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10 Reasons Why You Should Have Greens Every Day

Even though eating green veggies — especially dark leafy greens — is very important, this type of vegetable is often missing from our modern diet.

Pauline Hanuise
June 20 2013

5 Superfoods You Probably Don't Know (But Should)

It seems like everyone is talking about superfoods, many of which have become staples in cupboards around the world. They're invaluable tools to help...

Yoko Inoue
June 17 2013

5 Ways To Naturally Reduce Sun Damage

Aesthetics aside, sunburn is highly damaging to the skin.

June 14 2013

A Simple Health Guide To The Most Common Grains

Amaranth, barley, buckwheat, bulgur, corn, couscous, farro, kamut, kaniwa, millet, oats, quinoa, brown rice, white rice, forbidden rice, wild rice,...

Tiffany Lester, M.D.
June 12 2013

The Best Foods To Help You Eat The Rainbow & Boost Your Energy

Food is energy. Every bite of food that we take is converted into a symphony of chemical substances that can either serve us by promoting and...

3 Healthy Reasons To Enjoy Chocolate Every Day

Is there such a thing as a guilt-free pleasure when it comes to food? Absolutely, and chocolate is one of them. This delectable, seemingly addictive...

The Ultimate Guide To Staying Healthy Over Summer Vacation

One of the best parts of summer is vacation! It can be easy to let our healthy habits slide into the background, but you can still have that margarita...

Tiffany Lester, M.D.
June 5 2013

Gluten-Free Recipe: Protein-Packed Beetroot Brownies

Chocolate brownies are a childhood favorite for many of us. But as we get older and become more educated about nutrition, and more in tune with the...

Gluten-Free Recipe: Anti-Aging Trail Mix

Mulberries are an anti-aging superfood with a similar flavor to dried figs. Low in calories and high in resveratrol, vitamin C, and iron, there are...

Tiffany Lester, M.D.
May 30 2013

Dandelion Tea For Health & Healing

Sauté them, steam them or make a batch of my dandelion tea, and introduce your body to the goodness of this powerful green.

Nikki Croes
May 29 2013

How To Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

My diet recently created the perfect storm for a urinary tract infection (UTI). First, I overindulged on crackers and excessive carbohydrates flooded...

Irene Ross
May 17 2013

Vegan Recipe: Banana-Strawberry Chia Pudding

My love for chia seeds has been around for quite some time, but I never pulled the trigger on making chia pudding due to the fact that it didn't look...

Abby Bliss White
May 10 2013

The Best Spring Vegetables To Support Detoxification

The weather is officially warmer here on the East Coast, and New York city is abuzz with springtime excitement: al fresco dining, long walks in the...

Abra Pappa
May 9 2013

The Most Powerful Antioxidant You Never Knew Existed

Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) is found in every cell of your body. It's an antioxidant that attacks free radicals — waste products from the body’s...

Elizabeth Rocchino
May 9 2013

It's Monday! 10 Tricks To Set Yourself Up For A Great Day

Is that your alarm going off, already? You quickly roll over to hit the snooze button, and maybe repeat a couple times before your feet hit the floor,...

Megan McHargue
May 6 2013

DIY: Easy (And Edible) Seasonal Fruit Facial

With summer around the corner there is a whole new batch of fresh produce for us to enjoy. From strawberries and rhubarb to beets and mangoes, there’s...

Sabrina Taylor
April 26 2013

Raw Recipe: Chocolate Acai Energy Bars

As the seasons change and we progress into summer, most of us naturally get more active. We go out for hikes, walk the trails, and the kids try out...

Simone Durand
April 26 2013

The 6 Best Fruits & Veggies For Spring

Eating foods that are in season makes sense from an environmental and health standpoint. Eating local seasonal produce means you're getting the...

Margaret Wertheim
April 23 2013