Hi, I'm Liv and this blog is all about finding the perfect healthy balance in our busy lives. From eating a refreshing salad to enjoying every bite of a decadent sundae, from running marathons to sitting down for a Netflix marathon, the key is balancing the good and the bad, the salty and the sweet. Though it's not the easiest thing for most of us to do, I think it's important to not sweat the small stuff and remember that every day means a fresh start. So join me on my travels, eats and adventures on the road to finding fun, happiness and fulfillment as a 20-something.
Chinese food is delicious to eat, but for those too discouraged by its mystifying ingredients to cook it at home, this article is for you. It breaks down the most essential ingredients in Chinese cooking, complete with a photo gallery of Chinese food scholar and writer Fuchsia Dunlop picking them out in the store.
As Max Falkowitz writes, “If you ever wanted to know more about all those dried fish and mushrooms but were put off by a language barrier, consider this a helping hand.”
In this article, Mark Bittman uses new research from the journal PLoS One to continue his crusade against sugar. He points out that sugar is an even greater threat to our health and incidence of diabetes that the S.A.D.
This article comparing how many fewer calories we spend doing housework today to homeowners 50 years ago is also worth checking out!
Ever wonder what the real difference is between butter and margarine? And which is healthier? The answer is more complicated that you think. This video breaks down the science behind the two ingredients.
Code.org is on a mission to get American students on the right path for their futures by giving them an opportunity to learn coding. Like me, many Americans may be intimidated by the idea of computer programming and don’t think they can do it, but the organization’s goal is to change this perception.
That’s all! I hope you have a great weekend, whether you plan to learn coding, change your diet, watch House of Cards or do a little cleaning.