Healthy Eating

Electrolytes for Healthy Hydration

Try freezing fruit to add flavorful electrolytes to cool your water. Photo by David Young-Wolff. If you are feeling thirsty no matter how much water you drink then it is likely you are low in the minerals that affect hydration—electrolytes. Common electrolytes include: calcium, chloride, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and sodium. Electrolytes play a number [...]

By |2016-09-03T19:24:13+00:00September 1st, 2016|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

DIY Electrolyte Drinks

You can easily throw together a homemade version of an electrolyte drink in no time. Not only will you leave out the unhealthy and unwanted ingredients, but you’ll save some money, too, with these DIY electrolyte drinks. DIY Lemon-Aid When water just won’t hit the spot, mix up a batch of this tangy DIY electrolyte [...]

By |2016-07-25T03:26:43+00:00July 25th, 2016|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Spa Water for Hydration

Making spa water is fun and easy. Infusions add fresh flavor to water so you can enjoy sipping it all day. Infusing also adds many water-soluble vitamins and minerals. Lemon boosts the alkalinity of the water and helps you stay hydrated without retaining excess water. Create great combinations to use your leftover fruits and herbs from [...]

By |2016-07-22T23:11:05+00:00July 22nd, 2016|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Mindful Eating

Cultivating Balance through Mindful Eating One component of cultivating balance in our lives is by how we pay attention to our nutritional balance—and this can be achieved by practicing Mindful Eating. Mindful Eating includes choosing our food wisely, eating slowly, being present and focused at each meal, and concentrating on the five senses as we [...]

By |2015-06-10T13:28:40+00:00June 2nd, 2015|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Add Superfoods to Your Salad

Adding Superfoods to your salad has never been easier.   The abundance of fresh vegetables in farmers markets is a hallmark of salad season of Spring and Summer. If you want to make sure that your salad is packed with nutrient-rich ingredients, try supercharging your meals with some superfood powders. Superfoods are foods with extremely [...]

By |2015-04-16T12:35:11+00:00April 2nd, 2015|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Why Go Gluten-Free?

Gluten is a protein found in wheat and the following foods: barley, bulgur, cereal binding, couscous, durum, einkorn, emmer, farro, graham flour, kamut, malt, malt extract, malt flavoring, malt syrup, rye, semolina, spelt, triticale, wheat, wheat bran, wheat germ, and wheat starch. It is known to cause inflammation in the intestines of people with celiac [...]

By |2015-04-11T02:33:59+00:00April 2nd, 2014|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

GMOs: Serving up Toxins–Do you want a ‘cide’ with that?

As we’re approaching the November election and the presence of Proposition 37 on the California ballot mandating the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), it is a good time to consider the implications of GMOs in the food supply and in our environment. When we eat packaged and processed foods, most of the [...]

By |2015-04-11T04:30:52+00:00October 4th, 2012|Healthy Eating|1 Comment

It’s A Sweet Note

Creative Artist Liz Marx Makes Her Mark With Artistic Raw Vegan Chocolate Love inspires many artistic creations. This is certainly true for glassblower, sculptor and raw chocolate artist Liz Marx. Her own love of chocolate initiated her quest for a chocolate recipe that she could eat every day and after playing around with recipes using [...]

By |2016-12-14T21:53:13+00:00December 6th, 2011|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

‘Tis the Season for Indulgence – Time to Indulge All Six Tastes to Maintain Balance

It’s no coincidence that holiday parties and celebrations occur in the season that according to Ayurveda, is characterized by the vata dosha (air and space elements). This is a time of erratic, cool winds and frenetic energy that stimulate an increase our mental awareness, spontaneity and sense of play. And, it’s no surprise that nature [...]

By |2016-12-14T23:22:10+00:00December 5th, 2011|Healthy Eating|0 Comments