Our founder & CEO, Caroll Lee, hopped on a plane with her family to Bangkok, Thailand, with return tickets dated 9 weeks later. After traveling around Southeast Asia, seeing ancient ruins and temples, and finding peace and beauty in the steamy jungles of Bali, she reflects on the benefits of travel and how to bring that beauty back in daily life.
Properly hydrating your body can address a plethora of health issues - from chronic headaches, brain fog, and fatigue to weight gain, gut issues, and autoimmune conditions. You’ve heard the age-old advice: Drink 8 glasses of water a day. But is that really the best way to hydrate your body? In this edition of our book club series, our Head of Client Wellness, Sarah Hebbel-Stone, turns to the latest read among wellness professionals, Quench.
Step one to getting the best skin ever: Eat superfoods that nourish from the inside out with antioxidants, fatty acids, fiber, vitamins and minerals. It’s simple, yet fundamentally true advice. But there’s another level to superfoods. Their superpowers need not be relegated to salads and smoothies – they can feed skin from the outside, too.
Our commitment to the environment reaches far and wide. We believe we have a responsibility to use our buying power to help support local communities all while providing ample nutrients to our bodies. We are also committed to using packaging that is either compostable, recyclable, or reusable. In our kitchens, we source the highest quality sustainably grown foods available. However, it doesn’t end there.
In this new series, we’re excited to introduce you to Sarah Hebbel-Stone, our Head of Client Wellness. As a certified Culinary Nutrition Expert, Sarah has a passion for cooking with a focus on holistic health. She is our resident health counselor on staff and assists our chefs and nutritionists in developing our weekly menu.Check out a few of her favorite things…
We know that eating a clean diet free of gluten, dairy, and refined sugars makes us feel good overall, but the added benefit of eating clean can be seen through immediate benefits to our body. Last week we were featured in US WEEKLY, where Roxanne Adamiyatt saw those benefits when she committed to eating clean with us for just four days.
Cortisol is often called the stress hormone because it’s released during times of physical and emotional stress, but it’s not always a bad thing. It is responsible for maintaining the health of and proper communication between every cell in your body. Whether you’re dealing with a lot of stress or just want to ensure you’re supporting your natural cortisol levels, here are three ways to to balance your cortisol naturally.
Stepping out for lunch in NYC can be hectic to say the least. The options can be overwhelming and you may end up choosing whichever place has the shortest line over what's nourishing your body. To help, our friends at the Well Summit, an annual event highlighting leaders in the wellness industry, compiled a list of their three favorite healthy, organic lunch options in NYC.
We are firm believers that there is more to weight loss and true health than calories in versus calories out. Our philosophy is simple and straight forward -- if you eat real food, made from scratch, you will feel better on the inside and out. But how do you keep track of progress or stay motivated without seeing numbers dropping on the scale every day? We checked in with Mia Rigen, our wellness partner, New York City based Nutritionist and founder of RASA, on alternative ways to measure your health - no scales or calorie counting required.