Leafy greens for breakfast? Yup. Check out our superfood packed {Greek Breakfast Salad}

Summary: The greeks really know what they are doing – food wise. During our trip to Greece we encountered a variety of fresh ingredients in the breakfast salad bar…and you know what? Since it was readily available I found myself encouraged to eat … Continue reading

Is sitting a new disease? And how to burn more calories in our modern world

  I stumbled upon this very interesting article on the TIME magazine blog. I am sure a lot of you out there feel guilt from prolonged sitting throughout the day… I mean…I know I do!! How can we be active … Continue reading

{The Mediterranean Diet: why everyone should do it}

  INTRO: For those of you that follow us on Facebook, you know that we were on vacation. For those who don’t… Shame on you!!! Just kidding…but I’ll let you in on the details. We vacationed in the lovely Mediterranean. … Continue reading

The science of Happiness & 10 steps to a happier you

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One of my closest friends started a happiness movement on the social media by posting pictures of the little things that make him happy for 100 days. It’s called the happiness challenge or as many of you like to express … Continue reading

{Roasted Carrots: a sweet side dish that is cooked in under 30min.}

Summary: During my last medical school rotation I frequented a health food store & café that served roasted carrots. I pondered how hard this recipe could be as it is such a simple side dish. I was right. It is … Continue reading

SMART motivation

Advice for setting a healthy goal For all of you out there wishing to lose weight / acquire a healthier lifestyle / exercise more often, remember to act “SMART” when setting your personal goal. Be SPECIFIC about what you want to accomplish. … Continue reading

BBC News – Cancer tidal wave, we should focus on food!!!

FINALLY !!!! SOMEONE WITH THE RIGHT IDEAS… I read this article yesterday and was both excited and relieved. These type of newspaper articles are becoming increasingly more common (THANK GOD). The World Health Organization (WHO) posted this yesterday regarding what … Continue reading

Food for thought

Hello Readers!   First of all Happy Holidays. I just started my Christmas break before entering my LAST semester as a medical student. I can’t believe I’ve gotten so far, so fast. I know many of you get some extra … Continue reading

Chia Seeds: Eat like an Aztec

I think any article that aims to talk about Chia seeds has to start with a reference to the iconic little Chia pets of the 90’s to have any sort of credibility. Yup. These are those same seeds that made the … Continue reading