In the age of Keto and Low Carb, fruit is under fire for its high sugar content relative to other whole foods. With all the bad press, you may be wondering if fruit still has a place in a healthy diet, or whether it should be kicked to the curb alongside processed, sugary foods and beverages.
Susan Blum, MD, MPH is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Founder and Director of Blum Center for Health in Rye Brook, New York, where she leads a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, nutritionists and health coaches to provide cutting edge Functional and Integrative Medicine services. She’s also the author of two books, The Immune System Recovery Plan (Scribner; 2013), and Healing Arthritis (Scribner; 2017).
Yes, yes, you’ve heard it before. And yes, you know they’re really, really good for you. But just how many servings are you supposed to eat a day, anyway? And, how can you make room for them in your diet?
Martha Kaplan is the Community Marketing Manager at Athleta, and a seasoned SoulCycle instructor. With over 25 years of experience in the fitness industry, Martha is the OG Wellness Warrior, meaning she was all about wellness before wellness was a thing. Oh, and did I mention, Martha is a cool 62 years young.
Every moment of every day, we have the opportunity to set our intention and move towards the life we want. Be the person we want to be. Waiting for the “right day“ to begin our journey leaves us feeling: Stuck. Unfulfilled. Unhappy. Disconnected.