Turns out, an apple a day does not keep the doctor away. But seven might.
The University College London studied the eating habits and health of more than 65,000 people, and recently published the finding that seven servings of fruits and veggies a day cut death risk by 42 percent compared with eating less than one serving a day — as opposed to a 29 percent reduction in five-a-day eaters.
What does this mean? Grub some plant-y things As if your life depended on it!
But stay on track and keep things colorful using the simple trick of eating a rainbow a day. This does not mean chasing water vapor to the end of a horizon; just look for the color fruit or veggie you haven’t eaten yet and gobble it up like you’re in a video game. The more you chomp, the longer you’ll be around. Pretty delicious strategy, if you arm yourself with these handy recipe suggestions:
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If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, than some people (like, us) would argue that brunch is the most important meal of the weekend. And if that’s true (it is), then New Year’s Day brunch is the most important meal of the year.
While everyone else is putting their effort into making New Year’s Eve the most memorable night of the year (it won’t be), you’ll be voted “Smartest Person Alive” when you instead plan for the best brunch to ring in the first day of the new year. Invite your closest (and least hungover) friends — the ones you’d love to see more of this coming year — and plate up our perfect bite-sized brunch snacks. You’ll be the toast of 2014.
Mini Biscuit Breakfast Sandwiches with Spicy Frittata (pictured above)
This two-bite breakfast of protein and carbs is the perfect mouthful to fuel your day of lounging and resolution-making.
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This weekend, it doesn’t matter if you’re celebrating Easter or Passover, because a common devotion unites us all: candy.
Your baskets may floweth over with the usual sugary suspects, but we figured that — as two girls who soaked a Peep in absinthe then set it on fire for our cocktail video series — we owe it to you to bring you the weirdest holiday confections we could find, like the Minecraft Peeps above. Behold zombie bunnies, gilded edible Jesuses, Peeps behaving badly and matzah houses so boggling, you’ll wonder why they weren’t condemned.
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