out” idea. From the article: “the subjects burned more than 300 additional calories on average when on the very low-carbohydrate diet compared with the low-fat diet.” The doctor of the study still does not recommend a very low-carb diet because he thinks it is bad for the heart. When will the medical community give up this boogeyman?
Why supermarket tomatoes tend to taste bland – It turns out that genetically modifying tomatoes for uniform color also changes their taste… it makes them bland. Your best bet? Grow them at home or get them from a local small farm.
Sleep Deprivation Affects Immune System Like Physical Stress – Short story: Lack of sleep is as bad on your body as stress is. Get good sleep.
Standing desk for $22 – An affordable standing desk made with $22 of Ikea parts. If you are still sitting down because all other options of standing desks you have seen are too expensive, now is your chance to stand up.