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hydration-15-3203242 "Eight glasses a day," the illusive "they" say. Hydration is important. This is something that's most likely been hammered into your head since grade school. But why is it exactly so important? According to the USGS, up to 60% of the adult body is comprised of water. So, the logic follows: if 60% is not fully there because you're dehydrated, it makes sense that you wouldn't be the best version of your bright, shining self. Here are some reasons as to why you should keep hydrated every season, but especially throughout the summer.

https___blogs-images-forbes-com_courtneyschiessl_files_2018_06_summer-9664807 Seasonality of what you consume is more important than ever. Not only are restaurants adopting the practice of creating dishes that use ingredients that are in season, but many grocery stores are also beginning to do the same. One of the most important things you can do is to arm yourself with the knowledge of what's in season during certain months so you can make the most out of the produce. In-season produce not only tastes better, but you're also supporting the local farmers and eliminating your carbon footprint by minimizing orders for items that aren't available in your area, but are grown across the world and have to be shipped. Here's what's in season during Summer 2019.

apartment-in-hong-kong-2-2-1024x683-5498077 Architectural Digest recently featured a stunning home designed by Hong Kong-based commercial interior design studio that utilizes sustainable materials, filters for clean water, as well as an Urban Cultivator in the eco-sensitive home. The 1,730 sq. ft. three-bedroom apartment located in Hong Kong's Clearwater Bay was designed by Rowena Gonzales, the founder of Liquid Interiors. Strongly influenced by her learnings on cancer triggers that suggest high formaldehyde levels that are created from home renovations, Gonzales' mission is to design interiors that do not have the negative side effects of renovations past. Below is a highlight from the feature:

how-to-cut-a-head-of-cauliflower-1-683x1024-4280295 Cauliflower is, of course, not new, but there seems to be a refreshed interest in this cousin of broccoli. From cauliflower rice to pizza crusts, this dynamic vegetable is inserting itself into every meal. The proof? There's been a steep increase in the popularity of packaged cauliflower products, according to Nielsen. And it's no surprise—in addition to being delicious and versatile, cauliflower is also incredibly good for you.

how-to-pair-fresh-spring-and-summer-produce-with-cannabis-4638593 Seasonality of what you consume is more important than ever. Not only are restaurants adopting the practice of creating dishes that use ingredients that are in season, but many grocery stores are also beginning to do the same. One of the most important things you can do is to arm yourself with the knowledge of what's in season during certain months so you can make the most out of the produce. In-season produce not only tastes better, but you're also supporting the local farmers and eliminating your carbon footprint by minimizing orders for items that aren't available in your area, but are grown across the world and have to be shipped. Here's what's in season during Spring 2019.