This movement-based exercise technique was originally developed for dancers nearly a century ago. Pilates not only increases core strength and stability but also range of motion, flexibility, and muscle balance.
Today's cucumbers grow in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, from inch-long gherkins to mammoth 20-inch greenhouse varieties. Here, a guide to choosing and using cucumbers (including instructions for pickling).
Though only a tiny percentage of Americans consume raw dairy products, unpasteurized (raw) milk has been associated with more than half of all milk-related foodborne illnesses, according to a report from Johns Hopkins.