How many times have you been too busy or tired to cook a proper meal? You're exhausted and you have a million things to do, so its just easier to order out than it is to cook. But the problem with eating out all the time isn't just the impact on your wallet. By limiting [...]
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A recent study reported in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience has linked the consumption of lutein, a pigment found in leafy greens, to the preservation of "crystallized intelligence": the ability to use the skills and knowledge one has acquired over a lifetime. Lutein is found in leafy green vegetables, cruciferous vegetables (think: broccoli), and egg yolks, [...]
Eighty percent of your immunity is found in your digestive track. What do you feel in your gut? That’s a question often asked when trying to make a decision. But what about when trying to figure out your susceptibility to illness? Surprisingly, you should be asking the same question. According to an EcoWatch article, "Our gut wall [...]
Somehow it's gotten into our collective consciousness that there are certain foods that you can never have too much of. These snacks are held in an almost mythical status by people who insist you can munch to your hearts content without worrying so long as you stick to these specific foods. Sorry to say, but [...]
While the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, it can seem impossible to keep up with seasonal eating. What could possibly be harvested at such a cold and inhospitable time of year? Actually, plenty of fruits and vegetables are at their peak in November. Last year we provided recipes for winter squash and [...]
You might not believe it, but food waste is a big problem in the United States. The National Resources Defense Council report that 40 percent of food in the US goes uneaten - that's 20 pounds of food per person, per month. That has to stop! For one, it's wasteful. That amount of food is [...]
A controversial new in-vitro fertilization technique has allowed the birth of a baby boy with genetic information from three parents. This procedure is called mitrochondrial transfer, and it was created to prevent women with certain genetic mutations - those carried by a cell's mitochondria - from passing along diseases to their children. This 3 parent [...]
It's no surprise to anyone that polluted air is not good for you. But what may come as a shock is the sheer number of people suffering health consequences from that exposure. A new global air quality model released by the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals that over 92% of the world's population are breathing [...]
"Shed pounds and inhibitions" is one of the main taglines on Basic Training, an outdoor fitness company based in San Francisco. Unlike gym-based workouts, founder and instructor Jennifer Pattee leads classes through the streets of San Francisco, running, jumping, stretching, and pulling their way through the city. Pattee formed Basic Training back in 2008, after spending [...]
KINDNESS: GOOD FOR THE BODY, GOOD FOR THE SOUL When Priya Advani and her daughter were both incapacitated due to injury, Priya had to rely upon the kindness of strangers. With her sprained shoulder, she could not lift her daughter's wheelchair into and out of the car without assistance, and so had to ask random [...]