Happy Sunday! As always, Links We Love brings you our favorite health and fitness inspiration from around the web. This week, we have two awesome articles on food: purple artichokes (!) and the flexitarian diet. We also dig deep into the ins and outs of exercise and the body, and share some helpful productivty hacks. We want to show our love and share kick-ass content in the wellness world, and here are our picks:

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Baby Purple Artichokes: Small Size, Big Heart
Pasta is one thing. But...artichokes? (And purple ones for that matter.) Learn how to store, prep, and cook this veggie up and really get a chance to taste the rainbow. (via Food52)


The Flexitarian Diet
A little bit of this (meat) and a lotta bit of that (plants). Learn more about the flexitarian diet and if it's good for your health. (via IDEA Fit)

Defending Gen Y (Sort Of...)

Generation Cry: Why I Can (Kinda Sorta) Defend Gen Y
Oh Gen Y: Is it really all about me me me? This article delves into the behaviors of millenialls and the idea of "healthy self-promotion." (via LearnVest)

Learning what Exercise Really does

How Exercise Affects Your Body (And How to Pick the Right Workout)
A heavy breath, a high heart rate, and super sore muslces. What is actually going on in the body when we hit the treadmill, weight rack, or swimming pool? (via LifeHacker)

Getting A Ton of Sh*T Done (And fast)

The Secret To Getting More Done In Less Time
Productivity FTW. Perhaps we don't need more hours in the day — just some tips to stay organized, manage your inbox, and stay happy. (via The Daily Muse)

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