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Posts Tagged ‘health’

CrossFit Draws Numbers, But Also Criticism

By Kevin Bruno • Aug 9th, 2013 • Category: Features

The sound of death metal blasts through the warehouse-style gym.  Soccer moms and men in their mid 20s sporting tattoos lie on the floor gasping for air next to a dozen barbells loaded with weights.  This is what you are likely to find when walking into a gym that specializes in CrossFit, one of the [...]



The Dirty Truth About Cleansing Diets

By Anna Norum-Gross • Aug 8th, 2013 • Category: Features

While working out and eating right have never been more popular than they are now, not everyone is on that fitness bandwagon. Some people looking to lose weight have taken a decidedly easier approach, opting out of gym memberships and ancient grains from organic grocery stores to instead drink their way to a slimmer form. [...]



Greenmarkets Bring Healthy, Local Food to New York Year-Round

By Omar Atia • Sep 2nd, 2012 • Category: Features

Amidst the noise and frenzy of downtown Manhattan, one outdoor food market stands unaltered by the urban rush of its surroundings. That market is the Union Square Greenmarket, an anomaly in its setting that feels better suited for the tranquil reserves of the Catskills than one of New York City’s busiest intersections. Over the decades, [...]



Orange, the New Skin Tone

By Lisa Watson • Aug 7th, 2012 • Category: Features, Lead Story

Gone are the days when pale skin was a mark of wealth, proof that you never had to venture outside for work. Today, people flock to tanning salons across the country, year-round, in search of the perfect hue. “It’s like, I want to lay in a bed and get cancer,” jokes 32-year-old Melanie Santos, a [...]



Caught in the Web
of Internet Addiction

By Christine Melgarejo • May 19th, 2008 • Category: Public Affairs

Everyone spends tons of time on the Web, but there can be too much of a cool thing