Foods · Vegan and Plant Based Foods

Walnuts!

Did you know? Walnuts provide multiple nutrients that are beneficial to heart health, such as plant-based omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, fiber and protein. Omega-3 and antioxidants reduce excessive inflammation levels, while soluble fiber helps lower bad LDL cholesterol and protein supports normal heart function. How’s that for a health nut?

Exercise and Fitness · Your Physical Wellness

Endorphins and Exercise

What's with Endorphins? The endorphins are your body’s “feel-good” chemicals-- did you know that they may not be responsible for the so-called “runner’s high” after exercise? While endorphins increase in your blood following the stress of exercise, they don’t cross your blood-brain barrier and therefore may not trigger exercise-induced euphoria Read more about endorphins here....