Jenny Sansouci

Healthy Crush | Publisher

Jenny Sansouci is the publisher of HealthyCrush.com, and used to be a health coach for Dr. Frank Lipman at the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in New York City. She’s a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, with a certificate in Food Therapy from the Natural Gourmet Institute. She sends out a weekly email called Healthy Highs, providing the most life-enhancing, vibe-raising resources she can find.

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup: Sans Gluten and Dairy

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup: Sans Gluten and Dairy

There’s always room for a little indulgence over the holidays, but there are lots of simple changes you can make in your own kitchen add nutrients and nourish your body without sacrificing taste at all. Here are a few fantastic ones (all dairy free and gluten free!) to try this Thanksgiving.

Pulling Oil

Can Oil Pulling Help You Detox?

We’re all familiar with the concept of going on a cleanse or detox for a short period of time to clean our digestive systems and help heal health conditions, but did you know that our bodies are actually constantly detoxing? We have a powerful internal detoxification system, helping us sift through and eliminate toxins from our food and the environment.

Coffee

6 Great Substitutes for Kicking Your Coffee Habit

Enjoying a cup of good quality, organic coffee isn’t a problem for most people, but if you find yourself overdoing it on caffeine it can come with some pretty frustrating side effects. If you’re experiencing anxiety, trouble sleeping, digestive woes, restlessness or dehydration, you may be consuming too much. Drinking coffee as part of a healthy lifestyle is one of those tricky habits to master—you really have to find your sweet spot with it, so you don’t begin to rely on it for energy.

Sugar

You Might Be Eating Sugar And Not Even Know It

Are you eating more sugar than you think you are? If you’re trying to cut down on (or eliminate) sugar, it may not be as simple as it sounds. Sugar seems to sneak into virtually every processed food, and often under code names that don’t explicitly say “sugar.”

Lunchbox

5 Foods You Should Never Eat In Moderation

We’re all about healthy eating here at Be Well, but we believe in a little indulgence once in awhile, too. Unless you’re battling a condition that calls for strict adherence to a specific diet, having a bit of your grandma’s famous apple pie or a homemade treat shouldn’t be a problem on occasion. The important thing is to indulge in foods that are actually foods! It’s much healthier for your body and mind to use your “eat in moderation” tokens on things that are actually whole foods -- there’s no use in indulging in processed chemicals or fake foods that are only going to weaken your health.

Slowing Aging

5 Tips To Help Slow Down The Aging Process

Getting older is a given, but our diet and lifestyle play a huge role in how we look and feel along the way! Aging doesn’t necessarily mean getting sick or feeling less than our best -- if we pay attention to a few key factors and make a few important shifts, we can age healthfully and feel as optimal as possible.