By: Madison Wright, MS
Blog Coordinator + Core Fusion Teacher
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – a time when women and men around the world unite wearing the color pink in support of breast cancer survivors, and for those that we’ve lost, as a symbol of hope for a cure.
As you gear up to participate or donate to your favorite charity or event that supports breast cancer this month, keep in mind that there are many things that you can do personally to help yourself in the prevention of breast cancer.Read More
4 ways that going big on greens, grains and beans really impacts your overall wellbeing. Plant-power is taking center stage these days and rightly so! Here’s why: Reduced inflammation Inflammation at its core is a good thing. It is the body’s way of calling the cavalry (aka white blood cells) to come to the rescue, repairing tissue, fighting viruses and bacteria. However, when we eat foods like sugar and refined grains, that provoke an adverse reaction, we are keeping our white blood cells on amber alert which over time causes pain, fatigue and is the pre-cursor to chronic disease. A plant-based diet, heavy in whole grains and loaded with anti-oxidant properties from vegetables, fruits and legumes reduces inflammation,Read More
n a breakfast rut? We got you. Get up and out with a wellness retreat in a jar—these protein-packed, antioxidant-rich, and delicious chia puddings you can meal-prep in advance. Ingredients * 6 Tablespoons chia seeds * 2 cups nondairy milk — we use unsweetened coconut, almond or cashew milk * 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract * 1 Tablespoon maple syrup, honey or sweetener of choice (optional) Topping Ideas * Blueberries * Sliced Almonds * Granola * Strawberries * Bananas * Honey * Cinnamon + Apples * Pomegranate Seeds * Frozen Mixed Berries (a summer staple!) * Edible FlowersRead More