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Jessica Malen

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 →

Try Dry For a Month

by Jessica Malen

It’s no secret that alcohol is toxic to the body. From high blood pressure to lowering your immune system and raising your risk for certain types of cancer, drinking too much – on a single occasion or over time –… Continue Reading →

Simple Diet Swaps for a Healthy Heart

by Jessica Malen

Get your blood pumping by taking care of your health. Did you know heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States? Every year, one in four deaths are caused by heart disease…. Continue Reading →

Are You Addicted to Technology?

by Jessica Malen

This week we’re talking tech. The average person will spend more than five years of their lifetime on social media, according to a recent study. That’s five years sitting in front of a screen typing, scrolling or browsing. If you’re worried… Continue Reading →

Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week, Feb. 11 – 17

by Jessica Malen

Everyone can use a little more compassion in their life. That’s why we’re celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Week this February, and we hope you’ll join us! Here are a few ideas to get started: Tell someone why they matter…. Continue Reading →

Your Guide to Staying Active During Winter

by Jessica Malen

Just because the temperature is colder doesn’t mean you need to take a break from physical activity. In fact, exercising during the winter can make you feel awake and invigorated. Whether you bundle up and venture outdoors or hit the… Continue Reading →

4 Fad-Free Ways to Bounce Back After the Holidays

by Jessica Malen

If you overindulged over the past couple months, you’re not alone. But now that 2018 has officially begun, it’s time to get back on track and leave unhealthy habits behind. Read on for four ways to show your body some… Continue Reading →

How to Be More Thankful This Month and Always

by Jessica Malen

“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.” – Cicero Has anyone ever asked you what it is you are truly grateful for? Did you know that simple question can change your… Continue Reading →

Our Top Wellness Gifts for the Whole Family + How to DIY Your Own

by Jessica Malen

Are you having trouble figuring out what to gift your loved ones this holiday? It’s important to remember that the holidays are not about presents, but spending time and making memories with each other. So, this year we have put… Continue Reading →

Belgium Has a New Food Pyramid: Should the USDA Take Note?

by Jessica Malen

Did you know? Belgium has updated their food pyramid this year in an astonishing new format. Read on to discover just how this European country may be turning things upside down for the world in terms of health guidelines.  On… Continue Reading →

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