Articles in Environment, Pets, Food, Outdoors and Fun

A Pet to Love: Having a Pet Helps You Live Longer

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Over 60 percent of households in the United States have a pet, and this is with good reason. Pets provide families with countless hours of cuddles and laughter. Owning a dog or a cat, whether that pet is a rescue or straight from a reputable breeder,... Read full article

Why Should You Adopt a Pet?

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It’s estimated that each year, over 6.5 million companion animals, otherwise defined as an animal that is suitable to be a home pet, are surrendered to community animal shelters across the United States. This means that there is one animal surrendere... Read full article

The Super Power of Almonds

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Have you ever looked at an almond and wondered how nature packed so much potential into such a tiny food? Almonds are powerful seeds that contain vitamins, minerals, healthy fatty acids and antioxidants. They’re a great source of polyphenols, magnesi... Read full article

Keto Diet and Cancer Treatment: An Overview

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New research that explores cancer prevention and treatment is always exciting to hear about–especially when it’s related to something we can control like our diet and lifestyle. A ketogenic diet is the hot topic right now, so it isn’t surprising to r... Read full article



A Pecan a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

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April is National Pecan Month, and it’s a great time to learn more about this powerhouse of nutrition. The word pecan is derived from an Algonquin word meaning “nut requiring a stone to crack.” Native tribes in the U.S. and Mexico relied on the nut f... Read full article

Hawaiian Poke Bowls

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Poke means “to slice or cut” in Hawaiian and refers to chunks of raw, marinated fish—usually tuna—which is then tossed over rice and topped with vegetables and umami-packed sauces.... Read full article

Goji Berries

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Goji berries have high levels of antioxidants and the highest amount of beta-carotene of all edible plants which supports eye, bone and skin health, and cell development which could have anti-aging benefits.... Read full article

Broccoli Rabe

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You’ve seen it at the farmers market: the vegetable that looks like broccoli and kale had a lovechild. Broccoli rabe, also known as rapini, contains all the benefits of both in its leafy bouquet. This nutritionally dense vegetable is a secret super... Read full article

Take a Trip: The Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Vacationing

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Setting aside time to escape the busyness of life may pose a challenge for hard-working moms, but the many rewards are worth every effort! ... Read full article