beauty

5 Ways to De-Stress (In Photos)

Wow, I’m glad this work week is over. I probably released way too much cortisol over the course of the last few days. Thankfully I just attended a conference all about reducing stress and was reminded by Dr. Michael AbouAssaly of Burlington, Iowa of a few things I can be doing each day to de-stress …

Iowa Roads

Iowa: Healthiest State By 2016!

I had the opportunity to represent Drake at the Healthiest State Initiative meeting today in Des Moines. If you’re not from Iowa, or if you are but have been under a rock for the past year or so, Iowa is vying for the designation of healthiest state in the nation by 2016. I learned some …

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Team Coco(nut)

Do you cook or bake with coconut oil? Do you occasionally sprinkle coconut flakes on yogurt or fresh fruit? Have you considered using coconut milk with your morning oatmeal or cereal? If your answers to those question are no, is it because you’re scared of the fat content found in coconut products? Coconut water received …