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The Science of Self Care

Feeling run-down, getting sick easily, and suffering from mood swings are a few easily-identifiable symptoms we can notice in ourselves when self-care is dwindling. We often are told that self-care practices involve eating well and exercising, and these are definitely a few important pieces of the puzzle. But there's more to the picture as well.…

“Miracle Cure” Soup

Head colds are extremely inconvenient (and decidedly uncomfortable). But arguably the worst part about them is that there's no real cure. Tea, cough drops, and extra water only go so far. I recently came down with some sort of cold virus (definitely cramping my summer style,) and in addition to chiropractic adjustments and acupuncture treatments…

Doesn’t Fruit Have Too Much Sugar?

I love fruit. In the summer, it's my favorite afternoon snack, and I probably eat way more in one sitting than the average Jo. Something about cold, juicy strawberries, kiwi, and orange slices feels like the perfect way to quench my thirst, satisfy my "snackiness," and hold me over until dinner. In fact, all the…