Tag Archives: Healthy

Hubble, bubble, boil and trouble

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Organic produce. Health food. Juice bars. What images come to mind? Rustic wholesomeness, raw wood and chirpy chalkboards, most probably. Time for a change? Just what Chicago’s rather rebellious Owen+Alchemy thought too.

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Just jiggle it

Just jiggle it

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Bingo wings wobbling. Flushed jowls joggling. Mascara running faster than you are… If you shudder with recognition at these images, you’re probably a woman. A real one, who finds motivation the hardest part of keeping fit. And one who’s not alone.

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Beer pump

Beer pump

We’ve all been there. Half an hour of weights, followed by 20 minutes on the bike, followed by 10 minutes in the bar. All the benefits of your workout effectively neutralised by the failure to resist a long cool beer.

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Talk dirty. Eat healthy.

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In the professional kitchen, it’s generally accepted that a few flying expletives really help a dish come together. In a cookbook however, it’s a bit of a shock to find recipes in which the language is just as ripe as the ingredients. With the launch of their vegan recipe book, Thug Kitchen show they’re not afraid to throw in a generous helping of sweariness.

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An inch of your five-a-day

A splash of orange juice, a dash of water, a squeeze of lime, a drop of desperation. Any copywriter who’s ever tried to list ingredients will know there are only so many words to describe quantity. (No one wants a ‘splurge’ of anything, before you refer to the thesaurus.)

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The work out that works out

Gym memberships. Always a tricky subject for the family finance department. The good intentions are there, but as the months tick by you slowly find yourself paying upwards of fifty quid for a solitary monthly session. It’s no wonder that gyms are pulling in over $75 billion globally.
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Sleep like a baby

New parent? Put the walkie-talkie baby monitor back in the box. What you need is Owlet, the new baby-monitoring device that sends updates to your phone throughout the night.

The device comes in the form of a slip-on ‘SmartSock’, which measures your baby’s heart rate, oxygen levels, sleep patterns and temperature, as well as his or her sleeping position.

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Alpha snacks

Sadly for modern men, going out to harpoon a wild animal isn’t really an everyday dinner option. But for wannabe hunter gatherers, a new trend for ‘manly’ junk food means meaty snacks are only a supermarket trip away.

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Healthy Corner Store

Going to the corner shop for sweets is a special treat for most children. But in Philadelphia, the poorest and most obese city in the US, researchers found that half the kids in low-income neighbourhoods shop at corner stores twice a day.

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DIY Muesli

Oats or flakes? Raisins or goji berries? Banana chips or chocolate chunks? Yoosli is a new online cereal mixing service that lets you create your very own muesli masterpiece, with everything just the way you want it.

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