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How to Talk to Your Kids About Food in a Healthy Way

At first it’s cute when your infant or toddler starts adding “seriously?” to the end of everything they say. Then it hits you: They got that from you. And they’re likely getting a lot more, because our kids adopt our behaviors, often without us realizing or intending for it to happen. Whether you find this to be funny or annoying, most of the time,...

6 Frequently Asked Questions on How to Manage Your Diabetes While Fasting

Whether you’re fasting for religious or health reasons, it can be challenging to stay on track with your health goals and manage your blood sugar levels at the same time. Your blood sugar levels are likely to become less predictable throughout the day, leading to a higher risk of hypoglycemia towards the evening. Plus, fitting in physical activity may...

Stressed Out? Adding These 5 Foods to Your Plate May Help

It’s no secret that many of us are under a great deal of stress. But if you don’t actively work to manage stress, it can have a significant impact on everything from your energy levels, your appetite, and even your health. Although you can’t remove every stressor from your life, you can take steps every day to help manage your stress levels and how...

The Ultimate Guide to Online Grocery Shopping

A lot of things have changed in the past year. One that’s changed for the better is online grocery shopping. Gone are the days of nonexistent time slots or orders filled with all kinds of crazy substitutions. Today, online food shopping is way more accurate and efficient. And its popularity is soaring. Since 2019, online grocery sales have jumped nearly...

Healthy Recipe: Hawaiian-Style Tofu Poke Bowl

RECIPE BY LEANDRA ROUSE | PHOTO BY SAMANTHA EMMONS  At its root, a poke bowl should be seen as a vessel for fresh foods, lightly seasoned, and enjoyed cold. In this recipe, we’ve paired a vegan tofu poke with a traditional Japanese cucumber salad called Tataki Kyuri. Given the strong Japanese influence in Hawaii, it’s a fantastic addition to...

Feeling Lost? Here’s How to Find Your Purpose, According to Deepak Chopra

In troubled times the chaos around you need not be reflected inside you—and nowhere is that more evident than today. One of the strongest ways to remain on course when recovering from loss or other hardships is to find and know your purpose. There are many ways to combat stress, but the most powerful are associated with feeling secure about who you...

How Your Environment May Be Impacting Your Health

Take a look around. How much is your home a haven for creating and maintaining healthier habits, and how might it be working against you? What about your workplace or community? The spaces we spend the most time in directly impact how we feel and act, but because we’re in these environments every day, we may not notice just how much they influence our...

How to Help Your Kids With Stress

Adults aren’t the only ones feeling incredible stress these days. Thanks to decreased social contacts, changed routines (that seem to keep changing), and parental anxiety, kids are also stressed out. In fact, between 19 and 22 percent of children ages six to 12 report having anxiety, according to a study published in the International Journal of Environmental...

New Fitbit Labs Study: Can Measuring Pulse Arrival Time at the Wrist Track Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure is called a silent killer for a reason.¹ Symptoms are rarely obvious but uncontrolled high blood pressure can increase the risk for heart disease and stroke, two leading causes of death for people in the United States.² Nearly one out of two adults in the U.S. has high blood pressure, but many don’t know they have it.³/⁴ Checking...

Healthy Recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate “Ice Cream”

RECIPE BY LEANDRA ROUSE | PHOTO BY SAMANTHA EMMONS  A sweet reminder that a healthy substitution does not equal deprivation. This recipe is ridiculously simple and made with ingredients you are likely to already have in your pantry. Blend up a batch and keep it in the freezer for a healthy warm weather dessert. Or serve it in a cone at your kiddo’s...

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