5 Ways to Relieve Stress

Amberjade Mwekali-TseringSelf-Care

For our ancestors, stress was a survival skill during brief, life threatening situations. Once the danger passed, their stress levels lowered. However, in today’s world, we are constantly bombarded by stressors, such as work deadlines, traffic, and family obligations. We rarely get a break long enough to relax and relieve the stress. The over-activation of our stress hormones have been … Read More

Benefits of fasting

Amberjade Mwekali-TseringHealing Ourselves, Self-Care

Author: Nosheen Hayat, former Research Associate for CMBM, has a B.S. in dietetics and is currently a graduate student at University of Michigan working on her MPH in nutritional sciences. The Benefits of Fasting Although Ramadan is mainly thought to be a month for spiritual rejuvenation, there are many ways we can benefit from it if we just take the right steps. One of these steps … Read More

Staying hydrated during Ramadan

Amberjade Mwekali-TseringHealing Ourselves, Self-Care

Author: Nosheen Hayat, former Research Associate for CMBM, has a B.S. in dietetics and is currently a graduate student at University of Michigan working on her MPH in nutritional sciences. Hydrating During Ramadan Dehydration is probably the biggest challenge when fasting during the summer. Not only is it hot, but the fast is pretty long too–lasting more than 20 hours in … Read More

7 Steps to a Healthier YOU!

Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDNSelf-Care0 Comments

By Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN We want to help you start the new year right with these tips for a healthier you from our Food As Medicine Education Director Kathie Swift, MS RDN LDN. For more great tips for the new year, visit Kathie’s blog. Hope you and yours have a wonderful New Year!

A Holiday Treat – Empty Your Cup

James S. Gordon MDMind-Body Medicine, Self-Care0 Comments

By James S. Gordon MD During these joyous yet stressful holidays, we want to take a moment to stop and appreciate everything we have to be grateful for. At the top of our list is YOU — the people who make our work possible! As a thank you, we want to share with you one of our favorite stories, Empty Your Cup. … Read More