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Jessica Malen

Counterbalance Anxiety With Balanced Nutrition

by Jessica Malen

If you’re coping with anxiety or other stress disorders, it’s important to know that the food you eat can drastically affect your mood. There are certain foods you might want to avoid and others you could incorporate into your life… Continue Reading →

12 Easy Ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

by Jessica Malen

Read on for easy ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. Small changes really do make a difference. Plus, it’s easier than you might think! If you don’t have a recycling bin at home, get one. Recycling bins can be purchased… Continue Reading →

Transitioning Your Family From Summer to School

by Jessica Malen

Fall Into This Easy Back-to-School Routine Can you believe it’s already time to start thinking about your kids going back to school? This month, we have tips and tricks to help you transition your family from summertime to school this… Continue Reading →

Why Switching to Green Cleaning Is Significant for Your Family and the Environment

by Jessica Malen

In the past, you may have purchased a cleaning product without giving it much thought. You selected the brand you knew, the one you trusted. Today, it’s rare to not have a large selection to choose from; sometimes it can… Continue Reading →

Chocolate and Vanilla Banana “Nice Cream”

by Jessica Malen

Switch From Ice Cream to “Nice Cream”! Cool down this summer with a healthier alternative to traditional ice cream. You won’t believe our vanilla and chocolate “nice cream” recipe is gluten, dairy and added sugar free. Plus, it only has… Continue Reading →

The Link Between Your Gut and Brain Is Closer Than You Might Think

by Jessica Malen

Recent studies support that diet is as important to mental health and wellbeing as it is to the heart, digestive system and hormone health. Did you know that 95 percent of serotonin is produced in the gastrointestinal tract? Serotonin acts… Continue Reading →

Can Switching to a Plant-Based Lifestyle Enhance Your Health?

by Jessica Malen

A recent study by Harvard University suggests that one-third of early deaths could be prevented if people move to a predominantly vegetarian diet. “Healthy diet is related to a lower risk of almost everything that we look at. Perhaps not… Continue Reading →

Want to Be More Mindful? Spend Time Outside

by Jessica Malen

Slowing down can be challenging when you are moving full-speed ahead five days a week. We’re constantly bombarded with emails, phone calls, text messages and meetings – the list goes on. Consciously taking a moment to center yourself and be… Continue Reading →

Celebrate the Seniors in Your Life This Spring

by Jessica Malen

With both Mother’s Day (May 13) and Father’s Day (June 17) right around the corner, spring is a wonderful time to take the opportunity to celebrate the seniors in our lives. Spending time together is the best gift you can… Continue Reading →

Your 2018 Guide to the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

by Jessica Malen

The EWG’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, updated every year since 2004, ranks the pesticide contamination of popular fruits and vegetables. The guide is based on results from more than 35,200 samples of produce tested by the FDA. Every… Continue Reading →

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