Category : Beauty

Meet Embody’s New Holistic Health Coach–Kristina Borza

Get to know our new NYC-based Holistic Health Coach, Kristina Borza. 1. What motivated you to become a Health Coach? The connection between my health and what I put into my body became real to me at a very young age. I struggled with constant headaches and digestive complaints as a child until it was discovered that I was suffering from gluten enteropathy. I was 11 years old and very unhappy about having to give up certain foods (this pre-dates […]

Self Care: Our Top 10 DIY Tips and Tricks to EMBODY Wellness

“Wellness” is quite the catch phrase lately. You hear and read about new diets, healthy eating, workout trends and fitness classes in every magazine, infomercial and broadcast. It is trendy to wear heart rate monitors and stride counters and sleep trackers. We believe, however, that to really EMBODY Wellness you need to do more than just eat less and workout more. We believe it is about what and how you eat. The quality of you consume and the effort you exert. […]

6 Simple and Easy Daily Detox Tips To Supercharge Your Body

Here’s a little secret: you don’t need to go on a juice fast or extreme cleanse to detox your body. Here’s another secret: you can detox and still chew food! These simple steps will help you cleanse your body and EMBODY Wellness in a way that becomes your lifestyle so you won’t need to go to extremes and live on spicy lemonade for three days. By incorporating these five tips into your everyday routine, you’ll be on your way to […]

Recipe: Chocolate Chia Superfood Bites

These little Chocolate Chia Superfood Bites pack a big punch. Don’t be fooled by their truffle-like appearance and decadently delicious taste. They are nutrient dense, protein rich, Omega-3 boasting, energy enhancing powerhouses! Say that three times fast! Made from superfoods without any refined grains or sugars, these vegan, take-anywhere snacks are great for pre or post workout fueling, breakfast on-the-go, or a mid afternoon snack to power you through that 4pm slump. We even love them as dessert. Almonds are […]

Top 10 Most Nutrient Dense Foods

Rather than just focusing on what to avoid (e.g., processed foods + sugar), we love to focus on what whole food to ADD into your diets to feel alive, glowing and energized. Nutrient density is about the vitamins, antioxidants, phytonutrients, essential fats and proteins that are in food. Look beyond calories and focus on what foods have the highest nutrient profile (or combination of the above). Hint, they are WHOLE real foods! Here are our top 10 most nutrient dense […]

EWC Spotlight: The Lab’s Founder, Lawson Harris

EMBODY Wellness caught up with Lawson Harris, founder of The Lab (labfitnyc.com) in Brooklyn, NY to find out how this fitness innovator embodies wellness. Lawson, 30 year Pilates veteran, formed The Lab in 2001. She is also the creator of the Lab’s teacher training and continuing educational courses, The Lab Pilates Machine and Mat certification, which are nationally recognized by the Pilates Method Alliance. Lawson is an fitness expert for the George Foreman Grill and co- host of the web show “Knock […]

February: New Year, New You! Eat Dark, Leafy Green Vegetables Daily

February: New Year, New You! Eat Dark, Leafy Green Vegetables Daily Welcome To February! We apologize that this month’s New You Resolution is a few days late, but the EWC family grew by one little baby girl on February 3rd! Olivia Hudson Rapp was born Tuesday at 8:13 in the morning, and that took some of (OK, a lot of) our time and attention! In January, we challenged you to drink more water. If you are just joining us now, […]