Interview with Simran Sethi, Author of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Simran Sethi is an award-winning journalist who’s spent decades teaching the world about the environment and social change. Her latest venture? Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love is a wake-up call that shows us how we’re slowly losing all of our favorite foods. We sat down with this real-life superhero to learn about […]

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Book Review: Don’t Just Sit There

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer. Sitting is the new smoking, health experts say. We even wrote a whole blog post about it! However, I’ve always been a little skeptical about the general prescription, which is “stand more.” Sure, I buy into the idea that sitting is […]

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Separating Fat from Fiction: 10 Fat Facts You Need to Know

“Everyone seems to be talking about fat these days. That fat somehow is good now and can help with weight loss and disease prevention. How can that be true when for decades we all were told that fat was the bad guy? What are its benefits? Are there any downsides to eating more fat?” Is […]

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Book Review: Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this article are the personal opinion of the writer. Every day, we eat. We eat for sustenance. We eat for pleasure. We eat to heal. But how much do you know about what you’re eating? Have you ever thought about where all your food comes from? For most of us, the answer […]

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9 Ways to Prep Your Body for Winter

There are no words more ominous than the phrase “winter is coming” — and with good reason! Winter means shorter days and colder weather. But before you go into hibernation until March, try these tips to prep your body for winter. 1. Eat your oranges. Whether you decide to get your fix through a supplement or an orange, […]

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7 Rules of Gym Etiquette

Gym etiquette is not something that Miss Manners ever addresses — but it’s something we should all learn. The gym is usually a public space, so be polite. And if there’s anything on this list that you’re guilty of doing, stop! 1.Wipe it off. This is #1 because it’s possibly the grossest no-no on this […]

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10 Seasonal Foods to Try in November

As much as we love Thanksgiving dinner, there are a lot of other meals in to be had in November! Here are 10 seasonal foods to try throughout the month. 1. Brussels Sprouts. If you hated brussels sprouts as a kid, you ought to give another shot! Not only are they delicious, brussels sprouts are […]

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10 Seafood Recipes to Try

Did you know that October is National Seafood Month? Lots of people are afraid of trying seafood recipes at home – but in fact, it’s easy (and healthy!) if you have the right recipe. Check out our picks. 1. Mussels in White Wine Sauce. Don’t shell out $16 for mussels in a restaurant! This recipe is […]

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10 Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

Happy almost-Halloween, Superheroes! However you’re celebrating the holiday, chances are you’re not going trick-or-treating. Even so, it’s tough to avoid candy during this time of year. After all, they’re all over the stores – and in just a few days, they’ll all be on sale! But you can satisfy your sugar cravings and still be […]

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8 Websites to Find Fast Superhero Workouts

Working out regularly is great – it’s good for your body, it’s good for your mind, and it’s good for your spirit. But finding the time to get a workout in can be tough. Luckily, you don’t need to carve out hours of time every day to get fit! These websites will help you get a […]

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10 Pasta Recipes to Try for World Pasta Day

Did you know that Sunday, October 25th  is World Pasta Day? Pasta is a superhero food – versatile, healthy and incredibly easy to make. That’s why we’ve rounded put these 10 pasta recipes you should add to your dinner routine. 1. Shrimp Scampi. Why pay $17 for shrimp scampi at a restaurant when you can […]

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10 Vegetarian Habits Omnivores Should Steal

Did you know that September is National Vegetarian Month? Maybe you’re not ready to cut steak out of your diet – but it’s undeniable that vegetarians have several healthy habits that even omnivores can and should adopt. Here are our favorites. 1. Eat less meat. Before you freak out, note that I said less – […]

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5 Signs You’re Straining Your Body During Workouts

This fall, I decided to enroll in ballet classes after a 4-year break. But I took ballet from 8 to 16 – and since I already had experience, I jumped right into all the movements full force. Within the first week, my left ankle was sickling and I could barely step down on my left foot. […]

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Why Every Superhero Should Buy A Foam Roller

You’ve probably seen an item that looks like a fat pool noodle in your gym. That device is called a foam roller – and you need to get one. It’s cheap, small and most importantly it’s great for you. Using a foam roller allows you to perform self-myofascial release, AKA self-massage. The myofascia system includes […]

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10 Healthier Fall Drinks to Try

As the weather cools down, more and more of us are curling up inside with a nice hot drink. The problem? Many of our favorites are loaded with sugar, fat and unnecessary calories. So try sipping on these healthier versions of your favorite autumnal beverages instead. 1. Pumpkin Spice Latte. You might love Starbucks’ pumpkin spice latte, but your […]

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8 Tips to Get More From Your Workouts

So you’re working out regularly – great! That’s a fantastic first step toward living a healthier life. But if you’ve reached a plateau in your gains, or you just don’t have much time to dedicate to working out, you might want to make some changes to your workouts so you can get the most out of […]

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9 Ways to Stay Warm

It’s October, which means winter is coming soon. While controlling the weather isn’t one of our superpowers, we do have several tricks you can use so you don’t feel as cold! Just remember -it’s easy to lose body heat, and much harder to regain it. So you want to start off warm and retain it […]

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How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Protecting your vision is probably not something you think about a lot. But it’s integral to your health and is actually pretty easy to do if you follow these simple tips. Wear sunglasses: Sunglasses are extremely useful for sunny days at the beach and are a fun addition to your outfit. But they’re not just fashionable! UV […]

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10 Seasonal Foods to Try This Month

Happy October, Superheroes! The weather may be getting cold, but there are still plenty of fruits and vegetables that taste great this month. Here are ten to try. 1. Pumpkin. Don’t just use pumpkins to decorate this Halloween – add them to your diet! Pumpkins are great for your eyes because they’re chock-full of beta-carotene, […]

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Why Men and Women Should Switch It Up At the Gym

What do you do to exercises? Your answer to that question might be predictable based on your gender. While there are of course exclusions, men are much more likely to say weight training or working on strengthening machines, while women are much more likely to be in a yoga class. But sticking to your preferred […]

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How to Keep Your Ears Healthy

Think hearing loss is a problem for old people? Think again! Earlier this year, the World Health Organization released a report saying that 1.1 billion young adults worldwide are at risk for hearing loss due to unsafe noise practices. But a lot of hearing loss is preventable! Keep your ears safe with these tips. 1. […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Feet

Most of us pay very little attention to our feet. But these workhorses are the superheroes of our body, carrying us around for everything we want to do. That’s why it’s so important to make sure your feet are well taken care of. Follow this comprehensive list to keep your feet in tip-top shape. 1. […]

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10 Health Checkups You Didn’t Know You Needed

Are you healthy? Are you sure? No matter your fitness level, it’s a good idea to regularly check for potential health risks – especially since early detection is so important to beating so many diseases. Here are 10 tests you should incorporate into your health routine, both at home and at the doctor’s office. Disclaimer: […]

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Why You Should Add Maca to Your Diet

In recent years, many people have started raving about maca. But what exactly is it, and why do people care? Learn more with our guide. Disclaimer: The information in this article and site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Maca root may not be suitable for children, […]

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