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5 Reasons to Opt for a CSA This Summer

By Laurel Kallenbach
Buying a share of a local farm's harvest offers more than fresh, seasonal produce. It supports your community.
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How to Get Your Kids in the Kitchen

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
It’s never too early — or too late — to introduce your kids to the life skills learned in the kitchen.
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5 Kid-Friendly Cooking Tools

By Experience Life Staff
Welcome kiddos into the kitchen with these tools, including scaled-down baking sheets and serrated safety knives.
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Are Plant-Based Meats Truly More Sustainable?

By Michael Dregni
The answer, it seems, is complex.
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Confessions of an Imperfect Eater

By Jamie Martin
Experience Life editor in chief Jamie Martin on how to nurture our sometimes embattled relationship with food.
Pilar Gerasimo

How to Be Healthy in an Unhealthy World

With Pilar Gerasimo
Season 5, Episode 3   May 3, 2022

While many of us have the desire to be healthy, the unfortunate reality is that our culture is not set up to make it easy — and often makes it really hard. That does not mean it’s impossible, just that it requires intentionality. Pilar Gerasimo, health journalist, author, and founding editor of Experience Life, shares why her work is centered around helping people become “healthy deviants,” including tips for breaking against the norms of society so you don’t break yourself.

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Cliff Edberg’s Success Story

By Cliff Edberg, RD, CPT
Overweight and bullied as a child, this former bodybuilder overcame multiple challenges and is now helping others.
Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.

Intentional Care

By Bahram Akradi
When we consciously show up for others — in our actions and words — we can create deeper, more meaningful connections.
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4 Endangered Foods

By Michael Dregni
The climate crisis is threatening the foods we love. Here's what we can do about it.
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Work From Anywhere: The 3 Life Time Work Locations Set to Open in 2022

By Callie Fredrickson
Life Time Work provides space to embrace the new normal of hybrid work by expanding to three new locations in 2022.
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CLIMATE CHAMPION: Arctic Ice Project

By Elizabeth Millard
This transformative climate project — focused on protecting ice caps — offers surprising hope for the future.
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Yard Party

By Experience Life Staff
Five of our favorite products to improve the quality of your outdoor time.
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6 Night-Hiking Tips

By Sarah Tuff
Hiking after dark heightens the senses in wonderful ways. Learn about the thrills and the chills — plus the skills you need to undertake this adventure.
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CLIMATE CHAMPION: Santa Cruz Mountains Stewardship Network

By Elizabeth Millard
This transformative climate project — focused on protecting ecosystems in the Santa Cruz region — offers surprising hope for the future.
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PUMPING IRONY: Typecast

By Craig Cox
Can certain personality traits protect us from cognitive dysfunction as we grow old? New research holds out some hope, but I have my doubts.
Paul Kriegler

Everyday Habits for Building Immunity

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 5, Episode 1   April 19, 2022

The topic of immunity has gotten a lot of attention because of the pandemic, yet our immune systems always need support so we’re healthy and strong at the metabolic level and prepared to fight off germs, bacteria, and other potentially compromising invaders. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, shares the lifestyle habits within our control that can build our immunity, including primary factors to be aware of and what might provide us with the greatest resilience.

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CLIMATE CHAMPION: SCAPE Studio

By Elizabeth Millard
This transformative climate project — that uses "oyster- tecture" to combat shoreline erosion — offers surprising hope for the future.
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CLIMATE CHAMPION: Kiss the Ground

By Elizabeth Millard
This transformative climate project — focused on regenerative agriculture — offers surprising hope for the future.
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Do the Chemicals in Single-Serve Coffee Pods Disrupt Hormones?

By Marco Dregni
A recent study looked at estrogenic chemicals in pod- brewed coffee. Here's what it found out.
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