Make Your Veggies Easier to Eat

salad greens

Over the past week, I’ve been working with a seven-day program created by Dr. Pedram Shojai, a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and the founder of, one of my favorite health websites.  Dr. Shojai has recently released his book The Urban Monk: Eastern Wisdom and Modern Hacks to Stop Time…

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Ditch the Labels for Better Health


Labels. They’re everywhere. Everyone seems to want to give themselves a little label to identify themselves: conservative or liberal; Christian, Muslim, Atheist, Pagan, Hindu; hipster, yuppie, dink; introvert or extrovert; DC or Marvel. It’s almost how we try to define ourselves. And there’s no doubt that labels can be helpful.…

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Coffee-Plus: It’s What’s For Breakfast!

Morning Cup of Coffe

Coffee:  it makes life worth living, right? Okay, that’s obviously a silly overstatement.  But most of the research coming in recently about coffee indicates that it’s a healthy addition to the diet – lots of antioxidants, great for the brain, helps to increase insulin sensitivity, and more. First, let’s get…

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