Health + Wellness

Striking Photos Show What Kids Around the World Eat for Lunch

Striking Photos Show What Kids Around the World Eat for Lunch

School lunches in the U.S. have just gotten a wake-up call: a series of images created by a New York-based healthy café chain, Sweetgreen, captured images of typical school lunches in the U.S. and eight other countries, and posted the images side-by-side on their website. A series of images created by a New York-based healthy café chain captured […]

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    How to Get Your Kids to Eat Superfoods

    How to Get Your Kids to Eat Superfoods

    The inherent pickiness of children’s eating habits can pose challenges for parents every step of the way—we’re constantly brainstorming new ways to add healthy ingredients to meals, and present those healthy ingredients in ways that will convince kids to eat them. When it comes to superfoods—whole grains, legumes, nuts and vegetables with high amounts of […]

    How to Live a Joyful Life: 5 Lessons from Shamanism

    How to Live a Joyful Life: 5 Lessons from Shamanism

    I want to live a happy life. Most people do. But it can be bewildering. Our culture teaches us to strive after so many things that don’t lead to happiness. Money. Status. Power. Fame. Instant gratification. Material possessions. The perfect body. And on and on and on. “Shamanism” is an umbrella term that encompasses diverse […]

    Top 10 Cities Where Americans Love Eating Organic

    Top 10 Cities Where Americans Love Eating Organic

    Ask anyone who eats organic food why they do it and they’ll likely have a list of reasons: it’s better for your body, better for the planet and arguably better tasting. And now, they’ll have a new list to recite: the top 10 most organic cities in America. Campbell Soup Company unveiled a new line of […]

    Will Camel’s Milk Be the Next Big Craze?

    Will Camel’s Milk Be the Next Big Craze?

    Camel milk has been in use for centuries in Middle Eastern, Asian and North African cultures. Recently, some vanguard American farmers have been bringing that tradition to the U.S. And it might be the perfect time to do so because camels, being desert dwellers, are extremely water efficient. “This is truly one of nature’s superfoods,” says Andrew […]

    Study Finds Lower Pesticide Levels in People Who Eat Organic Produce

    Study Finds Lower Pesticide Levels in People Who Eat Organic Produce

    While health-conscious individuals understand the benefits of eating fresh fruits and veggies, they may not be aware of the volume of pesticides they could be ingesting with their vitamin C and fiber. A study from the University of Washington School of Public Health is among the first to predict a person’s pesticide exposure based on […]

    The Food Babe Way: What the Food Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

    The Food Babe Way: What the Food Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

    Did you know you are eating yoga mat ingredients in your fast food sandwich or Silly Putty in your French fries? You should. Once or twice in a generation a brave citizen or scientist stands up to the status quo, tells the truth about what most of us would rather ignore.  It changes everything about […]

    Vandana Shiva: ‘All Life Depends on Soil’

    Vandana Shiva: ‘All Life Depends on Soil’

    2015 is the year of soil. Bringing the soil to the center of our consciousness and our planning is vital for the life of the soil, but also for the future of our society. History provides ample evidence that civilizations which ignored the health and well-being of the soil, and exploited it without renewing its […]