If this iOS app is even half of what it promises, oh, man: run with your earbuds in, street, beach, treadmill, wherever, away from flesh-eating zombies. Gather "supplies," "weapons," etc. If it gives you a purpose and changeups...genius!
Mashable interviews FitBit CEO James Park about how digital devices can help us live healthier lives.
Courtesy of Mashable, a CES snapshot of current and future directions in personal health, aka quantified self, aka self-monitoring, as seen by FitBit's CEO.
FitBit, iHealth, and Withings all now make a digital scale that can upload weights and bodyfat % to the Internet and social media sites -- a very powerful motivating tool -- and FitBit, BodyMedia, and Nike now make personal devices to track activity and exertion with similar uploading capacity.
The deciding factor for the winner(s) in this space may be the utility of the smartphone or web interface, the reliability of the product (Jawbone stumbled here), or the basic slickness of the marketing campaign (Nike).
Any way this plays out, we as consumers should benefit.
In his book The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards, New York Times science writer and long-time yoga practitioner William Broad investigates popular health claims about yoga--that it boosts metabolism, for example--and finds that scientific...
Like anything else, even magic, you need to be careful.
Another (Simpler) Version of Cauliflower Rice Here’s my second attempt at making cauliflower rice. My first attempt was a little too involved, but this time I adapted this recipe from Elana’s Pantry....
A must-have recipe for starchless, Paleo people. Courtesy of @nomnompaleo!
Paleo Eats: 2/4/12 I’m pooped after a long day of cooking and eating. But it’s a good tired because being with friends that make me laugh until I have a coughing fit is what life’s all about. Before...
More drool-worthy Paleo cookery from Nom Nom Paleo, including links to a pressure cooker speedy broth, and slow cooker beef barbacoa.
The giveaway is closed, but this link-packed post by CaveGirlEats (Liz Wolfe, NTP) hits every critical nutritional hot button: Paleo/Primal real food focus + starch nixing, saturated fats, fermented and traditional just-eat-it foods...and vitamins D, A, and K2.
Engineers at Brown say the chip can also detect other substances in tandem, including anthrax. Read this blog post by Elizabeth Armstrong Moore on Crave.
Nanotechnology may make glucose monitoring as easy as spit.
This kind of tech will make bodywork more customizable to your individual situation. You think that a measly 6 hrs of sleep is jacking up your cortisol levels -- and that 15 minutes of breathing meditation will neutralize that? *Test it and see for yourself* -- and adjust your own variables (nutrition, sleep, movement, supplementation, recovery) accordingly.
If you can sequence your own genome for $4k, how far away is measuring your own stress hormones, cholesterol numbers, and inflammatory markers? Glucose is just the start.
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