Vegetables That Are Healthier Cooked

While the most important thing is to eat a variety of vegetables prepared in a variety of ways, sometimes cooked vegetables are better than raw. “Common wisdom says cooked vegetables have fewer nutrients than fresh ones, but that isn’t always the case,” says Amy Keating, a dietitian at CR. “Many nutrients in fruits and vegetables are bound inRead More

Who I Am

“I am well. I am healthy. I am whole. I am loved. I am full of goodness.” I smiled, realizing I have spoken these words over and over for the past 16 years and suddenly, this day, I realize the value in what I’ve spoken to myself about my state of being. Somewhere and somehowRead More

Praying for Today

My prayer for you today is that you embrace each season as it comes. Additionally, do not be afraid to ask for help. We all need help through difficult situations sometimes. Do not allow noise to cloud the silence you may need (but not want). It may be in the silence that you find peace andRead More

Work Out With a Crowd

“There’s strength in numbers.” One study found that 95 percent of those who started a weight-loss program with friends completed the program. “Group activity may not be a new concept but it has certainly seen massive international up-trends over the last twenty years with rapidly rising numbers in spin cycling, aerobic and dance-based classes andRead More