Athens Farmers Market: Bridging the Food Desert Gap

See the full Farmers Market image gallery  At 3 p.m., local Athens farmers, agriculturists and vendors are setting up their stands on a Wednesday afternoon and covering their tables with rainbows of fresh produce and goods. At 4 p.m. sharp, local Athens shoppers start streaming in with their recyclable grocery bags ready to fill them…

3 Healthy Energy Boosts

Start with a Healthy Mindset You’ve heard it over a million times:  mind over matter. Focus on making the most of each and every day and less about dreading the day ahead. Here are a few tips and tricks to physically keep you energized. Take Cold Showers Waking up feeling sluggish in the mornings? Step…

Life of an Aerialist

Flying through the air on silks came naturally to her, and she spent her entire spring break doing just that. Her abilities best fit what one might call a superhero, but on a daily basis, people call her Frankie. Francesca Mokry is an aerialist who dreams of doing tricks midair in the prestigious Cirque du Soleil….

5 Superfoods to Jumpstart your day

BLUEBERRIES Blueberries have one of the highest sources of antioxidants of commonly consumed fruit and vegetables. With such a high antioxidant count, blueberries are exceptionally helpful in boosting the immune system, keeping your body healthy and fighting off age-related stress. Blueberries are also high in vitamin C, a key nutrient that helps produce collagen to…

The Paleo Diet

Thinking back to the days of hunting and gathering, food was reduced to simple and whole ingredients. The Paleo Diet is founded on the idea of maximum nutrition with minimum interference.