Caroline Weihl

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This Superfood Cheatsheet is Your Guide to Health

This Superfood Glossary is the Ultimate Cheatsheet to Health<p>Save this link on your phone and you'll never be confused at a juice bar again.<p>October …

Johannesburg has a new roof-top farm – with 100 more on the way

The Urban Agriculture Initiative has officially opened its first roof-top farm – situated on top of the Chamber of Mines in the heart of Johannesburg.<p>…

Aquaponics

Is our love of protein hurting our health? Make sure you're eating the right amount

The protein powder aisle is beginning to look like the cereal aisle. Dozens of options, an abundance of ingredients and colorful packaging, with promises of better health. The market for more protein in the American diet has arrived — and it’s not going away. The attraction to protein as a …

Nutrition

This Midwestern Greenhouse Has Perfected The Art Of Growing Quality Tomatoes Year-Round

No more ruining deli sandwiches–and no more shipping bad tomatoes across the country. MightyVine’s hydroponic technology produces ripe, red tomatoes, on land close to the city.<p>A few years ago, as a food industry entrepreneur in Chicago, Gary Lazarski started to notice something that bothered him. …

Aquaponics

Why You Should Always Put Weight Training Before Cardio

One of the biggest fitness questions is whether cardio should be done before or after you lift weights. Most advise to do it in whatever order feels …

The Farm of the Future Is Portable

Alesca Life’s shipping container farm is a green haven in central Beijing. Could this be the way to grow safer food to feed China’s increasing …

Portable

This Texas supermarket is growing its own veggies in a shipping container farm

A Texas chain of supermarkets isn’t just in the business of selling vegetables; it’s growing them, too. Based in Dallas, the H-E-B-owned Central …

Training For Fat Loss: LISS or HIT—What’s The Best Way To Lose Body Fat? | Poliquin Article

It’s become in vogue to say that low-intensity steady-state cardio (LISS) is the go-to training mode for fat loss. This trend is a shift from the …

Nutrition

Diagnosis and Treatment of Gluten Sensitivity

Until recently, people who got negative results on the blood tests and intestinal biopsy used to diagnose celiac disease were told to eat whatever …

The Beginner's Essential Supplements Guide

Start StackingIt's easy to feel overwhelmed in a supplement store -- with all those pills, powders, and portions, how can you separate help from …

Eating

It’s easy to become obese in America. These 7 charts explain why.

It’s no secret that Americans have gotten much, much bigger over the past few decades. The signs are all around us, from XXXL clothing sizes to supersize movie seats and even coffins.<p>According to an analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average American man now stands at …

Nutrition

This startup delivers ugly produce to your door for one very good reason

Pity the ugly vegetable. <b>O</b><b>ver 6 billion pounds of fresh produce are left unharvested or unsold every year</b>, and much of it is wasted for a ridiculous …

This robot has ‘eyes’ that can see dying plants before farmers can

By the time a farmer knows their crops are dying, it's often too late. Caterpillars or viruses have preyed on their tomato and spinach plants. And the crops are gone.<p>A new robotic system, called Prospera, aims to save these plants. Using a network of cameras and sensors, it immediately detects …

Farming

How Vertical Farming Works [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Vertical Farming Works via ]Visual Capitalist<p>By 2050, there will be 3 billion more people in existence, and close to 80% of the world’s …

7 Powerful Habits That Make You More Assertive

Everyone wants to be more confident, but not everyone knows how to be assertive. Assertive falls right between passive and aggressive. If you’re …

Self-help

The developing world is awash in pesticides. There may be a better way.

<i>Originally published on Ensia.</i><p>In today’s globalized world, it is not inconceivable that one might drink coffee from Colombia in the morning, munch cashews from Vietnam for lunch, and gobble grains from Ethiopia for dinner. That we can enjoy these products is thanks, in large part, to expanded …

Agriculture

Silicon Valley's Bloody Plant Burger Smells, Tastes And Sizzles Like Meat

This summer, diners in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles will get their hands on a hamburger that has been five years in the making.<p>The burger looks, tastes and smells like beef — except it's made entirely from plants. It sizzles on the grill and even browns and oozes fat when it cooks. It's …

Food

A Missing Puzzle Piece For Farmers: Organic Seed

<i></i>When Kip Bichsel of Love Farm Organics in Forest Grove, Oregon started growing organic vegetables over a decade ago, there was almost no organic seed …

Agriculture

The Dirty Truth About Cold-Pressed Juice

The real cost of the juicing fad? Food waste. Tons of it.<b>I was a cold-press virgin</b> until the moment a pretty girl in an apron handed me a tall glass …

Farming

Six Steps for Setting Business Goals

Setting business goals within an organization is common practice, shared globally by all businesses. Executives set business goals that help increase …

Western Australian farmer frustrated by the lack of connectivity develops his own on-farm wi-fi network - ABC Rural - ABC News

A Western Australian farmer determined to improve his connectivity has developed a system to improve his mobile phone coverage, internet access and …

Telecoms

Urban Farming: Fad Or Futureproof?

Agriculture and urban growth have long been considered unhappy bedfellows, with arable land often sacrificed to build high-rise apartments and new roads. But this may be changing. There is growing trend towards urban agriculture, where otherwise unused space is commandeered to grow vegetables, …

Urban Agriculture

In a Brooklyn aquaponic farm, basil grown with tilapia is the future

One of the first things you notice about Verticulture, an aquaponic farm built on the top floor of the old Pfizer factory in Brooklyn, is the smell: ammonia and a slight funk of moss. The air is hot and steamy, filled with noise, gnats, and drain flies. Welcome to the New York City version of the …

Aquaponics

What Are Diet 'Cheat Meals,' Do They Work, and Should You Try Them?

Shutterstock<p>The ways in which individuals approach diet and exercise are vast and varied. Some people are looking for an extra edge and can benefit …

Going From Low-Carb Dieting to a Way of Life

You've heard it before: "You have to make your new way of eating part of your life." "It's not a diet, it's a lifestyle change." "Fad diets lead to …

Nutrition

Will indoor, vertical farming help us feed the planet — or hurt it?

How can we feed a population that’s growing on a planet that isn’t? Grow up!<p>Outdoors, an acre of land can grow an acre of lettuce. Indoors, an acre of building with plants stacked floor to ceiling can grow many acres of lettuce. Which is why, in cities around the country, entrepreneurs are turning …

Aquaponics