Humans have a long history of healing the body by abstaining from foods and consuming medicinal ingredients (and I don’t mean subsisting on green juice alone).
Eating plant-based meals is the easiest way to reduce your carbon footprint. You don’t need to be an all day, everyday vegan, or shop only at the farmers’ market, but by swapping a meat-filled meal for a vegan one once a day, you can lend our environment a much-needed hand.
There’s a health buzzword going around: “healthy fat.” We know that some fats can be good for us, (like avocado, cacao, and olive oil) and some not so much when eaten often. But what exactly is “healthy fat,” and why are some fats labeled “good” and “bad”? And what are the actual health effects of…
Going meatless, even just once in a few times a week, can make an amazing impact on your health. You don’t have to cut all animal products out of your life cold-turkey, but decreasing the amount of meat and increasing the number of vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, and grains that you eat can do wonders…
We know that when you go shopping for groceries, deciding between all of the food options available can sometimes be overwhelming. We often rely on the labels we see on the packaging to shape our opinions on whether a food is a healthy choice to purchase.
In 2017, many people will make resolutions again and then immediately break them. Why? Because they won’t do anything different. They don’t have commitment plans. They’re just wishing.
You know the proverbial “rule of three”? It is the rough idea that a person can go three weeks without food, three days without water, and three minutes without breathing.
To struggle is to be human. It is through our hardest of times that we grow and are shaped by the people we want to be in the world. It really fucking sucks and can hurt more than we ever knew possible, but it teaches us so much about what we are capable of.