Food becomes an issue when you make it an issue. This I've learned the hard way. Normalizing a plant-focused and well-rounded diet means letting children come face-to-face with their greens and preparing them in way that honors the plant's essence.
Over the years, I've realized that it's not so much a healthcare crisis we have, but a self-love crisis. Our health depends on so much more than exercise programs and vegetables. No cookie, diet soda, sandwich, or chip can provide the same nourishment that you'd gain from truly loving yourself. Nope, not even a kale smoothie can fill you up as much as truly loving yourself can.
Everybody likes water. But contrary to what the beverage industry might want you to think, you don't necessarily need a bottle of water in your hand at all times.
Take a look at your own relationship with the scale. What are you modeling for your kids? Are you on the scale frequently and making constant references to your weight?
At this point, the lid is off the box, and we know sustainability is a concern. We only have two choices: honor that concern, or dismiss it -- and knowingly eat at the expense of those to follow us.
Sugary drinks are linked to obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes -- and the more soda people drink the more likely these outcomes....
Is your health determined by the genetic code you inherited from your mother and father? Or do you have the ability to impact your fitness and longevi...
Are you curious how you can tackle your kitchen fears and make cooking feel fun and approachable? Here are five tips that will make whipping up a healthy meal much less scary.
Nutrients are needed for the normal function of the immune response; whether it is to increase the number of cells capable of fighting viruses, produce antibodies and other key mediators or kill other invading pathogens.
Schools provide many opportunities, and share a responsibility, to help children learn healthy habits, if for no other reason than because such habits are intrinsically linked to academic success.
I'm going to say the thing that moms aren't supposed to say. My kids eat chicken nuggets for dinner. Frequently. And... I'm cool with it.
There are so many different ways to include mung beans into a meal; they are such a diverse ingredient.
Chances are, if you have ever ventured just about anywhere outside of your own house, that you are familiar with the increasingly ubiquitous KIND bars...
It's important to understand that there is a fundamental difference between [Vegans and Vegetarians] when looking at it from the broadest of strokes.
You can load up your diet with foods that have been shown to fight inflammation, specifically plant-based foods containing bioactive compounds that help turn down the immune response.
The Council of Directors of the True Health Coalition is already, only weeks after its formation, home to nearly 150 leading experts from nearly 20 countries, rallying around the same basic principles of healthy eating.