Category: "Nutrition" Articles

How Work Stress Impacts Your Health and How to Combat It
January 23, 2022
The last year and a half have been… stressful. We have all been expected to rapidly adapt to totally new ways of working, socializing and living. There’s no aspect of our day-to-day lives that...
How the Pandemic Impacted Gut Health
January 17, 2022
Over the last two years, we have seen and experienced an enormous amount of stress and difficulty. From the beginning of the pandemic, there was so much uncertainty about the new world that was...
How to Create a Montessori-Friendly Kitchen
January 1, 2022
January is finally here! Although this means holiday baking and festive dinner parties are coming to a close, that does not mean the family fun in the kitchen has to end. Spending intentional time...
Simple, Healthy Meals to Pack for Your Overnight Shifts
January 1, 2022
For some, pulling all-nighters is fun but, for medical staff, working the night shift is just that — work. Along with tending to patients and ensuring the highest quality care, you must also take...
Everything You Need to Know About Yerba Mate
January 1, 2022
The yellow bottle full of goodness, better known as yerba mate, has been making a big splash in the energy drink market. Oftentimes, when you go to the gym, you see people taking pre-workout,...
What is Delta-8 THC?
December 22, 2021
Just because something is sold in stores or online does not necessarily mean it’s legal. Austin-based cannabis retailer Hometown Hero learned this the hard way after State District Judge Gary Harger blocked their request...
Troy Aikman Q&A: The Importance of Mental Wellness
December 20, 2021
Staying fit and healthy was routine for Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman. However, it wasn’t until recently he started diving into the importance of caring for his mental well-being. Aikman, who played 12...
Q&A with Troy Woolfolk: What It’s Like Being a Vegan Athlete
December 1, 2021
Sugarland native, Troy Woolfolk is not only a former cornerback for the University of Michigan, but currently pursues a vegan diet post-college while maintaining his fitness regimen and competitive spirit.  After moving to Austin,...
5 Tips for Maintaining Your Health During the Holidays
December 1, 2021
The holiday season is quickly approaching with travel and gift shopping in full swing, holiday parties every weekend and delicious food everywhere. It can also be a daunting time for anyone who is trying...
Happy Holidays from Around the World
November 30, 2021
The holidays bring about long-standing cultural and family traditions. While these treasured family events are wonderful, it can be neat to get out of your comfort zone to experience something new. So to get...
We Are What We Eat: How Diet Can Help in Long-Term Recovery
November 29, 2021
We see examples of the “food-mood connection” all the time. Whether it’s going crazy and then crashing hard after eating too much sugar; bouts of lethargy or depression after consuming too many artificial sweeteners;...
Clean Eating Made Easy. Introducing Gardencup.
November 25, 2021
Say hello to Gardencup, a prep-free, go-anywhere salad experience that makes it easier than ever to eat (and live) better.  Nowadays, we’re surrounded by the synthetic—heavily processed foods made with overly refined ingredients, produced...
The Relationship of Nutrition & Body Chemistry
November 24, 2021
Everyone today is hypervigilant about staying clean and healthy. As we already know, there are so many outside factors that contribute to our health. But have you ever considered that health could manifest from...
5 Foods to Support the Gut-Brain Axis
November 17, 2021
Gut health affects more than your digestion. The health of your gut, and specifically the microbiome held within it, has a great influence on your brain and how it functions. As more research is...
Why Your Body Craves Sugar and Why You Shouldn’t Indulge It
November 11, 2021
You’ve just finished a satisfying lunch, but something is missing – something sweet and delicious.  Now, dessert can be a great treat, but it shouldn’t be a habit. Some people tend to crave sugar...
Austin’s Culinary Classics
November 10, 2021
Barbecue Franklin’s Barbecue Located in East Austin, Franklin’s Barbecue, owned by dynamic duo Aaron and Stacy Franklin, serves a large number of customers daily with meat options of brisket, ribs, pulled pork, turkey and...
Eating Well for the Cold Season
November 3, 2021
November is a beautiful time where we are in the depths of fall and awaiting winter. The qi has already begun moving downwards as we prepare for the inward transition of winter. To nourish...
Meet the Protein-Packed Pastry from Elite Sweets
November 1, 2021
Whether it be glazed, jelly-filled or cakey, donuts are an iconic breakfast item. Naturally, donut shops are of no shortage here in Texas, with a local shop almost always around the corner. It’s a...
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