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Tag: Wellness

Here’s how you can feel better about yourself + do good for others.

Feel better about yourself while making others feel great about themselves by saying a simple thank you.  As stated in a  Psychology Today article there are areas of the brain  affected by appreciation and gratitude. The hypothalamus, which controls basic bodily functions such as eating and sleeping, and dopamine ( the“reward neurotransmitter”)  are heavily affected […]

Meet Anaflore; Strong Mother, Gastric Sleeve Surgery Patient & Our Next Winner of Our One Year Personal Training Giveaway!

  Here’s to strong females, may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them! We are happy to introduce to you our next personal training winner Anaflore! Anaflore is fellow strong female mother who underwent surgery and is trying to improve her health for herself and for her son.Read more about her motivational […]

Bad Fitness Habits You Should Break

For the New Year, we all get excited to begin our new health and fitness goals. However, our excitement often turns into going extreme and killing ourselves at the gym.  This is not good at all, because you can injure your body in the process. Fitness guru Jillian Michaels shares six common fitness blunders that could be keeping you […]

The FDA Is Finally Modernizing The Term “Healthy” On Food Labels

The Food and Drug Administration recently released a statement titled, Use of the Term “Healthy” in the Labeling of Human Food Products: Guidance for Industry, to finally change terms of using the word “healthy” on food labels. We are happy about it and you will be too when you read the new terms. Let’s start with […]

A Smoothie to Help You Reset and Recharge

A new year calls for a refreshing smoothie to reset and recharge after the holiday season. This pick-me-up drink is filled with nutritious ingredients the body needs and craves to ensure it performs its best. Start your day right with this burst of green goodness! INGREDIENTS: 3 cups spinach for daily dose of greens.  1 fruit […]

Juice Cleanses Can’t Detox Your Body

With the holiday season right around the corner, it is also the time when we tend to obsess about overeating and ask ourselves how we are  going to “detox” from all those holiday pies in our system. By detoxing, we mean going on a juice cleanse. Juice cleanses have become very popular in the health and […]

Healthy Holidays: Rosh Hashanah

“L’shanah tovah!” to all who are celebrating Rosh Hashanah! Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year, a time for reflection and repentance, where no work is permitted and the holiday is spent with family. The term Rosh Hashanah literally means to Head of the Year or the New Year which occurs on the first and second days […]

5 Reasons Why It’s OK To Be Obsessed With Pumpkin + Recipe

The autumn season is finally here (insert all the fall emojis). It’s bittersweet because to be honest, summer is the real favorite for us, but every season has its benefits, right? For the fall, also known as pumpkin season in the USA, we like to eat, drink and do anything we possibly can with this seasonal […]

Say No to the Freshman 15

Good morning class, today we are talking about the “Freshman 15″. Pay close attention, because we are sharing some very important information about the topic we all wish would just disappear. What is the Freshman 15? The term refers to the weight gained in your first year of college, also known as your freedom year. […]

Why You Should Be Wary Of The Term “Low-Fat”

For the past few years the word “fat” was our dietary enemy. We have avoided butter, oil, full cream dairies and even avocados because of the firm belief that fats will make us fat. It is true that fats contain twice the amount of calories per gram compared to carbohydrates and protein. Considering that information, it is […]