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The Fitness Craze of Plogging: What You Need to Know About This Eco-Friendly Exercise

Plogging, a new hobby/exercise originating from Sweden (plocka upp), is the combination of jogging while picking up litter. This new eco-conscious exercise began in 2016, benefitting not only the body, but the planet’s health. This craze grew into a cultural connector, with the UK, Finland, Australia, Italy, India, Canada, and the US joining in. Jogging has taken on a new purpose, shedding light on global waste, and giving us the chance to rewrite the future of our planet.


Happy Mother’s Day!

Motherhood is the foundation of life, compassion, and empowerment. While one day a year isn’t nearly enough to show mom our thanks, we’ve come up with a list of some of our favorite ways to spend this special day.


Hemp: Superfood Spotlight

Hemp. This is a plant that has quite a controversial association. It tends to leave the one thinking about marijuana rather than plant-based plastics, treeless paper, fabric, and healthy cooking. However, within recent years, we have seen the rise of hemp being used in the fashion and culinary worlds, giving people the opportunity to see this plant in a new light.


Stress Awareness Month

Stress is personal, both biological and psychological, affecting the mind and body on a cellular level. Naturally, we find stress to be bad, something that holds us back, but what would happen if we changed our perspective? A natural part of our human experience, stress can be anything life brings our way that has the potential to upset our balance. In 2017, anxiety disorders were the most common mental illness, affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older.


Rainbow Carrots: Superfood Spotlight

A rainbow of nutrition in every bite, carrots are rich in potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin K. Different varieties of carrots have been enjoyed around the world for thousands of years and have been used in spiritual practices to increase fertility and dispel illusions. Learn more about these colorful root vegetables, their rich history, and nutritional […]


Maca: Superfood Spotlight

Maca, a root vegetable native to the Andes Mountains, has been treasured by Peruvians for centuries. Modern studies have shown everything this tiny superfood has to offer, from increased energy levels to improved memory function. Maca’s earthy undertones will complement any smoothie, oatmeal, and even cookies. What is Maca? Maca is a cruciferous vegetable in […]


Sunchokes: Superfood Spotlight

Sunchokes, otherwise known as Jerusalem artichokes, are root vegetables that resemble the look of ginger with the texture of potatoes. Sunchokes are native to North America, originally found in the central United States and Canada before being introduced to France in 1616. It was with that journey to Europe that this knobby veggie first began […]


The Kefir Cookbook Tour

Part memoir, part cookbook, The Kefir Cookbook is a delicious collection of over 100 globally inspired sweet and savory recipes made with the probiotic-rich and nutrient-dense superfood kefir. It contains stories that describe the journey of one of the natural food industry’s pioneering brands, Lifeway, and the family that created it. Author Julie Smolyansky, daughter […]


Get ready to party with Lifeway at ExpoWest 2018!

Will you be attending ExpoWest this year? If so, you should definitely check out one (or many) of the fun Lifeway activities we have planned this year. We’re so excited to share all of the new products, sample some of our favorite flavors, and even unveil the new #TheKefirCookbook written by our CEO Julie Smolyansky! (Check out […]