Healthy Living

Yoga Boosts Brainpower, Kills Stress and Increases Happiness

by Megan Thompson

It turns out that the benefits of practicing yoga may reach much farther than physical fitness, weight loss and increased flexibility. In fact, new research is suggesting that those who

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Chickens Help Reduce Elderly Loneliness, Depression

by Natalia Lima

Elderly men in England are less lonely these days –– and it’s all thanks to some chicks. It all started in 2012 when one of the men living at a

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Beyond Downtown: NYC’s Beyond Sushi Rolls into Midtown Manhattan Today

by Nell Alk

As if New York City residents weren’t spoiled enough with our seemingly endless list of dining options, today marks the grand opening of vegan eatery Beyond Sushi’s third location on

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California City Passes Nation’s First Soda Tax

by Megan Thompson

This week, voters in the city of Berkeley, California, passed the nation’s first soda tax by a huge majority. In spite of a $2.4 million dollar campaign led by soda

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Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway Share Their Eco-Tips

by Natalia Lima

The ‘Interstellar’ cast is one eco-conscious bunch. In a recent press conference to promote the new movie, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain were asked what they do to protect the

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Study Links Milk to Higher Mortality and Bone Fracture Rates

by Natalia Lima

Got milk? Too bad because the latest research shows that drinking dairy can increase chances of bone fractures and mortality.

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McDonald’s Considers Offering Organic Ingredients in U.S. Restaurants

by Megan Thompson

International mega-corporation McDonald’s has announced that its restaurants may begin selling organic foods in an attempt to boost dwindling sales.

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