Running has a way of making us feel alive. It’s natural and invigorating to feel our feet on the earth and the breeze roll off our skin. From a path in the woods, a busy city sidewalk, or a gym treadmill, we have a sense of freedom when we run. Freedom from our thoughts, to-do lists, and work. Whether we’ve run a marathon or around the neighborhood, we must remember to care for our bodies when we get home. After a run, our food choices, actions, and sleep schedules affect us more than we know!
In our latest blog, we put together some nutrition tips that anyone – whether you’re running in a marathon or just starting a couch to 5k program – can benefit from!
World Mental Health Day is when we take a moment to shed light on a topic that is considered taboo. Mental health can often be an uncomfortable conversation because it’s not a black and white topic. But when we start the dialogue, knowledge and compassion show up! If you know someone who has been affected […]
Today’s post and recipe comes from our friend Seamus Mullen, an award-winning chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and leading authority in the conversation on food, health and wellness.
Life is busy. We never seem to have enough time: to cook, relax, or complete all the little errands that are constantly accumulating on our “to-do” lists. Eating a healthy breakfast is a small but effective way to set your day on the right track. Unfortunately, breakfast often ends up taking a backseat or is completely sacrificed because of our lack of time. While I may not be able to gift you extra hours in the day, I may be able to help you better organize your breakfast so you can spend less time in the kitchen and still have a filling and healthy meal.
Have you ever felt that wave of bliss after enjoying a good meal? You’re not alone: the foods you eat not only contribute to your overall health, but they can improve your mood, too. If you’re looking to put some pep in your step consider adding some of these good mood foods to your diet: Dark Chocolate […]
Everyone’s talking about probiotics these days – the enzymes and bacteria that help regulate digestion, support immunity and generally make you feel good. Prebiotics are another, equally important component of a healthy diet. But what exactly are they?
Spring means the return of warm weather, but it also means the start of allergy season. From the sniffles to itchy eyes, headaches to asthma and beyond, seasonal allergies affect millions of people every year. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in […]
We’ve all heard how healthy probiotics can be for you — but what exactly are they? We’ve got answers for all of your probiotic-related questions. Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about probiotics and their benefits.
Across the nation, football fans are gathering at sports bars or hosting parties at home to watch the big game. Sure it’s a favorite American holiday for sports fans, but some of us are just not into it. If you fall into the latter crowd, go ahead and treat yourself to something you actually want to do today. You can always catch the highlights tomorrow. Here are five things to do that don’t involve football.
Life can get really busy this time of year. We all go head-first into the New Year with intentions to take better care of ourselves, lose that extra 10 pounds, or simply improve our health altogether. But too often the hectic game of life gets the better of us. A lot of people especially struggle to eat well at work. I’ve found that it’s easiest to stay on track with my health and nutrition by following these three guidelines.
Proper portion control saves money and time, improves digestion, and helps reach or maintain a healthy weight for all body types. It sounds simple in theory, but it can be difficult to execute – especially if you love to eat! Don’t worry, we’re here to simplify things for you! Take a look at our 6 tips and conquer portion control once and for all.