The Health Benefits of Reading: 3 Reasons to Be a Bookworm

The satisfying crack when you open the spine of a book for the first time. The wonderful smell of ink and parchment. That magical feeling when you curl up to a good novel and let the words whisk you away to another land and time. Sigh. September…
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Heading to the Farmers Market

A favorite springtime adventure of mine is to tune up the bikes and ride with my wife to the local farmers market. We’re lucky to live in a neighborhood that hosts Friday evening open air markets where local farmers come to sell their goods.…

5 Ways to Feel More Self-Love

Let’s face it—feeling self-love is much easier said than done. Especially when we live in a society obsessed with Snapchat-filter perfection. We constantly see others obtaining status, owning the latest and greatest technologies, going…
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Healthy Shopping: How to Read a Food Label

As consumers, we are constantly bombarded with marketing ploys advertising ‘healthy’ foods. Unfortunately, we cannot always trust the health claims on the front of a package to accurately reflect the overall nutritional quality of…

Pro Tips for a High Plant-Based Protein Diet

  I think it’s safe to say, most everyone knows how crucial protein is in your diet. In the body, proteins break down amino acids that promote cell growth and repair. An added benefit: they take longer to digest than carbs, which means…