Monthly Archives: April 2011

5 New Super Foods from SHAPE

Is Greek yogurt already old hat? If you love expanding your nutrition horizons get ready for a whole new crop of superfoods bound to become the next big thing: Skyr This Icelandic yogurt is technically a soft cheese, but its … Continue reading

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From Women’s Health, the truth about nutrition labels

Lightly Sweetened A frequently abused claim with no formal definition, this appears most often in the cereal aisle, and many of the boxes it adorns are actually loaded with various sweeteners. Need proof? Look at Kellogg’s Smart Start. It claims … Continue reading

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BodyBalance is now the Seneca pick up location for CAFE

We are so excited to announce that as of Tuesday, 02 May 2011, BodyBalance will be the Seneca pick up location for orders from the Clemson Area Food Exchange. We will be open for pick up from 4:30-6:30pm in our … Continue reading

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Are you working out in the right order?

This from our friends at Yahoo! Sports: The optimal workout is a 10-minute warm-up on a low-impact cardio machine followed by 30 minutes of weights and then 30 minutes of intense cardio. Yes, really. “Efficiency is the key when structuring … Continue reading

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Let Food be Your Epigenetic Medicine

This just in from the Organic Center (www.organic-center.org) regarding organic food: “In a fascinating, well-referenced review article in Biochemical Pharmacology, a team of scientists in Belgium has laid out the many reasons why the nutrition and biomedical communities are rapidly focusing … Continue reading

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7 surprising causes of back pain

If you’ve ever had a bout of back pain, you’re not alone: According to the National Institutes of Health, 8 out of 10 people will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. Most of the time, back … Continue reading

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How yoga can improve your life

This just in from Mother Nature Network: When it comes to exercise, stress relief, and overall health, very little beats out yoga. It makes you better at other sports. It helps you sleep better. It helps you breathe better. It … Continue reading

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Marathon training (and running nutrition) begins!

As many of you know, I recently celebrated my 50th birthday. Heading into the second half of my life, I decided I wanted to start off with something mildly spectacular. So, I have started training for the Kiawah Island Marathon … Continue reading

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Need Sleep? Get a Massage!

Daylight Savings Time may give us longer days and more sunlight, but until our bodies adjust, it can disrupt established sleep patterns. And when we’re short on sleep, we’re short on patience, concentration, and–ultimately–health. Fortunately, the restorative nature of massage … Continue reading

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