FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD: A strong case for beans, how to fall asleep faster & the downside of 5K steps


For the Love of Food

For the Love of Food

Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup. 

This week a strong case for eating beans, how to fall asleep faster, and the downside of 5,000 steps.

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Links of the week

HOW TO FALL ASLEEP FASTER <<The more I talk with people struggling to make healthy changes the more I realize how often lack of sleep–or more specifically the difficulty in going to bed–is the root of the problem. Great advice here from Arianna Huffington. (The Coveteur)
Ask Well: Does Taking Fewer Than 5,000 Steps a Day Make You Sedentary? <<Great reminder that being active and being sedentary are not mutually exclusive. (NY Times)
Eating beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils may help lose weight and keep it off <<New meta analysis argues that a daily serving of legumes he…

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