The health benefits of regular exercise are well known. No matter what you age or current health, some form of exercise will strengthen your mind, body, and soul. Not sure? Read on to see how exercise can help! 1. Weight loss: Exercise not only burns calories during a work out, but transforms fat into muscle … Continue reading Commit to be fit!
How blemished food can feed the planet… Nearly 800 million people worldwide suffer from hunger. SO why is it that 2.9 trillion pounds of food, about a third of the planet’s production, are discarded each year, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations? That is enough to feel every one of … Continue reading Ugly Food Movement
Ingredients: 3 eggs, lightly beaten ½ cup vegetable oil + ½ cup unsweetened applesauce 3 tsp vanilla 1 ¾ cup white sugar 2 cups shredded zucchini 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour + 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder ¼ tsp baking soda 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon 1 pint … Continue reading Recipe: Blueberry Zucchini Bread
By becoming more aware of our thoughts, feelings, and body sensations, from moment to moment, we give ourselves the possibility of greater freedom and choice; we do not have to go down the same old “mental ruts” that may have caused problems in the past. The aim of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is to increase … Continue reading 11 Steps Towards Daily Mindfulness
Coffee is the morning pick-me-up for millions, increasing wakefulness and improving concentration and focus. However, coffee may offer more than just an energy boost in the morning, and emerging evidence suggests that coffee offers multiple health benefits. Researchers at Harvard found that increasing coffee consumption to an average of 1.69 cups per day over a … Continue reading Coffee Rules!
The Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate Chocolate has always been regarded as an occasional indulgence. New research shows that despite the high fat content, there remain many health benefits to eating dark chocolate in moderation. Studies show that eating a small amount of dark chocolate two or three times each week can help lower your … Continue reading For the Love of Chocolate