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A Tribute to Late Summer Produce

Posted by: Alyssa Langer, RDN, LDN - September 23, 2019

  Summer has always had the best reputation when it comes to produce; it seems like every fruit or veggie you find at the market tastes its best sometime from June to August—even the veggies you know are truly ‘winter vegetables.’ But there are some that are standouts to me, the ones for which I […]

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Obtainable Goals

Posted by: Carter Scott, Certified Personal Trainer - September 16, 2019

  Honesty and self-awareness are key to setting and achieving obtainable goals which, in turn, create a history of success.   In my former singing career, history of success was a powerful tool. If I set an obtainable goal of learning an opera role bit by bit on a set schedule and stuck to it, […]

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September is National Yoga Awareness Month

Posted by: Jarvis Quarterman, Certified Yoga Instructor - September 9, 2019

“I was looking for someone to inspire me, motivate me, support me, and change me for the better… Someone who would love me, Affirm me, make me feel healthy and normal again… and I realized all along that I was looking for myself.”    –Jarvis Quarterman   Yoga as a Path to Health Freedom National […]

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Adult Picky Eaters

Posted by: Janine Reinholtz, M.S., R.D., L.D.N. - September 1, 2019

  It is generally thought that children are the picky eaters, however for many individuals, picky eating lasts through adulthood. The reason why people are opposed to certain textures like fresh tomatoes and not marinara sauce is considered to be evolutionary; the causes for the avoidance of certain foods and the prefernce for others can […]

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2019 “New Trend” Sound as Meditation?

Posted by: Jarvis Quarterman, Certified Yoga Instructor - August 26, 2019

When you close your eyes, and envision someone meditating, you probably imagine them sitting in silence, hands in lap and focused on clearing their mind. They might listen to or chant the mantra “Om,” but for the most part, sounds are distracting when meditating… right? Maybe not! Chances are you might be able to clear […]

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Intuitive Eating

Posted by: Janine Reinholtz, M.S., R.D., L.D.N. - August 19, 2019

Many dietitians will explain that they “don’t like diets because diets don’t work”, therefore they prefer clients and patients to follow intuitive eating. Unfortunately the term ‘Intuitive Eating’ doesn’t necessarily translate to the population.   Intuitive eating is really just the act of listening to your body and feeding it what it not only wants, […]

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Myths About Supplements

Posted by: Carlo Varquez, M.S. - August 12, 2019

Supplements are helpful, but not a shortcut: Some common myths about them     If you take the word literal, supplements are made to support a healthy, fit, and longer life. If there was an “easy button” to swallow, the world would not be facing an increasing rate of people developing chronic diseases. Dietary supplements […]

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Travel Snacks

Posted by: Alyssa Langer, RDN, LDN - August 6, 2019

  If you’re one of the many Americans who chooses to travel over the summer, you’ve likely recently faced the tough reality that is packing healthy snacks when driving, flying, or taking the train to your summer vacation destination. Sure, you could get a snack at an airport shop, but those stores tend to be […]

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Yoga Beyond the Asanas

Posted by: Jarvis Quarterman, Certified Yoga Instructor - July 29, 2019

“The aim of yoga is to eliminate the control that material nature exerts over the human spirit, to rediscover through introspective practice what the poet T.S. Eliot called “the still point of the turning world.”   ~Barbara Stoler Miller          Often, when most people hear the word yoga, most of us initially think […]

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