While many of us may not give much thought to when we go to bed or wake up, the truth is that our sleep cycles
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”
― Hippocrates, the father of medicine
Ever since human beings evolved beyond simply finding our daily food, to storing it, curing it, and planning it, taking pleasure in our food has become a priority.
We don’t eat to survive anymore, at least not in the Western world. The amount of food the US wastes every year is proof of that. (If you’re curious, it’s about $161 billion per year, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.)
Those in quarantine for the last several months have been wrestling.
Wrestling with their mental health, physical health, spiritual, and emotional health.
And anyone who has tried to tackle all of them at once probably started right where they should have: the gut. The gut’s trillions of microbes are responsible for so many of the body’s systems, it doesn’t even make sense to tackle disparate pieces of health if you’re ignoring your gut health.
The internet is saturated with advice on how to manicure your body and finetune it like a microchip — washboard abs, Madonna arms, digestive purges, leg day, chest day, back sculpting, squat thrusts, etc.
In the noise, you may find yourself confused about where to start and what’s important.
The truth is, being active and healthy is a lifestyle. That means it should be a part of your behavior all day, every day.
Every generation has a tendency to decry the ignorance of the generations that came before it, and lament the progress of the generations that come
Since 1980, America’s air pollution has been steadily reverting back to clean air. And although we’re still 10th in a global list of clear skies (behind Canada, Australia, and several European countries), we may soon be booted from the top 10.
You see, fine particulate pollution is our biggest problem.