Am I femme?
I slouch. I wear my hair in a ponytail and don’t know how to do anything with it, but I spend lots of money on nail polish and makeup. My best friend and I buy our wide-leg skater jeans and band T-shirts together at the mall so we can get a discount, and everything else we own is used. I rummage through my dad’s closet and steal anything that isn’t nailed down: polo shirts, plaid, the brown polyester bellbottoms he got married in.
I’m 15-going-on-30, or so my mother tells me, and I can still buy clothes in regular stores, though I’m starting to get close to the end of the line. T
We haven’t arrived in the Golden Age of Robotics just yet. They still scare us too much. It’s the rising sense of panic in our chests when we’re confronted by the fascinating and horrifying creations of roboticists like Dave Hanson, a former Disney Imagineer whose “Sophia” played Rock, Paper, Scissors on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
I’m sitting in a park in Oaxaca City and there are hipsters all around me drinking craft beer and singing along to Creed. At the food truck park in San Felipe del Agua, an upscale neighborhood just north of Oaxaca City’s center, groups of smiling young professionals and American tourists sit at picnic tables under the palm leaves of a large palapa.
You already use avocados to make your skin moisturized and your hair soft. Now it’s time to take your beauty routine to the next level by trying your hand at DIY avo-inspired eye makeup. It’s a tough look to master, but by following these tips, you’ll have a creative, conversation-starting look in no time!
Training for a road race — even a short one — can be physically demanding beyond your expectations. Whether you’re already a runner or you’re going all the way from the couch to a 5K, you’ll need to do more than just stretch and sprint to train. You’ll likely also need to tweak your diet to support the physical activity in your new daily routine.
Remember: Before making any additions or changes to your diet or fitness routine, be sure to discuss your plan with your physician.
Dealing with food allergies can be incredibly challenging. Dairy sensitivities (including lactose intolerance, as well as allergies to milk protein), egg allergies, gluten-free diets, and reactions to soy can make eating out, or enjoying many of your favorite snacks, feel difficult. Luckily, creamy Avocados From Mexico can sub many common allergy-triggering foods in recipes.
Summer is winding down, which means colder weather is on the way. And you know what that means: dry skin and chapped lips. Luckily, Avocados From Mexico — and the avocado oil made from them — are available all year long. Not only can you have delicious guac any season, but you can also whip up lip balm at home with nutritious, moisturizing avocado oil as your base.
Not sure how to find those creamy Avocados From Mexico? Watch this video from our “how-to” avo tips page for all the details.
Have you ever wondered if avocados are safe for the newest member of the family? Curious about the benefits of an adulthood filled with avo goodness? If so, we’re here to answer some of your questions. Remember: Consult with your doctor before making changes to your diet.
I wasn’t always a witch. Or a feminist. I lived a sheltered life as a child. We weren’t rich by any means. My parents struggled, sacrificed, and worked long hours to give us the things they never had. I took swimming lessons and learned to play violin, was a Girl Guide, and joined summer sports teams. But we lived in a small town and then a farm, a place that felt far away from the harsh realities of war and famine.
Back when low-fat diets were all the rage, whole grains and fruits were seen as a staple in any healthy diet. Now that the winds of diet trends have shifted, people are panicking over the dangers of carbs. So which is it? Are carbs good or bad for you?
Carbohydrates are one of three main macronutrients that your body needs to live, along with protein and fats. The reason why carbs get a bad reputation is because of a misconception that all sugars are bad for you, which is untrue.
According to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines, while a majority of Americans consume sufficient amounts of most nutrients, there are some nutrients, like dietary fiber, that are consumed below the Estimated Average Requirement or Adequate Intake level. The average adult should consume around 30 grams of fiber daily, or about 15 grams for every 1,000 calories consumed.
Food nutrition labels have been designed with the conscious consumer in mind. Even with the information at our fingertips, though, many people struggle to make sense of all the data. Struggle no more! This is everything you need to know about how to read nutrition labels.
You hear a lot these days about eating heart healthy and taking care of your cardiovascular system, and for good reason. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and nearly half of all Americans have at least one of the three major risk factors that can lead to heart disease: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or a history of smoking.
This month we're looking back on all the strange and wonderful food jobs people have held during the summer. Whether it's a job at a local scoop shop, a grocery store, or the concession stand at a baseball field, the skills and memories you gather in those short, hot months usually turn out to be invaluable. Here's Bex vanKoot on her summer running her own business at a baseball field.