Tag : wellness

Meet EMBODY’s New Holistic Health Coach-Amy Jarosky

Get to know our new NYC-based Holistic Health Coach, Amy Jarosky 1. What motivated you to become a Health Coach? I worked at a large hedge fund for 10 years and, over time, I began to feel unwell. My mind and body were fatigued and I realized I needed a life change. After improving my diet and developing a regular yoga practice, my body began to feel more energized and I felt like myself again. This incredible transformation lead me […]

Your Guide To A Digital Detox

“Digital detox” and “digital diet” are two catchphrases I’ve seen used a lot lately in the wellness sphere. Or maybe I just noticed these phrases used so often because frankly, it’s what I needed to do. Living life with 100 tabs open in my mental “browser” can quickly become my norm if I allow it. Between managing three e-mail addresses, two Instagram accounts, a Facebook account, a blog, and (my guilty pleasures) Snapchat and Pinterest, I could easily be glued […]

Your Processed Foods Are Lying To You

You’ve probably heard the advice to “shop around the edges of the supermarket.” There’s some truth to this. You’ll find fresh produce, meats, eggs and many other whole foods stocked around the perimeter of the market. But this piece of advice has its limitations. If you want good cooking oils, whole grains, dried herbs, spices, beans, nuts and seeds, you usually need to venture into the actual aisles of the supermarket. This is where things get tricky. Within the aisles […]

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, […]

Our Top Ten Tips to Thrive Through the Holidays!

EMBODY Wellness Company’s Holiday Survival Guide: Top Ten Tips to Thrive Through the Holidays:   Picture Your Plate Divide your plate into ¼ s. Fill ½ of the plate with vegetables: salad, brussels sprouts, green beans, squash, etc. Fill ¼ of your plate with protein: turkey, fish, chicken, grass fed beef, nuts/seeds, etc. Fill ¼ of your plate with more veggies or complex carbs: sweet potato, whole grains (quinoa, farro, buckwheat, kamut, wheat berries, etc.).   Pick Your Poison (and […]

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 […]

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 […]

March New You Resolution: Daily Gratitude

It is March! You took January to build in a habit of hydration and February to ensure dark, leafy greens were part of your day. Now, we challenge you to spend a few minutes each day keeping a gratitude journal. That means thinking about and writing down things your feel grateful for. Start with just three to five items each day… or don’t put any limits on yourself and see where your intuition guides you. According to Robert Emmons a […]

Demystifying The Oil Isle

Walking down the oil isle of your supermarket is overwhelming. Virgin, Extra Virgin, Expeller Pressed, Refined, Unrefined, Vegetable, Canola, Almond, Avocado, Walnut, Coconut, Sunflower, Safflower, Sesame, Rice Bran, Peanut, Palm, Flax Oil. Not to mention butter, margarine, ghee, shortening and lard! What does it all mean and what are they all for? We are here to help you decode the Oil Isle! We grew up thinking Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) was the mecca of healthy cooking and eating. We used EVOO in […]

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, […]