7 Ways Olives Can Help Keep You Healthy, Young and Energetic

7 Ways Olives Can Help Keep You Healthy, Young and Energetic

Olives to some they may seem like an indulgence, but they’re actually a fiber-packed, good-for-you-anytime essential food. And, with roughly 500 varieties to choose from, boredom is not on the menu. Nature has gifted us with an olive to suit virtually every taste, so dig into these petite powerhouses and enjoy the benefits they’ll bestow from head-to-toe.
9 Ways to Stay Well on Your Summer Travels, Flying Adventures and Road Trips

9 Ways to Stay Well on Your Summer Travels, Flying Adventures and Road Trips

How to avoid travel ills no matter where you roam? Think immunity, as in keeping your body – and your gut – fortified so it’s less susceptible to bugs – and better equipped to fight them off should one try to slow you down. A compromised or unbalanced gut sets you up for vacation-disrupting ills like indigestion, bloating, diarrhea, constipation – none of which you want to be dealing with while you’re trying to unwind and enjoy yourself.
How ‘Bathing’ and Grounding Yourself in Nature Heals and Protects Body, Mind and Spirit

How ‘Bathing’ and Grounding Yourself in Nature Heals and Protects Body, Mind and Spirit

The pandemic has served up many lessons, but one of the most positive ones has been a renewed appreciation for the great outdoors, even among those didn’t care much about it before – and I encourage everyone to carry the habit forward long after summer has set. Time spent in the outdoors and connecting with the Earth supports the health of your body, mind, and spirit, just like good sleep, wholesome foods and regular movement. Think of your time in nature as a wellness practice, an essential part of your self-care regimen, so don’t miss a dose.
Become a Chocolate Connoisseur – 9 Ways to Do it Right

Become a Chocolate Connoisseur – 9 Ways to Do it Right

Chocolate is one treat that I have few qualms prescribing. When done right, high-quality dark chocolate is akin to a bittersweet multivitamin, capable of reducing oxidative stress (a root cause of illness and aging), countering inflammation, lowering blood pressure, boosting mental focus and cognitive longevity. Score! The secret of this stuff the ancient Mesoamericans called ‘food of the gods’ is its key nutrient-rich ingredient, cacao.
Effortlessly Upgrade Summertime Health with 7 Tasty Herbal Teas

Effortlessly Upgrade Summertime Health with 7 Tasty Herbal Teas

Everyone loves a good health hack and one of my favorites is tea. While black, green, white and red teas have numerous benefits and are great ways to start the day, herbal teas have loads of pluses too, and no caffeine, so they won’t keep you up at night, no matter when you imbibe. Teas under the herbal umbrella -- made from flowers, dried fruits, spices and herbs -- are rich in antioxidant polyphenols which can help reduce the risk for chronic disease. We’re all for that.

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