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Heart Attacks, Weight Loss & More

Heart attacks are the number one cause of death for American women but, as it turns out, many of us don’t know the differences between how men and women experience heart attacks. This first-person account is eye-opening and a great reminder to pay attention to our bodies and speak up if something feels wrong. Since it .. read more

Life Purpose, Workplace Wellness & More

Many of us have struggled with the notion of finding our life purpose. In his article, “7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose,” Mark Manson writes: “So when people say, ‘What should I do with my life?’ or ‘What is my life purpose?’ what they’re actually asking is: ‘What can I do with .. read more

What Are You Doing for Exercise? This Trainer Doesn’t Care

Look at the cover of any magazine in the grocery store and you will see at least one headline heralding THE new way to get fit. Open Yahoo! News and you’ll be greeted by a plethora of articles about workouts: You can read about how much exercise is too much, how much is not enough, .. read more

Animated Life, a Disappearing Office & More

Most of life is invisible. “Animated Life,” is a beautiful and informative Op-Doc that reveals much of what we cannot see. It celebrates scientific discoveries and the people who have helped us understand life in a whole new way. The most innovative way to support work-life balance that we have ever seen: an office that disappears at night. .. read more

Coffee Naps, a Superfood Pill, Happy Foods & Head-Shakers

Coffee naps? Yes, please. At EHS, we’re particularly fond of naps and coffee. So, we were thrilled to read about new research which found that to maximize alertness, coffee naps (drinking a cup of coffee and then taking a quick nap) are better than coffee or naps alone. Kale. Quinoa. Acai berries. Superfoods make waves every day. A new pill claims .. read more

On September 12th, 2014, posted in: Solutions by Tags: , , , ,

Food Cravings, Caffeine, Happiness & More

Do you crave lettuce? Broccoli, maybe? A new study found that it might be possible for us to ignore our junk food cravings while also developing a taste for healthy foods. While the study was small, the findings could be good news for people who trying to achieve sustainable weight loss. Who drinks more coffee, scientists or social .. read more

On September 5th, 2014, posted in: Solutions by Tags: , , , ,

The Best Nutrition Advice You’ll Ever Receive

I love food! One of my favorite pastimes is to hand-select vegetables and herbs from my garden and prepare a delicious feast. I create all sorts of fun ethnic fusion dishes, from quinoa portage to Argentinean Chimichurri with a citrus twist. My most cherished moments are in the kitchen or sitting around a dinner table .. read more

School Lunches, Breakfast & News About Your Brain

A few years ago, our registered dietitian wrote about new rules for school lunches. At the time, people were concerned that kids wouldn’t take to the new, healthier food. But a study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that 70% of school administrators said kids like the new school lunches. You know that whole, “breakfast is .. read more

Stop Sitting, Take Your Vacation & Get Motivated (+cats)

Are you sitting down? Get up! Check out this infographic on the damage you’re doing by just sitting there minding your own business. Okay, so you’re sitting. Here’s how yoga can help you undo some of the damage that comes with a desk job. From sore wrists to lousy posture, these poses are easy to do at .. read more

On August 22nd, 2014, posted in: Solutions by Tags: , , , ,

A Candid Childhood Obesity PSA, EQ & More

A new PSA about childhood obesity from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s “Strong4Life” campaign is sending a tough message to parents about childhood obesity—and the reaction from the public has been mixed. While some see its focus on family as a powerful message, others feel it goes too far. Regardless of how you feel about the approach, the overall message is .. read more

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