We all know that getting out into and experiencing nature is good for body and soul but these days, unfortunately, most of us are way out of touch with nature. Many of us live in hermetically-sealed houses, travel to our windowless offices in airless cars and trains, have lunch delivered, then close out the day indoors, with a workout at the gym, yoga or spin studio.
Ultimately, understanding what’s going on in your food, learning as much as you can about where it came from and how it was raised is essential to maintaining wellness. And if you can shift over to as many toxin-free foods as possible, so much the better
Glutathione is the single most powerful antioxidant your body produces – and recycles. A combination of three amino acids — glycine, glutamate and cysteine — glutathione helps prevent cell damage from heavy metals and free radicals, so having enough circulating in your cells is essential to living a vibrant, energetic life.
Before there were gyms, treadmills, and sneakers, there was simple, human movement. And just about every day, all day, throughout human history, humans did a lot of it, to survive, to locate water, food, and perhaps the neighbors. Fast forward a few millennia and everyday movement has all but ground to a halt. Most of us are sitting far too much…
Alzheimer’s. The mere mention of the word sends shivers down our collective spines. Millions have been touched by it, having witnessed the devastation up close with loved ones who’ve been diagnosed. It is, as we all know, a grim picture, so it’s imperative that each one of us does everything possible to avoid the disease
Friendships come and go, ebb and flow, and, as we age, some can disappear altogether. While technology does make staying in touch (however loosely) easier, digital friendships can’t fully replace old-school, face-to-face time. While real friendships may require a little more effort, their benefits to physical and emotional health are legion
For thousands of years, fasting – the practice of voluntarily abstaining from food and drink for a prescribed period – has been used for religious reasons, to make political statements, as a form of protest, self-expression, to rest the digestive system, or to minimize the effects of overdoing it at the buffet table.
How can you make sure your meals are loaded with everything your body needs to look, feel, and be well? Try our shopping and cook-at-home hacks, and over time, you’ll give your pantry the healthy makeover it needs.
Wellness – we all want it, and if you’re a regular reader of this blog, or just ‘wellness-curious,’ chances are, you’ve got some kind of handle on the essentials like clean diet, good sleep, movement and regular relaxation. This holistic approach is the path to feeling good and living well for as long as possible. But there is another piece of the puzzle that’s starting to get some well-deserved attention.
Walking is one of the simplest ways to fight off chronic diseases that can wreak havoc on your body and brain. Here are 6 reasons why you should go for a walk right now: