Does Exercise Improve Your Vision?

Exercise has all sorts of benefits. That’s not really breaking news. Often, though, people are surprised to find out just how far-reaching those perks could be. Specifically, a lot of research over the past several years has been focused on the neurological effects of exercise – what those workouts do to your ...Read More

Is Exercise Really The Best Weight Control Strategy?

Generally, when people set out to lose weight, they all start the same way: massive bouts of cardio. Granted, it’s not always hours upon hours on the treadmill, but – regardless of the exact method – exercise is typically the go-to for weight loss. After all, you’ve got to get rid of ...Read More

Fighting Off Spring Sniffles (and Garlic Soup!)

For years, I used to get sick between the seasons. It wouldn’t matter how appropriately I dressed for the weather, or how much sleep I got. My throat would start feeling scratchy around the end of February, followed by sneezes and congestion in March. The change in temperature appears to come with a ...Read More

Answer these 6 Questions for a Successful Detox

In the past, we talked about why supporting your system with a detox may be helpful, especially considering the number of toxins that we are exposed to daily. Which is why for this article, I wanted to skip this part and dive straight into what it takes to successfully detox by answering the ...Read More

Berry Matcha Granola

Getting the right snacks for work is important for me. I eat breakfast very early, so before my lunch time comes, I’m hungry and need something to munch on. It’s really easy to get tempted and just grab junk food on my way to the office. I’ve always loved granola and thought ...Read More

All In, All Green!

Sometimes in our PF headquarters, we experience a midday slump that’s not uncommon in offices across the country. To combat this, we’ve tried numerous sluggishness-zapping techniques like midday coffee breaks, healthy protein snacks, and even brisk walks to spring our minds back into wakeful consciousness. But none proved as effective or long-lasting ...Read More

Keeping Your Spring Allergies in Check

Allergies are triggered by an immune reaction that is out of proportion to the antigenic stimuli — which is a fancy way of saying that your body goes overboard when it feels threatened by allergens. And no season is as painful, or as mucus-soaked, as the transitional period between winter and spring. Allergy-related medical ...Read More

Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils

Spring is almost here, and it’s the perfect time to do a little spring cleaning. In a way, with every new season comes a great opportunity to start fresh. You know, removing a little clutter and reorganizing your things. And part of decluttering is also doing a little cleaning. What better way ...Read More

Baked Oatmeal Cups

Breakfast options on-the-go are always my favorite. Truth be told, I’m always running late. Not because I wake up late, but my mornings are extremely busy. I get up before sunrise to get a good workout in, then I have to get my daughter ready for school and myself ready for work. ...Read More

Coconut Lime Quinoa

Quinoa is always a great idea. Not just because of all the great nutrients it has, but because you can do so much with it. Whether you want to serve it as a breakfast dish or just a side, it always comes through. Many years ago I tried coconut rice for the ...Read More