Which is healthier — a cold-pressed juice or a smoothie? We break down the nutritional benefits of these popular produce-based drinks.
The problem: Staying in the healthy lane can get pricey. Buying organic always cost more, and having to toss spoiled produce hurts the heart and the pocket. The solutions: Snag ingredients that last longer, pay attention to juicing volume yields, and don’t be afraid to freeze individual items. Don’t hesitate to peruse the “close to […]
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Try this simple and delicious recipe in the New Year to detox your body from the indulgences of the holidays.
Here are 13 detox treatments to try in 2013—from signature spa therapies to DIY at-home detox!
I have heard good things about juice cleanses, so a few weeks ago I decided to try one by Terri, a restaurant in Manhattan’s flatiron district. The eatery was launched by two vegan chefs, Craig and Mike, who wanted to provide “a respite for those looking for a healthy, organic meal…to find nourishing food quickly.”
The idea of juice cleansing just got a bit easier. The Spa at The Surrey is taking a refreshing approach to combining spa and wellness with a spa package that capitalizes on the popularity of Organic Avenue cleanses. The healthy lifestyle company Organic Avenue touts a celeb following from the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Russell […]
After months of back-to-back holidays all centered around high-calorie drinks, rich home-cooked food, and decadent sweets, it’s no wonder why so many people opt to start the New Year healthy. Specialty juices and smoothies fit the bill perfectly – not just because they taste great, but because they’re full of detoxifying and/or antioxidant properties and […]
It’s getting chilly and everyone around you seems to be coughing and sneezing. To make sure your immune system is in check and ready to fight off any unwanted cold and flu germs, we wanted to share with you some of the immune-boosting, detox-encouraging, and healthily-hydrating juices and smoothies being offered at spas and yoga […]
Marathon time is fast-approaching! Last month, we blogged about Chicago spa Tiffani Kim Institute offering The Marathon Massage for Chicagoland’s runners. This month, we caught wind, in Vital Juice Chicago, of even more spas offering athletes massage and other spa treatment deals to ease their accomplished-but-tired muscles and to pamper their weary feet. Here’s what […]
About 80 percent of sun damage occurs before the age of 20, according to Ariel Ostad, M.D., an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at New York University Medical Center. That’s why products with free-radical fighters (from alpha lipoic acid to vitamin C), are necessities as we get older. They help fight the damage done, by slowing the oxidation process that causes sun spots and wrinkles, and preventing further damage, such as collagen and elastin breakdown. These free-radical fighters also work chemically in the deeper layers of skin to help it endure and recover from sun exposure.
Participating spas across the U.S. will be offering $50 spa treatments for a full 50 minutes plus you’ll have the opportunity to receive great offers and info from our partners: 1800 Flowers.com, Bally Total Fitness, Plenty of Fish, Vital Juice, Choclatique, LeSportsac, Mintbox and Loehmann’s.