These days formidable willpower is required to resist the call of ubiquitous supersized fast food, sugar-laden snacks, and triple portioned restaurant...
The shallow believe in luck or circumstance; the strong believe in cause and effect. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson What are your beliefs when you think abou...
I love articles that give five steps to achieve one benefit. But what if we turned that on its head? Wouldn't it be fun to have ONE step to receive five benefits?
We must acknowledge and celebrate the changing face and composition of those aging in America today by focusing on cultural competency and combating all remaining vestiges of discrimination based on age, race, gender or sexual orientation. We should strive to make sure that the quality of life keeps pace with the quantity of life for all our people.
One thing is for sure: echoes make for a pernicious diet. There is greater opportunity for us all in the lasting, less aggressive truths that ride the prevailing winds, whispering beneath all of our competing noise. There are better meals out there, too.
Are you sharing your home with kitty combatants? If so, you're not alone. Many multi-cat households face similar issues. Some feline roomies simply do...
We've been taught to think that counting calories is a great way to lose weight, keep our size stable, and prevent us from having serious muffin top. But counting calories just ain't all it's cracked up to be.
I've got some bad news. You've been duped. In fact, for the better part of the last century we've all been lied to about what it means to eat a healthy diet.
With the United States Department of Agriculture announcing meat substitutes in school lunches nationwide, replacing meat with equally protein-rich alternatives, we're starting to witness a sea change in national dietary guidelines. And it's about time. Our current approach to diets is unsustainable.
Life isn't going to be clean. It's not going to be pristine sparkling countertops and no dust on your floors and the perfect ratio of protein-to-carbs...
Just like its close competitor KFC, Popeyes offers blackened (grilled) chicken tenders and green beans for the more health-conscious of its patrons. Its green beans may have a few more calories, but its chicken has less fat than the Colonel's on average.
Intuitive eating is a term thrown around a lot and to be honest, it's hard to explain because it's so simple and complicated at the same time. Eat...
Is there really merit to the claims that cost makes eating clean unattainable for budget-minded people? And how can you reap the benefits if you're not willing to fork over huge amounts of cash?
Once upon a time I needed cover blurbs for a book. I got three. Good ones! And I learned so much about how things get done in the world.
The great thing about all of these strategies that that they don't just help the kids. Everybody wins when you make your schedule and your environment more conducive to healthy choices.
Ever feel so hungry that your lack of food causes you to become angry? It's a state that's defined as "hangry." Ever feel "hangry" when food service i...
This week The Pollination Project honors people around the world who are helping their communities address some of their most basic needs. From a women-run business in Nigeria, to school gardens in Tanzania and Uganda, and a creative rebuilding effort in Gaza, Palestine, these grantees are showing us how small local initiatives really do make a difference.
In this modern age, I think we can take "detox" into a renewed meaning of carving out the quiet space within our busy everyday lives to get clear on what nourishes, replenishes, and supports our whole self.
What gets lost in the strip routines of Magic Mike, the articles about body building, and the occult romance of True Blood is, perhaps, Joe Manganiello's most impressive characteristic: he's incredibly bright. According to him, everything he has is primarily a result of his brain, not his body.
They can provide healthy vitamins, good fats and fiber -- all while getting a party started. But could avocados be used to treat cancer?