Ray Ramirez

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How Do African Grasslands Support So Many Plant-Eaters?

Across the savannahs of Africa, millions of stomachs are busy converting plant tissue into animal flesh. The continent’s leaves and grasses are under constant assault from impala, wildebeest, buffalo, zebra, gazelles, and giraffes. Even acacia trees get bulldozed by elephants. There can be up to 25 …

Wildlife

15 “Health Foods” That Are Really Junk Foods in Disguise

1. Processed “Low-Fat” and “Fat-Free” Foods<p>The “war” on saturated fat is the biggest mistake in the history of nutrition.<p>It was based on weak …

The 20-Minute Pilates Workout for Any Fitness Level

All the straps, springs, and moving parts of a typical Reformer class make Pilates seem almost scary compared to those yoga classes full of …

Workouts

The Cheap and Easy Way to Start Planning Your Meals in Advance

“Make a meal plan.” It’s a tip we’ve heard multiple times when nutrition experts talk about healthy eating, but few really explain how you can do it …

24 Actually Helpful Tips for Waking Up Early to Work Out

We know not everyone is a morning person. (And even fewer of us are eager to wake up and hit the gym.) But getting up and moving can actually be an …

Fitness

25 Science-Backed Ways to Change Your Life by Taking Better Care of Yourself

For anyone who’s been looking for a good reason to #treatyoself, consider this: You probably don't do it often enough, and putting "me time" on the …

The Truth About Grains: What You Need To Know About Corn, Rice, Wheat, Oats & More...

Cereal grains are the world’s single biggest source of food energy.<p>The three most commonly consumed types are wheat, rice and corn.<p>Despite widespread …

Worried About Clogged Arteries? Try Drinking This!

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Wellness

6 Make-Ahead Staples for Quick Weekday Lunches

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Prep some basics on Sunday to make packing lunch a breeze for the whole week.</i><p>Though we …

Healthy Eating

Trail Running Guide for Beginners + 3 Workouts to Try

From flat gravel paths to rolling wooded hills, trails offer challenging terrain—and usually an inspiring natural setting—that activates more muscles …

Feng Shui: The Ultimate Guide to Designing Your Desk for Success

Feng shui (pronounced "fung shway") is the ancient Chinese practice of arranging physical objects to attract positive energy. It’s based on the idea …

Happiness

20 Delicious High-Protein Foods (No. 1 and 3 Are Best)

People argue about carbs, fats, and everything in between.<p>However, almost everyone agrees that protein is important.<p>Eating plenty of protein has …

Learn How to Make Delicious Stir-Fry at Home

Out of all the different cooking methods, stir-frying is the one method we can always rely on for a quick, healthy, and delicious meal. Whether we’re …

How to Get Abs | What to Eat

First, the bad news: No matter how much physical effort you put into sculpting a smokin’ six-pack — crunches, planks, squats, cardio, HIIT — no one’s …

How Factory Farm Antibiotics Affect Your Kids Allergies

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

6 Foods That Fight Pain

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

7 Things I Changed That Make Me Feel Younger In My 50's (Than I Did In My 30's)

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

The Health Benefits of 20 Popular Superfoods

Working out regularly to get a fitter body is a must, but you also need a healthy diet if you want the best results. A balanced and nutritious eating …

Superfoods

10 Signs You Have an Autoimmune Disease (and How to Reverse It)

<b>10. Multiple miscarriages or blood clots</b><p><b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret …

The Truth About Coconut Oil: 10 Facts You Need To Know

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects …

Nutrition

Healthy Hot Chocolate Squares

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric-Coconut Bedtime Drink: For Better Digestion and Liver Health

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

The Truth About Processed Meats

By definition, “processed meats” refer to meat preserved by smoking, curing, salting or adding chemical preservatives (think ham, bacon, sausage, hot …

Cooking Frequency – What You Need To Know

Over the course of your fitness lifestyle, there come a point in time where it’s important that you start thinking about how you can reduce the total …

12 Foods Happy People Always Have On Their Grocery Lists

Low levels of B-group vitamins (B1, B3, B6, B9, B12) have been shown to contribute to low mood. A strong continued source of B vitamins is therefore …

Nutrition

The Best Crispy Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe You've Ever Tasted

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Diabetes