Month: September 2013

Live Long and Prosper

The Lancet Oncology published remarkable new research showing that healthy lifestyle changes may lengthen our telomeres — i.e., may begin to reverse aging on a cellular level — the first time anything has been shown to do this.

Creating a Safe Place for Teenage Tibetan Refugees

I had the opportunity to do a workshop for 200 teenage refugees who had just fled Tibet. I taught soft belly breathing, talked about fight or flight and stress responses, did shaking and dancing, and answered questions.

Pick Me Up Truffles

Whole food ingredients, date sweetened, healthy fats and proteins, taste reminiscent of a Snickers bar. No gluten, no dairy, no refined sugars, no nuts.

Kids with cancer cook with Food As Medicine

Happily Hungry: Kids with Cancer Cook!

The treatment stopped the disease, but in its wake began the healing process—physical and psychological.

Health and Happiness Covered in Fur

Pet owners were found to show greater self-esteem, were more physically fit, less lonely, more conscientious, more socially outgoing, and had healthier relationship styles (less fearful and preoccupied) than non-owners.

Mediterranean Three Bean Salad

Protein and fiber rich legumes, green beans, and flavorful herbs make for a fresh and easy lunch that gets better with time!