Health and Wellness

Tag

The beauty of crusty bread.

This is a safe place, the kind of place where you can express your love affair/obsession/addiction with the demon carb, bread. It's ok, I'll go first. Hello, my name is Kate and I'm addicted to crusty bread. These days people are scared of bread because of the demon gluten but really, when bread is made honestly and thoughtfully, it's not at all scary or horrible for you, and it's damned delicious. The best of breads you smell before it even…

Fine Greek Food with Maria Loi

Maria Loi has had a wonderful career as a celebrity chef with such accomplishments as cooking for President Obama, owning her own cookware line, and most recently releasing a book and opening a new Manhattan restaurant. In addition, she is deeply involved with charity funds for children and has a vested interest in sharing the culture and benefits of Greek Food with the world. This past week she held a seminar and luncheon “I Love European Fine Food”, showcasing the…

Never let inspiration go, even if it’s 3:00am.

It's 5:30 am, and if you know me this is an ungodly hour for me to be awake. I used to get up at this time every day with no complaints to catch a train to the city at 7:00am. But now that I am working from home, I take it upon myself to enjoy some liberties...like sleeping in. But tonight/day was different. I've been up since 3:00am because my mind was racing. Not in a bad way, about stressful days…

Making a healthy-lifestyle transition easy and enjoyable.

When you type in "what were humans..." into the google search bar, the first thing that comes up is the question "what were humans meant to eat?" That right there is proof enough that over the years, we have flooded the internet with hundreds of diets and lifestyles and have since confused even ourselves. We stand in the grocery store befuddled by what to make for dinner. We study menus at restaurants trying to make the right decision...but what is "right"? Is…

Why you should stop doing crunches.

When I see someone doing crunches, I want to scream and bolt over to correct them, even if it’s not in the gym that I work at. Even if they are doing them with so called correct form, I still don’t think it’s a very effective or safe exercise. I know, I know. It’s been a household and gym(hold?) staple for many years, and you might by ready to bite my head off, but read on and hear me out.…