By Heather Snyder Ippolito
In today’s modern world, it’s easier than ever to find yourself sitting in a slouched position at your desk or slumped over a laptop for hours at a time. All that slouching takes its toll on your muscles, joints, and ligaments, and causes changes in your spine’s natural curvature — and almost always leads to pain. Here are 5 simple steps that will help you shift those habits and create a healthier setup so that you can stop slouching and enjoy some painless sitting!
By Chef Eduardo Justo and Ariana Casellas
The world of vegetables is vast and colorful, and so much more interesting than pieces of meat. Vegetables come in all shapes, sizes, textures, and flavors, and there are so many different kinds for you to discover and play with as you explore your cooking creativity.
By Erica Zellner, MS, CNS
When was the last time you enthusiastically chose to eat something bitter? Bitter foods taste bad to us, but there’s a beauty in the sharp, distinct tingle you feel on your tongue. They actually can enhance other flavors and, as an added bonus, offer a wealth of healing properties for our bodies!
By Dr. Bianca Inirio, OTD
If you’re pregnant there’s a good chance you’re wondering about the safety of prenatal workouts and want to know, “Can I still workout?” This short guide will help you separate fact from myth about what’s safe and what’s not while growing a human being inside of you, and will help you feel more comfortable on your journey of becoming a healthy parent.
There will always be students who want — and teachers that offer — beautifully serene and serious yoga classes. This type of yoga is immensely valuable and can be positively life changing. But you should also consider making room for some humor in your yoga practice — you may discover that laughter is the best pranayama of all.
Grocery shopping can feel like a dreaded chore — until you learn to appreciate the abundance of healthy, fresh, colorful, food available and you start to say to yourself, “I get to choose.”