For a moment, picture yourself outside on a warm, sunny day. Imagine you’re barefoot and running through a field of lush, soft grass. You might even find the corners of your mouth turning up toward your ears thinking about it. Feel-good elements aside, there are unquestionable benefits to spending time outside. These benefits include increased
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.
By Dr. Nicole Harkin, MD, FACC
For years, cardiologists have focused on risk factors like high blood pressure and high cholesterol, but are now turning their attention to how mental health impacts our heart!