April marks the start of strawberry season in the low country, peaking until June. These antioxidant-rich berries might be on the ‘Dirty Dozen’ list when grown conventionally, but they are quite beneficial for your health (and community) when picked locally. Find out how to source local strawberries in season, wash them, and lastly, prepare a delicious treat with them.
It’s safe to say that vision is one of the most imperative senses. Even when closing our eyes, it’s hard to fully imagine a life without it. Thankfully, incorporating these 6 foods in your diet may help promote ocular health while extending the longevity of your eyes.
Choosing in-season produce benefits local farming, our grocery budget, and our health. While asparagus is deemed an 'in season' vegetable throughout all of spring, its peak month is April. Learn 4 health benefits of asparagus, how to prepare it, and how to incorporate the leftovers into your meals throughout the week. Stock up on these stalks; your body will thank you!
In a world where vegan nutrition has never been trendier, the transition from animal protein to plant-based protein has never been easier. With 5 key ingredients and zero heating required, this recipe packs a protein-filled punch and makes a delicious spring dish.
Improving your cardiovascular performance primarily boils down to consistency, recovery and nutrition. While fasted cardio has become a popular method among many celebrities and athletes, cardio fueled by nutrition can, quite literally, help you go that extra mile. By incorporating these three powerhouse roots into your diet, you may just give your athletic endurance a boost.
As we find ourselves surrounded by heart-shaped chocolate boxes and seasonal sweets, it’s easy to start developing persistent cravings for them. We can find solace in the fact that one type of chocolate in its purest form can actually be heart-healthy, assigning a whole new significance to the Valentine’s Day treat.
A Longevity team member walks into a grocery store...
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How your body performs and feels depends on how you fuel it; make conscious choices. Like exercise, the closer you stick to your plan, the faster you will see results. This holds true when it comes to nutrition, as consistency paves the way for not only a new lifestyle - but also your longevity.
One of our fabulous members, Rebecca Young, shared two delicious recipes by her so-called 'spirit animal', Ina Garten. Easily modifiable and healthy, Ina's Winter Slaw and Cauliflower & Celery Root Soup are year-round staples for Rebecca and her family. Plus, you can get all of the ingredients from Trader Joe's!
If you’re a fellow Charlestonian, you can attest to the chilly temperatures we’ve been feeling as of late. These cold mornings and evenings call for a warm drink that serenades our tastebuds, soothes our nerves and supports our health- all at the same time. While a hot cup of coffee almost always hits the spot, switch it up with one of these three hot and healthy beverages that are sure to help you wind down and relax.