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Recovery Tips Postpartum + Diastasis Explained

By Allison Oswald (DPT, WCS, CPT) Physical Therapy, Board Certified Women’s Clinical Specialist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and mother (http://www.allisonoswald.com ) Recovery Tips Postpartum During pregnancy there is so much attention paid to how to take care of yourself, as well as how to prepare for labor and delivery….but then what? You have this beautiful bundle of joy and then is your body supposed to magically come back together again? I wish! In practice, I help to navigate this time with […]

EWC’s Top 10 Pregnancy Superfoods!

Hello everyone! We get asked all the time: What should we eat while pregnant. Well, here is our list of the top 10 superfoods to eat while pregnant. Hint: They are amazing for you when breastfeeding too…. and just for everyday health and wellness! After our list, keep reading for some recipes to sneak them in! EWC’s Top Ten Pregnancy Superfoods: (Goal: one or more per day!) Lentils – protein, iron, folate, fiber and calcium Spinach – folic acid, iron, […]

3 Mindfulness Techniques to Manage the Stress of the City

3 Mindfulness Techniques to Manage the Stress of the City  by Dr. Elizabeth Cohen As anyone who lives in NYC knows, living here is both exhilarating and draining. Keeping ourselves emotionally healthy in our hometown is an important goal for all city dwellers. Here are 3 mindfulness techniques that can help you manage the stress of living in the big apple (or any city!). Walking meditation One thing New Yorkers do more than anything is walk. Walking can be faster […]

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome & Acupuncture

By: Iris Netzer-Greenfield, Acupuncturist and Owner of Acupuncture Remedies: www.aprpc.com and Noa Health & Acupuncture www.noacenter.com. Iris is one of our acupuncturist on our EMBODY team of holistic practitioners that we partner with to help our clients EMBODY wellness. At both my New York and Connecticut offices, my staff and I treat a sizable number of Polycystic women. We receive an average of 3-5 new call inquiries a week specific to this disease alone. Those affected by this disorder fall […]

Beet, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

It’s Spring, green is starting to emerge, bye-bye winter coats and hello to the freshness. This salad was an inspiration from delicious ingredients from the Westport Farmers market and the desire to lighten up! Amazing for entertaining and a family hit in our home. Took less than 10 minutes! For a heartier salad, add in any lean protein and enjoy! My husband enjoyed it with grilled chicken and in a sprouted Ezekiel tortilla wrap. I added in sprouted organic almonds […]

His and Hers: Treating Infertility with Acupuncture

By: Iris Netzer Acupuncturist and Owner of Acupuncture Remedies When it comes to infertility women are often to blame for the inability to conceive. In reality, men (about 35% – 40%) suffer from infertility issues almost as frequently as women. In my practice, I’ve seen both. As individuals or as a couple, acupuncture is a very effective way to restore balance, allowing the body to work optimally as it should. With my patients, I liken the body to that of a […]

Cilantro Beet Soup: A Perfect Vegan Holiday Dish, Ready in Ten Minutes

Cilantro Beet Soup: A Perfect Vegan Holiday Dish, Ready in Ten Minutes One of our top tips for thriving through the holidays is to be a good guest. Offer to bring something to the party  that is a healthy option that you enjoy. We have the perfect detoxing pick me up that is great for entertaining. This 10-minute, 5 ingredient, one pot, antioxidant packed blended soup is a perfect start to any festive meal. Or pour them into small glasses […]

PROnatal Fitness Founder’s Top 10 Benefits of Prenatal Exercise

10 Great Benefits of Prenatal Exercise  by Brittany Citron, Founder of PROnatal Fitness, Certified Trainer, Mom There is a reason the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends that pregnant women get at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise on most, if not all, days of the week.  Because the benefits – both for you and your baby – are HUGE!  Besides the obvious benefit of reducing your risk of excess weight gain, here are 10 more reasons […]

Zucchini Blueberry and Chocolate Protein Muffins

Get your fruits, veggies, protein and antioxidants all in one delicious gluten-free and vegan muffin! Great for a healthy snack, breakfast or dessert. Who knew zucchini with chocolate could taste good? We got our weekly Our Harvest (www.ourharvest.com) farm fresh delivery and were in awe of the beautiful local yellow zucchini and fresh blueberries. Delivery arrived at 7 pm and we just had dinner, but wanted a healthy bite that the kids (and us!) would enjoy. So, we came up […]

Cauliflower, Miso and Chive Soup

Bright yet savory nourishing and detoxing soup using local organic summer goodness! Drink in the antioxidants and vitamins. Cauliflower is high in vitamins (great source of vitamin C), minerals, potassium and phytonutrients that helps neutralize damaging toxins. It’s also great for detoxing due to the Glucosinolates, sulfur-containing compounds. Chives are delicately sweet and have an onion flavor. They contain a noteworthy amount of antioxidants, plant fibers, minerals, and vitamins (high amounts of A and K—145% and 177% respectively, of the […]