As summer fades to fall, it’s hard to keep the healthy food train going. There are casseroles and cream-based soups demanded to be eaten, and thick, warm brownies drowned in fudge. While we transition to cooked foods as the weather cools, our bodies have to work extra hard to digest all this fatty fare. It becomes less about nutrition and more about comfort, but there’s a way to throw in some superior nutrition that’s raw, easy to digest and tastes amazing as well. From the creator of the award-winning line of JuiceRx juices, juice cleanses and nut milks, Dean now brings you a full lineup of convenient, on-the-go delicious and healthy raw … Read more
The change of season and upcoming holiday party circuit is just around the bend, so it’s the perfect time to try a new workout routine or update your diet! And thanks to The Be Healthful Retreat last weekend, many Chicagoans were treated to a day long event full of Chicago vendors and companies dedicated to living a nourishing and holistic lifestyle. Plus with 30 percent of the proceeds going to the Charity 4LIFE foundation, it was a healthy and positive day. Co-hosted by In Good Taste Magazine and sponsored by Whole Foods, Be Healthful connects local wellness businesses and leaders with consumers and to provide pampering and rejuvenation for all those who attended, … Read more
Labor Day weekend signals such more than the end of summer. It also becomes a mad rush to get in as much outdoor, warm-weather fun as humanly possible before the snow flies. BBQ-hopping this past weekend was a blast! But the change of seasons may just be a great time for you to slow down and get back on the healthy track. While we love to party it up, sometimes a little too much alcohol can work against your health. And just enough can actually help your heart. Here’s the skinny on wine and beer. Wine Not? If wine is your drink of choice, there are a few things you should know. Wine … Read more
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