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FEED YOUR BRAIN is our phrase for everything we do to inspire and enable a healthier generation through learning and information. In our stores, we have Feed Your Brain menus, Feed Your Brain wallpaper and now we have our first online example – our Feed Your Brain blog!


>7 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Metabolism-Boosting Foods

In the spring and summer, it’s often easier to maintain a balanced weight. The warm weather tends to make you crave lighter foods—especially seasonal fruit and water-containing salads. For many, the cooler fall air can have the opposite effect. Some folks become less active and crave their go-to comfort foods when the temperature starts to […]

>An Apple a Day


We’re in the midst of peak apple season here in New York State. From now through the end of October, you’ll find many fresh, crisp varieties at your local grocer or farmer’s market. For even more apple fun, you can take a weekend drive to pick your own at a picturesque farm upstate or on […]

>Eating for Eye Health


No matter your age, it’s important to maintain the health of your eyes. After all, they are the windows to your soul! Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables is beneficial for overall health, but there are some foods saturated with vital vision nutrition to add to your diet pronto.   Beta Carotene This orange-red […]

> Restore Your Hair with Plant-Based Oils

Argan Oil

Gorgeous, shiny and strong hair is possible without expensive products—many of which are loaded with harmful ingredients. While popular hair care items may beautify temporarily, skip the commercial products for long-term hair health. Instead, stock your medicine cabinet with oils from Mother Nature’s finest sources.   > Argan Oil If you want to see the […]

> Staycation All I Ever Wanted

The High Line

August is typically the month when New Yorkers try to fit in their last weekend getaways—and perhaps an extended trip to an exotic location they’ve been waiting for all year. If this is you, have a great time! You deserve the R&R. But, if you’re unable to make it out of town, no problem! Staycations […]

>Impress Party Goers with Unique Flavored Ice Cubes

Mint, Raspberry and Blueberry Ice Cubes

It wouldn’t be a party without serving your guests a signature cocktail or mocktail. Rather than using ordinary ice to keep the drinks cool, why not turn the fun factor up a few notches? Flavored ice cubes are all the rage right now—they’re practically effortless to make, but have a big impact on the drinking […]

>Wellness Activities to Celebrate Friendship Day

Friends in Ocean

What would life be like without great friends? International Friendship Day is this Sunday, August 2nd, and there’s no better way to celebrate than by doing something health-promoting with your closest pals.   Get Beachin’ If you’re in NYC, beautiful beaches are just a short drive or train ride away. Relax on the sand with […]

>Plant-Based Popsicle Recipes

Berry Popsicles

Here in NYC, we’re in the midst of a major heat wave. High temps call for a bit more creativity in the kitchen, as many of our cooked favorites aren’t too appealing right now. In addition to tossing lots of leafy green salads with cucumbers, we’re experimenting with popsicles as a cooling dessert or anytime […]

>Best Foods for Staying Cool

Cucumber & Watermelon

When Mother Nature turns up the heat, the last thing you want to do is turn on your oven or stove. Summer is the time to focus on fresh, raw foods that will hydrate and energize, instead of complex dishes that will weigh you down. You can still include cooked components in your meals if […]

>Introducing our Summer Superstars!


We’re proud to welcome three new members to the Organic Avenue family, just in time for the peak of summer. Stop by any OA location today to try our #summersuperstars. Feed your brain with their key health benefits here—you’ll want to scoop up all three!   OXYGENATOR SHOT Sweet and tart, this concentrated boost of […]