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#GlobalGoals: Health and Well-Being

This is part two of our #GlobalGoals series. To read part one, click here. +++ Imagine what you could accomplish in fifteen years – what you could learn, achieve, see, change and experience. Imagine the good you could do, and imagine the bad that could happen from not taking action when you should have. This weekend, the […]


#GlobalGoals: Ending Hunger

Imagine what you could accomplish in fifteen years – what you could learn, achieve, see, change and experience. Imagine the good you could do, and imagine the bad that could happen from not taking action when you should have. This weekend, the leaders of all of the 193 United Nations member countries will get together to […]


Kefir Crush: Amie Valpone

On any given weekend, various members of the Lifeway Team can be found in cities all over the United States, talking kefir, probiotics and gut health. Along the way, we meet some of the most interesting and enthusiastic people imaginable, all of whom share our passion for healthy living through healthy eating. Sometimes (our favorite times) […]


Holy Moly, it’s National Guacamole Day!

Food fanatics that we are at Lifeway, we’re always more than happy to celebrate special foods on special days. From Chocolate Milkshake Day to Ice Cream Sundae Day, Waffle Day and beyond, we know that good food is fuel for our bodies, but also feeds to soul.     Which brings us to National Guacamole […]


Habits for a Healthy Life

In general, humans are creatures of habit. We do the same things over and over again, either because they’re easy, or because they’re all we know. We learn and develop habits by watching our friends, families, and peers/co-workers. When it comes to helping children develop healthy habits for life, you have to start early and you […]


Celebrate Your Elders on Grandparents Day

Grandparents are the best; they let you eat ice cream for breakfast and pancakes and bacon for dinner. They always have the best arts and crafts projects. They teach you how to play gin rummy – and let you win.   Any six-year-old will tell you that every day is Grandparents Day, but according to the calendar, […]


5 Family-Friendly End-of-Summer Activities

While school has already started and is likely in full swing, summer will still lingering on for a few more weeks. So before you break our your autumn-scented candles, burlap wreaths and head to the pumpkin patch, take advantage of some of our favorite outdoor summer activities! Be sure to pack enough healthy snacks to avoid the […]


Parent-Approved Kid-Friendly Snacks

One of our biggest passions at Lifeway is childhood nutrition and education. We believe that the keys to good health include what you eat as much as how you eat. We believe that giving children access to quality, nutrient-dense foods (that actually taste good) is crucial to developing healthy habits, which lead to healthy lives. […]


Cooking with Kefir: Healthy Kefir Swaps

While drinking a tall, cold glass of creamy kefir is a classic way to enjoy our favorite tart and tangy probiotic beverage, it’s certainly not the only way. There are several ways to use kefir as a healthy swap to your favorite recipes! We love cooking with kefir and using it in any recipe we […]


Easy Back-to-School Dinners

The time has come once again for pools to close, for leaves to turn and for the weather to change. While we still have a few weeks of summer left (at least here in Chicago), there’s a definite shift in the air – in our attitudes and habits. We attribute this, of course, to the […]