There’s a growing metabolic health crisis sweeping the globe. But Tyler Lesher believes that the real issue isn’t what you think. In this new MAPS Scholarship, he explores that while the western diet is the culprit, the underlying issue is the inflammatory cycle — and how nutrition and exercise can serve as interventions.
It’s been an amazing summer and will hopefully be a warm and cozy fall. That means there is still ample opportunity for backyard picnics, time spent on the beach or the backyard, BBQ’s, parties, and long conversation-filled hours spent dining al fresco. Each one of these delightful events has one thing in common for most of us – free-flowing alcohol.
By Shaina Painter, MS, CNSc
Diet culture has become pervasive in western culture in the last few decades, from the latest detox tea to “intuitive fasting.” It’s an industry worth more than $78 billion. And it’s growing, with as much as 49.1% of people dieting to lose weight.
Have you tried sipping a warm, comforting cup of bone broth? If you’re at all plugged into the “wellness” scene, you are probably aware that bone broth is making quite the grand entrance into the health beverage world.
Want to feel better, learn new things more easily, and improve your cognitive function — all by drinking something? This simple smoothie recipe can deliver all that and more by releasing a powerful neurotransmitter called BDNF.
By Chef Eduardo Justo and Ariana Casellas
You’ve almost certainly eaten fermented foods even if you didn’t know it! Fermented foods have been around for thousands of years, but new research is showing the positive effect that they have on our health. Here’s what they are, how they help, and how to incorporate them into your diet.