Healthy Living

Healthy Halloween Recipe Round Up

While Halloween (for many) is a night of munching on candy and other not-so-belly-friendly dishes, it doesn’t have to be! There are plenty of festive and delicious ways to not only celebrate the holiday, but fuel up for a night of fun. From powerful breakfast smoothies to protein-packed dinners, read on for our list of […]


Probiotic Partner: Sauerkraut

At the start of the year, E! News predicted that sauerkraut would be one of the trendiest foods of 2015. That’s because the crunchy, tangy fermented side dish is overflowing with healthy probiotic bacteria. In fact, all those good-for-you bugs are likely what prompted iconic integrative physician Andrew Weil, MD, to call sauerkraut “a living […]


Fall’s Bounty: 6 Ways to Use Apples

Here in the Midwest, the leaves on our beautiful trees are turning and falling fast, which means we have just a few weeks left to take trips to the local apple orchards and stock up on bushels and bushels of tart, juicy, crisp apples. Falling For Apples   Apples don’t just taste good, they’re good […]


Healthy Halloween Candy Swaps

Halloween is just around the corner, and no doubt you’ve seen grocery store aisle fill up with bags and boxes of colorful confections. While a little indulgence here in there won’t do too much damage, devouring a bag or two of snack-sized chocolate bars and chewy toffees might. To keep yourself from mindlessly munching, but […]


Eat Pickles, be Cool as a Cucumber

A new psychiatry research study out of the College of William & Mary and University of Maryland found a potential link between probiotic-containing fermented foods like pickles, kimchi, and kefir, and social anxiety. They discovered that young adults who eat more fermented foods experience fewer symptoms or social anxiety, with the effect proving strongest among those at genetic […]


Fall in Love with Apples

Kids eat a lot of apples, according to a new study. “Duh,” you say? We agree. Still, new research published in the journal Pediatrics found that apples account for nearly 20 percent of fruit intake among Americans ages 2 to 19.   That’s actually pretty stellar news, considering apples are surprisingly healthy. Here’s why one […]


#GlobalGoals: Responsible Consumption

This is part three in our #GlobalGoals series. Click here to read part one and here to read part two. +++ 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 […]


#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 […]


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) […]