May 30, 2017
Are Cashews the New Prozac?
I’ve been following the Food Matters website for years (especially since I became vegan), but I only recently watched the Food Matters documentary on Netflix. If you haven’t seen it yet, I highly recommend watching it as soon as possible. As the name implies, the documentary focuses on the importance of consuming healthy food. Why? … Continue reading "Are Cashews the New Prozac?"
May 28, 2017
Amazing Health Benefits of Bath Meditation
Since it happens to be Mental Health Month, we’ve made an effort to discuss important mental health topics including stress, anxiety, and depression, and how to cope with issues such as these. To help you deal with stress and anxiety, we’ve recently talked about the ways in which you can create a spa-like detox bath at … Continue reading "Amazing Health Benefits of Bath Meditation"
May 25, 2017
How to Create a Spa-Like Detox Bath
Since May is Mental Health Month, I thought I’d share some tips on one of my favorite strategies for de-stressing and detoxifying: Soaking in the bath tub. Creating a detox bath is hands-down my favorite way to de-stress and unwind after a long day or a busy week. I love filling the tub as full as I … Continue reading "How to Create a Spa-Like Detox Bath"
October 18, 2016
Is 23andMe Worth the Hype? + How to Interpret Results
Being that I’ve had cancer, doing the 23andMe genetic testing and analysis was especially important to me, especially after my oncologist recommended that I think about genetic counseling. I decided against seeing an official genetic counselor, but I participated in an iPad study that the University of Minnesota has been conducting. The study is meant to … Continue reading "Is 23andMe Worth the Hype? + How to Interpret Results"
October 8, 2016
Why I Love San Francisco Bay Coffee
I’ve quit coffee so many times throughout the years and I recently started up again after about a year off of it. I always thought it was so great that I could kick my coffee habit, but then I realized—why quit something so harmless that truly makes me happy? Did I quit just to prove … Continue reading "Why I Love San Francisco Bay Coffee"
September 29, 2016
How to Make Carrot Juice + Juicing Tips
Carrot juice is so easy to make and it’s absolutely delicious to drink, thanks to the natural sugars found in carrots. I love this super simple carrot juice recipe because it’s quick, easy, and I always have these ingredients in the fridge. Plus, these ingredients are inexpensive, even when you buy them organic. I used to … Continue reading "How to Make Carrot Juice + Juicing Tips"