Where Does Your Food Come from?

Have you ever thought about where your food comes from? Most of us likely buy our food from a local grocery store, but have you ever thought about where food such as strawberries or bananas are actually grown? Or how far the salmon behind the…

The Present of Presence

I have recently been introduced to a new concept: mindfulness. Mindfulness is supposed to help you deal with stress by making you focus on the present. Mindfulness is also supposed to help you relax by focusing more on your body and breathing. I am trying…

Spread Kindness, Not Germs

Washing your hands is the easiest and best way to prevent yourself from becoming sick. Every day you touch things that many other people could have touched. You never know whether or not somebody sneezed into their hand and then wiped their sneeze infected hand…

Better Safe Than Sorry

When consuming food, we often forget to think about the risk of acquiring a food-borne illness. But what about being mindful about how you prepare food too? Avoiding the transmission of foodborne illness is an important part of keeping yourself and others healthy. Most of…

PCOS Blog

A Glycemic Index Refresher

If you’ve ever done any research into a good “diet” for PCOS, you may have heard the term “low glycemic index.” But just because you’ve heard of it, doesn’t mean you understand what it means! In essence, the glycemic index of a food indicates how…

Fast Food

Leaving Fast Food Behind

Have you ever felt like it was just too hard to keep up with your nutrition goal? Just based off of personal experience I can say that trying to juggle school, work, the gym, and healthy eating has always been a bit of a struggle…

Love is Love is Love

I broke up with my first ever boyfriend on Valentine’s Day my freshman year of college after he refused to see me perform in The Vagina Monologues. He claimed he was uncomfortable hearing me speaking the “V” word publically. I was “peeved” (as my mother…

The 2017 Glocal Challenge Winners Announced

Each year, the city of Cambridge (MA) works with Education First (an international education company that focuses on language, academics, educational travel, and cultural experience) to present the Glocal Challenge to students at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Students are recruited to take initiative…