This is How Much Exercise You Need to Undo Sitting All Day

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
This is How Much Exercise You Need to Undo Sitting All Day Blog Post

You've seen the headline: "Sitting is the new smoking." Study after study on sitting habits had linked sitting too long with earlier death—­regardless of exercise. So what can you do if you sit for too long? New research from the University of Cambridge changes the story.

How to Fuel Up Naturally for Your Active Lifestyle

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
How to Fuel Up Naturally for Your Active Lifestyle Blog Post

Despite the fact that most of us aren't professional athletes, it's still a good idea to fuel your body when you're active. Buying sports drinks, gummies, gels and bars can get expensive—not to mention, they can have some questionable ingredients. So it's a good thing recent studies have shown that foods you probably already have in your pantry can work just as well. Whether you're training for a marathon or just lacing up for the first time, here are some simple sports nutrition tips on how you can feed your inner athlete naturally.

Veggie Vending Machines in Chicago Sell Healthy Salads-in-a-Jar

Monday, January 26th, 2015
Veggie Vending Machines in Chicago Sell Healthy Salads-in-a-Jar  Blog Post

Fresh salads from a vending machine? Sounds too good to be true, but this healthy new lunch option for foodies on the go is a reality in Chicago, where Farmer’s Fridge vending machines dispense salads, sandwiches and veggie-packed sides.

Served in a reusable (or recyclable) jar, the freshly made vending-machine salads (about $7) are packed full of nutritious greens, fruits, seeds and veggies often sourced from local and organic growers in the region.

Eye-Opening Benefits of Green Tea

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Eye-Opening Benefits of Green Tea  Blog Post

Drinking green tea may reduce your risk of cancer, Alzheimer’s and stroke, but tea’s benefits don’t stop there: new research shows it can also keep you looking younger. A recent study found that green tea extract applied to the eye area daily for 8 weeks diminished crow’s-feet wrinkles. That’s due to the high levels of antioxidants in green tea, which studies show also help reduce redness and puffiness (key if you’re not getting enough sleep) when applied topically.