Melanie Rose

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Learning to Love Your Body: 4 Steps to Self-Care

<b>“Your body is precious. It is our vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care.” ~Buddha</b><p>My life has been one big hate-fest of my body.<p>I don’t know when …

What's the Best Way to Think of Ourselves When We Want to Initiate Change?

One morning while sucking down my coffee, I looked out of my kitchen window, down into the courtyard of the apartment building across the way. I noticed a man placing a box with a small plant into the sunlight. At first, I assumed that he was going to be doing some gardening. But then noticed he …

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Exercise

Whether you do it to lose weight, to reach a fitness goal or -- dare we say it? -- just for fun, exercise <i>changes</i> you.<p>There's the red face and the sweating, the pounding heart and pumping lungs, the boost to your alertness and mood, the previously nonexistent urges to talk about nothing but splits …

Zucchini Noodles With Peanut Sauce | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

<b>Make the dressing:</b><br>Place all ingredients in a small blender and blend until smooth. That’s it! Keep sealed and refrigerated until ready to use.<p><b>Make</b> …

How to Use Up Carrot Greens

697<p>SHARES<p>You see them in knee-high piles after the twice-weekly farmers' market in my neighborhood; the verdant remains of the day’s carrot sales. …

18 Tips To Lose Weight Naturally & Without Depriving Yourself

If you really want to shed some pounds, here are some tips to achieve your goal naturally and without depriving yourself.<p><b>1. Don't give yourself a</b></b> …

I Finally Got The Perfect Body And Guess What?

Let me tell you about the day I reached physical perfection. More than 25 years ago, while on an intense personal quest to “be perfect,” I spent …

Healthy & Vegan Labor Day Recipes.

It’s time to say goodbye to summer and hello to school, busy schedules, turning leaves and chilly weather.<p>While fall is fabulous, summer is the most …

Is Happiness Preventive Medicine?

That probably depends on how you define it. If you think of happiness as fleeting and resulting from factors outside of yourself, like a new job or a Hawaiian vacation, well then it's probably not so beneficial. But if you see it as inherently within you -- something you give, rather than get -- …

Kale Smoothies?! 3 Recipes to get you started | Recipes, Cooking Inspiration & Chef Tips

Maybe you are sold on kale in savory recipes and salads, but have you tried kale smoothies? We love adding this leafy green to our morning drinks! …

Iron-Rich Chocolate Chia Pudding Recipe For Women Athletes

Have a craving for chocolate? You go, girl!<p>As a kid, I used to reach for a square of 70% dark chocolate from my mother's pantry whenever I needed a …

The China Study

• <b>Author:</b> T. Colin Campbell PhD<p>Even today, as trendy diets and a weight-loss frenzy sweep the nation, two-thirds of adults are still obese and children are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, typically an “adult” disease, at an alarming rate. If we’re obsessed with being thin more so than ever …

Yoga: 3 Ways to Remain on the Path

Have you ever had to train yourself to drink beverages? Or eat food? Or sleep? While most of us have had days where we might forget to eat or we stayed up later than we should have, basic actions like these tend to occur naturally: We drink when we're thirsty, eat when hungry, and (hopefully) sleep …

Soothe Hot Tempers With a Dose of Forgiveness

Last week I shared with you some of the Big Fat Lies I've been telling myself. This past week I realized I've got another one to add to the list: "I am a calm and peaceful person and I never get angry."<p>Yeah right! While I am generally a happy person (annoyingly so, according to some of my …

The Greatist Table: 5 Healthy Smoothie Recipes from Around the Web

A smoothie is the perfect solution for busy school or work mornings when everyone's dashing out the door. <b>These blended concoctions are loaded with</b> …

How to Make a Healthy-Habit Change

Some say change is hard. Quitting smoking, dieting, exercising and even flossing regularly are health-habit changes that can be hard to make. Learned helplessness studies show the reason people do not succeed is that they attempt change in ways they think should work, but don't. Logic tells people …

6 Surprising Signs You're Stressed Out

The very visible (and bizarre) things that stress does to your body<p>You're stressed. We're stressed. Everyone's stressed. No big deal, right? Because it's so common, you might think that if you're not lying on the floor from exhaustion, you're probably fine. But stress has an insidious way of …

5 Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Or your cat, or your hamster. 5 reasons why you owe your pet (whatever it is) a big fat 'thank you' squeeze

10 Reasons Why Summer Is the Season for Eating Well

There are so many reasons why I love the summer time: the green grass and warm sunshine, longer days and warmer evenings, more time to savor all the beauty of the outdoors. But the best part by far is the amazing abundance of healthy, fresh, whole foods everywhere you look. In celebration of the …

World Renowned Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease

We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. …

The Amazing Health Benefits Of Chia Seeds

I am often hesitant about fad supplements, products that become popular overnight, or that claim to have great health benefits. However, the recent …

Vegging Out: Vegans Occupy Oakland

3<p>SHARES<p>PHOTO Souley Vegan's Black-eyed peas, sautéed mustard greens, yams, and corn bread. Photo courtesy Souley Vegan.<p>It’s easy to find veg meals in …

Two of my favorite things about summer!

What does "natural" mean on Food Labels? Short answer: Next to nothing. "Unlike the “organic” seal, which can only be used on products that meet specific federal standards, a “natural” label on foods is mostly undefined." -Food Lawyer Michele Simon Read more at http://ow.ly/nxoVq and comment below with your thoughts!

Be Your Health

This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been removed or the privacy settings of the post may have changed.<p>Be Your Health, San Diego, …

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