Krista Marie

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My food paranoia wake-up call: The EWG wants us to be afraid of the food we feed our kids — here’s why I refuse

I used to think the EWG was my ally when it came to knowing what to feed my kids — now I know better<p>When my doctor told me I’d be delivering my baby at 32 weeks, I looked at her like she was crazy. Nothing was ready. Not the crib, not his room, and certainly not me. At the same time, I was also a …

Parenting

Brighten Up Your Day With A Lemon Smoothie

<i>This lemon smoothie is sunshine in a bottle! It's a healthy way to jolt yourself awake on a dreary morning.</i><p>Well, it’s that time of year again where it’s just really, really hard to get out of bed. Now, I’m not normally a person who springs out of bed before dawn, ready to tackle the day, anyway. …

Muscle

10 x 10 x 10

Let's remove all excuses regarding your inability to hit up the gym or that travel consumed your time away from exercise. Not only do you have other awesome bodyweight workouts on my HuffPost blog page, but you have yet another great bodyweight workout to use called 10 x 10 x 10. Ten different …

Workouts

An Oklahoma Execution Done Wrong

Autopsy reports show that the state used potassium acetate instead of potassium chloride in the January lethal injection of Charles Warner.<p>Oklahoma used the wrong drug to execute Charles Warner in January, according to autopsy records obtained by the <i>The Oklahoman</i> on Thursday.<p>The state uses a …

Death Row

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Preheat the oven to 450°F or prepare a grill for medium heat cooking. Roast cauliflower on a parchment-paper-lined baking sheet or place it on a …

Cauliflower

Coconut rich quinoa porridge

So many times I passed by the quinoa flakes, looked at them and moved on to the most familiar quinoa whole grain to pick me up some wholesome …

Breakfast

Vegan Recipe: Pizza with Creamed Spinach

I like a pizza that kicks with flavor, and this one does it for me. The creamy sauce is rich without the added fat in most cream sauces, and the …

Vegan Recipes

THE ULTIMATE VEGETABLE LASAGNA

I’ve had the pleasure of eating this lasagna bit by bit over the last two days. Even the leftovers have been great! I’ve been craving comfort foods …

Eating

Black Lives Matter has a plan to radically change America’s police

The platform, dubbed "Campaign Zero", is a 10-pronged plan that hopes to end police killings by limiting police interventions, improving community interactions, and ensuring accountability.<p>The organization has grown considerably since its inception in 2012, growing in influence as the group …

Law Enforcement

Footer Crest

As global populations swell, farmers are cultivating more and more land in a desperate bid to keep pace with the ever-intensifying needs of humans.<p>As …

How to Get Started With Voluntourism

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — While monetary contributions to charitable organizations are always welcome and effective, oftentimes people want to invest …

Costa Rica

Chimpanzees in west Africa observed indulging in habitual drinking

Inhabitants of forests in Bossou, south-eastern Guinea, enjoy rich, alcoholic brew fermented from sugary sap<p>The boozing starts from 7am. Though large amounts are often drunk, the sessions are orderly, even sociable. A skinful later, and always before nightfall, enough is enough and they rest.<p>They …

Alcohol

How to Make Jasmine Ginger Coolers to Quench Your Thirst All Summer

Sure, the ready-made stuff is fine, but why not celebrate National Iced Tea Day with a homemade summer cooler? This recipe boasts layers of flavor from jasmine tea, fresh ginger, lemon and lime, all muddled together with lemon thyme and a mountain of ice. Get that lounge chair out and relax — a …

Ginger

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> The search for two convicts who escaped from a maximum-security prison in New York over the weekend has been extended to Canada and Mexico, after the pair reportedly used power tools to cut through a steel wall in their adjoining cells and escape through a steam pipe.<p><b>2.</b> Greek Prime Minister …

SEA Games

Female genital mutilation practised in Iran, study reveals

First authoritative research shows FGM is carried out in four major provinces<p>The first authoritative study into female genital mutilation in Iran has found the practice is being carried out in at least four major provinces while officials are silent on the matter.<p>According to research by social …

Middle East

Eliminate Excuses and Boost Your Metabolism With This 15-Minute Workout

Exercise 1 Marching Glute Bridge<p>Lie faceup with your knees bent, feet flat on the floor, arms by your sides. Press through your heels to raise your hips so your body forms a straight line from shoulders to knees <b>(A)</b>. Raise your right foot, knee bent at 90 degrees, until your shin is parallel to the …

Cooper Loves Ice Cream – Cute Dog Video

At first you’ll think Cooper’s owner isn’t being fair, but watch till the end of the video for the reason!The post Cooper Loves Ice Cream – Cute Dog …

Cute

Healthy Sesame-Orange Ginger Chickpea Stir-Fry

It’s a little surprising that it’s been over a year since I’ve made you a kick ass stir fry.<p>What’s even more surprising is how I actually LICKED my …

5 Reasons to Ditch Store Bought Dressings + The Perfect Homemade Vinaigrette - EA Stewart | Spicy RD Nutrition

<i>Once you whisk up a batch of this zesty 4 ingredient “Perfect” Golden Balsamic Vinaigrette, you may decide to ditch the store bought dressings</i> …

Food

Are Vitamins a Waste of Money? Here's Some Tips for Choosing a Great One - One Green Planet

Recently, there’s been a good bit of crack-down on super stores, drug stores, and health food stores carrying vitamins and minerals that have found …

Personal Finance

Lena Dunham on Her Fitness Philosophy: 'It Ain't About the A--, It's About the Brain'

For Lena Dunham, working out is about a whole lot more than looking good.<p>“Promised myself I would not let exercise be the first thing to go by the …

Montreal Is Holding A Free Vegan Food Festival

<b>The Vegan Food Festival is coming to Montreal on November 7th and this year is going to be better than ever.</b> The event will take place at Marche …

Altering Your Gut Bacteria Could Ease Anxiety And Depression

Your gut is home to 1,000 species and 7,000 strains of bacteria, and new research suggests that the right combination could improve your mental …

Does the Octopus Have a Soul?

They’re slippery, clever, and adaptable, and a fascinating new book showcases evidence that these eight-legged terrors of the deep may even be able …

Zoology

Three Abandoned Kittens United with Grieving Mama Cat Who Lost Her Three Kittens

Just days before Mikey lost her last kitten, Amanda received three baby kittens to foster that were just a few days old and that still had their …

10 Things You Should Do Outside of the Gym to See Faster Results

When it comes to getting in shape, losing weight or improving athletic performance, consistency is always key. In order to see improvements, we have …

Exercise

7 Moves That Target Your Most Frustrating Trouble Spots

Forget sharks! When it comes to summertime stress, Jaws has nothing on swimwear. A resounding 90% of women worry about stepping out in public in a swimsuit, reports a recent survey of 1,670 women by BizRate Research. Seventy percent said hiding trouble spots was a top priority when shopping for a …

Workouts

What to Eat Before and After Every Kind of Workout

You'll be amazed at the difference it makes.<p>While eating clean, balanced meals is a great way to supplement any exercise regime, when you think about it, it doesn't really make sense to fuel up for yoga the same way you would for a long run. Curious as to what kind of foods <i>do</i> make sense to eat …

Nutrition

Exercises For Outdoor Workouts To Improve Happiness

Yes, it’s getting cold outside. Yes, the days are getting shorter and the nights longer. Yes, extra layers of clothes are required.<p>But… it’s good for …

Exercise