Editor´s Note from Cheryl Murphy: Protein bars seem to be the perfect source of nourishment, especially immediately after a good workout, but is the tasty treat really that healthy for us? Take a look at the clip to see what may be hiding in the delicious bite, besides protein.
by Cheryl Murphy
ATH Asst. Editor of Holistic Nutrition
Coughing your lungs up, a phrase no doubt, is no laughing matter so maintaining healthy lungs is crucial to all, especially as we age...
Editor's Note from Cheryl Murphy: Omega-3,6, and 9 fish oils have had their claim to fame, but omega-7, a mono-unsaturated class of fats, has stayed under the radar. Omega-7 is a powerful fatty acid that reduces mucous buildup and soothes the cellular membranes of the lungs. Read how this super fish oil can reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
by Ed and Deb Shapiro
Cross-posted from www.Care2.com
When times are hard, if we are sick, have lost a partner, job, or home, then it’s not always easy to be thankful. Yet those can actually be the very best times to give thanks – for the things we do have, not those we don’t have...
Editor's Note from Sue O'Callahan: Gratitude is central to well-being. It cleanses, heals and inspires. The more grateful we feel, the richer and fuller our experience.
by Melina Meza, BS Nutrition, 500-RYT
I’m quite fond of the old yogic saying, “it’s never too late, or too early, to consider sequencing your life today for a healthier tomorrow.” Because I really believe it to be true.
Everyday you get opportunity to restate your intentions and purpose, which helps align your prana so you accomplish your goals...
Editor's Note from Lexi Yoga: Melina Meza shares with us an Ayurvedic perspective on how to stay balanced and stabilize your earth element before approaching the summer season. Your sleeping patterns, overuse of your senses and improper eating can all affect your well-being.
by Caitlin Sammons
Nutritious snacks can keep you alert throughout the day and help your body maintain a consistent energy level. Eating healthy snacks provides important protein, fiber, and healthy fats you may miss during mealtime...
Editor's Note from Neda Smith: If you are looking for some great delicious snack ideas either for yourself or the ones you love, Caitlin Sammons has listed 10 nutritious options. Sometimes you just feel like a snack and here are some great options to choose from.
Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Peter Attia, a surgeon, used to feel contempt with patients with diabetes. He felt that it was their fat was their fault and thus responsible for the foot amputation. Years later, Dr Attia, received a surprising diagnosis and started to challenge his beliefs in diabetes and obesity. Could the diabetes be causing the obesity? Are we looking at it all wrong?
by Michelle Schoffro Cook,PhD
Cross-posted from www.Care2.com
Organic food was the only option for thousands of years. Now, with pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and genetically-modified foods, organic is still the best option...
Editor´s Note from Cheryl Murphy: Yes, there are several reasons to eat organic whether it is to prevent cancer, supporting wildlife habitats or just because it tastes better. Research continues to unveil that organic produce has more nutrients, lacks neurotoxins and supports children's brains and body development. Michelle Schoffro Cook, author of "The Life Force Diet: 3 Weeks to Supercharge Your Health and Stay Slim with Enzyme-Rich Foods" gives 17 good reasons to eat organic.
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