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Whole Foods and Headspace Launch Mindful Eating IGTV Series
May 17, 2021
Two of the easiest things you can do when you’re in a mood and want to feel better? Mediate, and fuel your body with a healthy, balanced meal.
How the ‘5-a-Day Mix’ of Fruits, Vegetables Improves Your Health
May 17, 2021
Researchers say a ‘5-a-day mix’ diet of fruits and vegetables can improve your health and help you live longer. They recommend people start by adding 1 or 2 fruits or vegetables a day to their diets.
What Happens To Your Body When You Eat Lentils
May 12, 2021
In African, Indian, and many European cultures, legumes are a staple in many meals. Lentils are one of the most powerful legumes, and is considered one of the most domesticated crops with evidence of human consumption dating back to 13,000 BC, says chef and certified nutritionist Serena Poon.
Tips to Improve Mental Health with Nutrition
May 12, 2021
The safety measures implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as stay-at-home and social distancing orders, have caused many people to experience a decline in their mental health.
What’s on TV Thursday: ‘A Million Little Things’; MLB returns
May 11, 2021
During the coronavirus crisis, the Los Angeles Times is making some temporary changes to our...
The Evolutionary Chef: Episode Three   With Dr. Uma Naidoo
May 06, 2021
Join world-renowned chefs and doctors, in conversation about the things you care about most. Episode No. 3 (of 6-part series): This is Your Brain on Food - An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods that Fight Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, and More.