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Green Plate Special. Save the Earth One Bite At a Time

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A vegetarian diet helps heal the planet by conserving fossil fuels—it takes significantly more energy to produce meat products than to grow plant foods. We are all learning how critical it is to reduce our carbon “footprint.” We help the planet when we buy organic and locally-grown produce as well, since we reduce transportation impacts and help with soil conservation.

How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

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Traveling can be hard on the body’s health, due to change of environment and exposure to new germs. For those who travel often for work, it can be difficult to maintain your health while constantly on-the-go with business meetings, stressful trade shows, and other business events, especially if you are coming off a severe jet lag. Here are a few tips to staying healthy while traveling:

Nutrition for Keeping Your Eyes Healthy

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The link between good nutrition and healthy eyes and vision has long been established - in fact, recent research suggests this link may be more prominent than we had previously thought. Studies, both in the US and internationally, have suggested that regular ingestion of essential nutrients and antioxidants can reduce your risk of macular degeneration and cataracts, as well as alleviating or preventing numerous other eye-related diseases. 

What to Do at Work to Stop Gaining Weight

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Office life is not exactly the best of all opportunities for keeping in shape. Stress, machines full of unhealthy snacks and drinks, being glued to the office chair and the screen are terrible for our health, posture and well-being. Here are key tips to help you stop gaining weight at work and feeling great while on the job.

Got Back Pain? Try Strength Training

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Even if you don’t visit your local fitness center on a regular basis, there’s a good chance that strength training isn’t part of your regular exercise regimen. While everyone can benefit from making their muscles stronger, those who suffer from back pain might actually benefit the most from exercises designed to strengthen the core muscles. 

Bio-Yoga: The New Trend in Yoga Practice

Through your yoga practice, you are able to achieve a higher state of awareness. And this awareness is not only for your body, but also your body’s place in the surrounding environment. The synergy you feel with the universe during your practice is palpable — a mental, physical or spiritual connection of purity — which can be enhanced even further with the addition of plants.

Sweet and simple ideas for new yoga students

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Yoga or "union" is an ancient science to help us reach a greater connection with ourselves and the world around us. Everyone can benefit from yoga as yoga can be modified to suit your needs. The benefits are numerous ranging from pain relief to peace of  mind.

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