Diet and Fitness

6 Reasons You Should Hit the Sauna

1 Comment 25 September 2014

I’m all about things that have health benefits and beauty benefits, and a sauna will help you sweat out toxins while burning calories, leaving you with glowing skin. Try these tips, along with a sample recipe, from my 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse.

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Health and Wellness

Why Your Nail Salon Is Probably Toxic as Hell

3 Comments 23 September 2014

As Dr. Oz once warned in his book YOU: The Owner's Manual for Teens, "Nail polish is likely the most toxic cosmetic there is." But it's also one of the most revered and most addictive. Pinterest boards are made of the fabulous hues and nail art that just came down the runway at New York Fashion Week. Gel manicures have soared in popularity, making it possible to go on a week-long vacation and still flaunt salon-fresh nails. Still, aren't we forgetting how under all those pretty gloss patterns, a silent but powerful bed of toxins is seeping through our nail beds and into our bloodstream? Consider the source: your corner nail salon.

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The Forks Over Knives Plan Recipe: Apple Crisp

1 Comment 18 September 2014

Chef and cookbook author (and our friend) Del Sroufe created this dairy-free yet delectable fall dessert for our new book, The Forks Over Knives Plan: A 4-Week Meal-by-Meal Makeover.

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Health and Wellness

How Learning a Language Could Save a Life

0 Comments 17 September 2014

We all know how important it is to be multilingual, and many of us have learning a new language at the top of our lengthy to-do lists. But if you work in a hospital, being bilingual can also be critical to a patient's health. No one knows this better than David, a hospital worker who learned Spanish and now connects better with his patients—and advanced his career by passing required language tests.

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