Max Lugavere 18 Questions

1) Where are you from and where are you currently based? I grew up in New York City and currently live in Los Angeles. 2) You’ve worked in so many different roles: author, science and health journalist, TV and web...

BRAIN FOODS

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, so there’s no better time than now to look for foods that feed our brains! One of our favorite brainiacs is Max Lugavere. Max is the author of the New York Times bestseller Genius Foods and he has...

THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE

Have you ever really noticed that it’s almost impossible to be in a silent world? Most of us are inundated with noise 24/7. Much of it is white noise, in the background , barely recognizable, but a lot of it is bone jarring in your...

SIX TIPS FOR MINDFUL LIVING

1.Live in the present – one thing at a time Being present, being more conscious of life as it happens and cultivating mindfulness will help you achieve your goals and enjoy life more. In fact, I find I’m way more  productive when I’m mindful. And single-task,...

5 Tips for a Better Sleep Before the Holidays

The weeks leading up to the holidays can be extremely stressful – intense work deadlines, holiday party planning and making sure you’ve gotten everyone’s gifts (even if they didn’t make the “nice” list) can put your mind on overdrive when trying to fall asleep. Don’t...

Vegan Baking 101: Holiday Cookies

The holidays are full of yummy treats! I mean if there was ever a reason to wear those elastic waist pants outside of your own home, holiday treats are it. Cakes, pies, and Santa’s personal favorite (trust us, he told us himself): cookies. Unfortunately, those cookies...

The Best Sustainable Restaurants in NYC + LA

Environmentally friendly restaurants have become one of the hottest trends in the industry, with restaurants using recycled materials, on-site vegetable gardens and other green features. Since you can always count on us making sure you have the resources you need to live a healthier and greener...