Giant vegetable competitions have a lot in common with the vegetables themselves — once small and insignificant, they have grown into the juggernauts they are now. These competitions trace their origins to a Welsh pub, where a gentleman turned a bar bet into an annual competition about who can grow the largest pumpkins. Decades later, this humble competition transcended the borders of Great Britain, taking root in Facebook groups and food science around the world.
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Growing stronger and losing weight without putting in the effort seems like a fairytale, right? Electrical muscle stimulation might make the dream come true. During EMS, a full-body suit sends out electric charges that stimulate your muscles as if you’ve actually worked out. Older people, in particular, are reaping the benefits. Since they can’t do traditional strength training anymore, EMS is a viable alternative that keeps them healthy and strong. Some evidence suggests that the benefits go beyond strength training; EMS seems to promote cell growth and slow down the ageing process! Read full article here