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Stop Using Your Body As a Trash Can with Cynthia Lair

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In this episode of Living Upp’s Conversations with Smart People, Cynthia Lair, a Nutrition and Culinary Arts professor at Bastyr University and author of Feeding the Whole Family, reminds us of the importance of mindful eating, and why we should stop using our body as a trash can. (After all, we’re not goats, people!) Listen […]

Self-Care Challenge (Day 1): Learning the Art of Fermentation

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On day 1 of my yearlong self-care challenge, I’m learning the art of fermentation as part of my journey toward cultivating a personal self-care practice. Why fermentation, you ask? As a registered dietitian, I’ve always been intrigued by traditional methods of food preservation. Back to My Roots My great-grandparents in rural Ohio canned a lot […]