Book Review: Veggie burger atelier

Trust Nina Olsson, a Swede living in the Netherlands by way of Barcelona, to give you all the tips and tricks to make healthy and varied veggie burgers at home.  Olsson explains the secret of the four elements (texture, flavor, firmness, and juiciness) and gives clear and detailed recipes. But the most valuable part of […]

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Book Review: Even the Stiffest People Can Do the Splits

Eiko goes by one name. She’s a freethinking yoga teacher who works in Osaka, Japan, and she just published this English-language book through Rodale. Eiko’s premisePerforming specific stretches daily for a few minutes, will get most people–even the stiffest, least flexible–doing the splits in four weeks. What she means by “splits”Eiko, pretty reasonably, defines the […]

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Two Books to Read Before Going to Your Next Doctor’s Appointment

Doing Harm Maya Duysenbery The medical system is slow to change, and Duysenbery documents how the sexism endemic to the industry is still perpetuated–even by well-meaning healthcare professionals. Women are slower to receive diagnoses, even when presenting with identical symptoms as men. Women are also more likely to have their experiences discounted, or their reporting […]

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