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>The Benefits of Exercising Outdoors

Running Shoes and OJ

If you’re like most, when you think of exercise, you picture running on a treadmill in a dark, crowded gym. Now that the weather is warming up, there’s a better option. Plenty of people exercise outside. In fact, there are numerous benefits to taking your workout to the park, beach, field or street.   > […]

>Spring Cleansing…for Your Living Space

Cleaning Tools

As the season that signifies renewal, the onset of spring is the perfect opportunity to plant positive seeds for the remainder of the year. Aside from cleansing the body internally with nutrient-dense plant-based foods and juices, it’s also the time to literally ‘clean house’ and rejuvenate the space around you. While you sip your Green […]

>Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Apple and a Baseball

Baseball season has just begun, and if you’re like many spectators, you may have a hard time staying on track with your healthy diet when ballpark food is all around you. And if your seats are near the aisle, it will be easy to robotically pass food and money back-and-forth the entire game. As if […]

>Niacin: Friend or Foe?

Nutritional Supplement

Niacin, also known as vitamin B3, seems to be a hot topic of conversation these days. Every time you turn around, someone is talking about its great benefits and recommending a supplement. Well, before you do, it’s important to understand that although niacin offers great benefits, too much of any good thing may have some […]

>March Madness: Take the OA Health Challenge!

Basketball Plate

For many, March is just that ‘in-between’ month before the spring weather hits—a countdown to brighter, warmer days ahead. For sports enthusiasts, March is one of the year’s highlights—the NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament—68 college basketball teams competing for the national championship. Whether you have a team to root for or not, OA has pitted […]

>What to Eat the Day After Thanksgiving

Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey on a Plate

Thanksgiving is a day to spend quality time with family and friends.  And in modern America, quality time often includes food; Thanksgiving being the mother of all feasts! Many of the foods we will all indulge in may not be optimal for our health. But hey, it’s one day out of the year.  If you […]

>A day in the life of a Wellness Concierge

My son’s favorite drink at any time of the day is water, but if there’s an Organic Avenue coconut water in the fridge first thing in the morning then I get extra hugs. Sometimes we make a smoothie from juice and nut mylk ice cubes and often I sneak things into the blender that he would […]