Binging on cherries this season? Go for it! These tasty summer treats are packed with vitamins A, B, C and D, potassium, antioxidants, flavonoids, and fiber, all of which have amazing health benefits. Let’s dive into the benefits of this mighty little fruit and find out where you can get your fill at a cherry-picking … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why You Should Eat Cherries and Where to Pick them in the Bay Area
It’s that time of year again and a nostalgic one at that. The smell of “chestnuts roasting on an open fire” brings forth such feelings of warmth, traditions and the upcoming holiday season. This sweet and earthy nut is now roasting at the Marin farmers market on Sundays! Let’s take a look at one of the earliest … Continue reading Celebrating Chestnuts’ Seasonal Return
Each autumn we are graced with the return of the pomegranate, the most royal of the fruits. The small ruby red seeds, or arils, are packed with antioxidants that fight anything from cancer to helping lower blood pressure. This exotic fruit, that sports its own distinguished crown, historically symbolizes abundance, prosperity and even good luck. … Continue reading Autumn’s Crown Jewel Returns Once Again
The fall season often connotes visions of Halloween, the changing colors of the leaves and our clocks, but it also brings forth warm feelings of comfort found in traditional fall foods like winter squash. The season is upon us so head to the farmer’s market and find your favorite squash for the next few months.
You don’t have to fly to Seoul, South Korea to find out why the “Jimjilbangs” or Korean bathhouses might just be the next big thing. Luckily for us there are several such spas right here in the Bay Area. Let’s explore what happens in theses bathhouses and why they can be a healthy and therapeutic … Continue reading The Best Korean Spas in the Bay Area
Here is an easy guide to skin care at any age and things to consider in an effort to maintain optimal skin health.