Woman practicing restorative yoga for extra rest and rejuvenation

Fall has gradually wound down making way for winter. As the days have become shorter and the light and heat of summer have subsided, there is a shift in our internal body rhythms too. Since yoga and Ayurveda declare that we need to be in sync with our environment to experience harmony, we need to be mindful of the change in seasons. We can help smooth the transition from fall to winter by balancing vata dosha.

Lentils and Carrots with pesto

Lentils, Roasted Carrots and Carrot Top Pesto

The best part about this recipe is that its many recipes in one! The roasted carrots and carrot top pesto are a fantastic side on their own but become a hearty plant-based meal when served on top of savory... Read more
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How Much Protein Do You Need on a Plant-Based Diet?

Vegetarians and vegans concerned about their nutritional intake often wonder: how much protein should I consume? Active people who exercise a lot or are looking to build muscle in particular need lots of... Read more
Mark Hyman on Racism in the Food Industry

Hidden Racism: Social Injustice in the Food Industry and How to Counteract It

Why have a disproportionate burden, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19 fallen on African-American and Hispanic populations? Perhaps it is that these communities often live in food deserts and food swamps... Read more
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Live Longer: Eat a High Fiber Diet

The media is full of mixed messages about nutrition, and it can become very confusing. One area that has been portrayed especially poorly in recent years is carbohydrate intake. Many popular diets have... Read more
Facial Expressions and their relationship to stress

Face Yoga: Relax Your Facial Muscles to Relieve Stress

If you’ve ever watched the TV show “Lie To Me,” you know that people automatically express their emotions through their facial expressions, whether they want to or not. Our nervous system is hardwired to... Read more
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Boost Your Mood with Food—and More

During this strange time, we’re all experiencing a wide range of emotions and concerns. And while food can’t solve all our problems, there’s no doubt that what’s at the end of your fork impacts how you feel,... Read more

Fascia. Inflammation and the Aging Process: How to Stay Healthy and Supple at Any Age

In 2019, the Journal of Anatomy published a research paper titled Fascia Thickness, Aging, and Flexibility : Is There an Association ? The gist of the study was something we’ve seen before—that when exposed to... Read more
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Keep Learning to Boost Your Brain

They say youth is wasted on the young, which may be particularly true when appreciating learning. It is the rare child who loves attending school and truly values how different subjects can expand the mind. As... Read more
Woman holdng a broken chain representing the celebration of letting go of resentment

Learn to Forgive, For Health and Happiness

“If one by one we counted people out for the least sin, it wouldn’t take us long to get so we had no one left to live with. For to be social is to be forgiving .” ~Robert Frost There are two things that may... Read more
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2 Steps To Creating Resilience

When life is shaking us up and we’re feeling stressed, it can be tough to feel resilient. Resilience helps us to deal with the chaos and overwhelm, but how do we create it when we feel like we’re underwater?... Read more