If we can have nut-free schools, we can have junk-free schools. Our nation's schools should be places committed to nurturing bodies and minds, and not teaching lessons destructive to building strong and healthy children.
If you take the pledge to be healthier this week, we're asking that you also take the time to think about the health of children and mothers who are facing hard economic realities and the health consequences of those circumstances.
Release yourself from all judgment, guilt and shame around your choices. You consciously made the decision to indulge your cravings and desires... so enjoy it.
What would kids eat if salads and strawberries replaced French fries on the menu? Most of them would order the salad and strawberries, finds a new study.
Eisenhower had an incredible ability to sustain his productivity not just for weeks or months, but for decades. And for that reason, it is no surprise that his methods for time management, task management, and productivity have been studied by many people.
When someone says they want to "boost their metabolism," what they usually mean is that they want to burn more calories as part of an effort to lose weight. That line of thinking isn't entirely wrong, but your metabolism actually does a lot more than just burn calories.
Food hysteria demonizes the pleasure we should all derive from eating good food. Real food is to be enjoyed and shared. If you want to be scared, worry more about food scarcity as we disregard our planet. Otherwise, enjoy your meal.
Never before have the dietary guidelines garnered so much public attention, and for good reason.
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As far as I can tell, there seem to be two basic religious attitudes toward the planet. One may be summed up along the lines of: It was made for us, a...
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Here are four solid tips that will help you get in the best shape for summer.
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?