By Ivan Penn, New York Times Published 11:36 am CDT, Friday, August 31, 2018 Solar panels in Orlando, Fla., Aug. 8, 2018. On its own and in league with other cities, Orlando is working to curb climate change, starting with the electricity it generates. Solar panels in Orlando, Fla., Aug. 8, 2018. On its own and in league with other cities, Orlando is working to curb climate change, starting with the electricity it generates. Photo: EDWARD LINSMIER /NYT A floating solar panel array in a retention pond in Orlando, Fla., Aug. 8, 2018. On its own and in league with other cities, Orlando is working to curb climate change, starting with the electricity it generates. less A floating solar panel array in a retention pond in Orlando, Fla., Aug. 8, 2018. On its own and in league with other cities, Orlando is working to curb climate change, starting with the electricity it ... more … [Read more...] about From rooftops to algae pools: Orlando’s vision for carbon-free energy
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Getty Images Stomach issues during a run can strike at any given moment. But they can also arise due to overindulging, stress, or a nasty bug. It’s uncomfortable enough dealing with bowel issues, but darting to the nearest bathroom every few hours (okay, sometimes even minutes) can be annoying, if not downright embarrassing.As an overall rule, it’s best to stick with bland foods when your digestive system is off, says Jaclyn London, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., Nutrition Director at the Good Housekeeping Institute. Most people know to steer clear of triggers like dairy, sugar, fatty treats, and alcohol but the synthetic sugars found in ultra-processed foods (they often end with “-ol,” like sorbitol and xylitol) can also spell trouble. Related: Sculpt a killer midsection in the kitchen for powerful, effortless miles on the road with Eat for Abs!Here are some snacks and drinks that may heal an uneasy gut and bring you back to your “regular” state. … [Read more...] about What to Eat When You Have an Upset Stomach
If you’re an omnivore, you might be among the many consumers increasingly concerned about their meat, Colorado beef retailers say.Many consumers are turning their trust over to local suppliers, said Brad Buchanan, owner of the Flying B Bar Ranch, which produces grass-fed beef in Strasburg.“We’ve seen a real increase the last few years in terms of the information that families want about the food they put on their table,” Buchanan said. “Our business has been increasing year over year for the last 12 years.”Flying B Bar Ranch serves 500 to 600 direct customers a year and sells to restaurants and stores in Denver. He said customers are attracted to the meat freshness, no added hormones or antibiotics, supporting local business, making a smaller environmental footprint and ensured animal welfare.Dave Anderson, general manager at Ranch Foods Direct, said he was hooked on local meat as a customer before he joined the business.“The most important … [Read more...] about Where’s the beef? How Coloradans are getting hooked on local meat
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. For too long, men have been silent about mental health and it’s literally killing us. We can change that. Our Healthy Mind, Healthy Body series shines a light on mental health issues that everyone should be talking about. Share your own moment of #HowIGotHelp and let your voice inspire other men. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Chris Marvin had a secret morning ritual that he practiced in college. Sunlight creeping through drawn shades, he'd roll out of bed around 7 a.m. with a pounding head. After making sure his door was locked, he'd rummage through drawers and the depths of his mini fridge. Then, on a white marble desk that would have been pristine if not for the Thrasher and Mayhem stickers, he'd line up everything he needed to get through the day.First, he'd pop a caffeine pill to feel alive; then he'd chase it with a couple of painkillers — a preemptive strike against the grind of training two hours a day, seven days a … [Read more...] about Why Do So Many Men Have Eating Disorders?