Annie's Blog – May 2010 Archive (4)

Modern Health: The Case for Weekday Vegetarianism

Graham Hill, creator of green website Treehugger, presented his case for "Weekday Veg" at the 2010 TED conference.



A weekday vegetarian is someone who only eats meat on the weekends. Hill shares that by making the change for the past year, he cut his food carbon footprint by 70%, feels healthier, more… Continue

Added by Annie on May 20, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Modern Health: Illustrated Recipes



For all of you visual learners out there. Here are some simple and healthy recipes made easy by creative cooks with a talent for illustrating.







For more illustrated recipes take a look at Recipe Look.



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Added by Annie on May 17, 2010 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Modern Health: Wheel of Nutrition



Portions, calories, servings...how do you know if the amount you're eating is right? Let the wheel of nutrition be your guide. The ceramic dining plate is a reminder of the fundamentals of healthy eating.

Created by industrial/interior designer Hafsteinn Juliusson, the plate is creatively enhanced with "explanatory graphics and distinctive colors"…

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Added by Annie on May 12, 2010 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Modern Health: DIY Window Farming



If you like the idea of growing your own veggies, but have been brushing it off because you don't have a backyard...brush off no more. Spring is here, and for urban dwellers with no access to soil, hydroponic window gardening is a way to grow fresh veggies indoors.



"Window farming," as it is called, is catching on in New York City and beyond. Window farmers use recycled 1.5 liter water bottles, clay pellets, plastic tubing and inexpensive fish tank air pumps… Continue

Added by Annie on May 11, 2010 at 9:22am — 1 Comment

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