The Daily Benefit Blog from The Morrison Center
What you need to know before your next summer shindig

What you need to know before your next summer shindig

by Stephanie Mandel August 28, 2020

Think party food and beach bodies don’t mix? Think again! Here are our 5 ways to “healthy hack” your next summer barbecue:

1. Go “protein style” with your burger

Take a note from In-N-Out’s not-so-secret-menu and go lower-carb version: wrap your beef patty or veggie patty in a large romaine or collard green leaf. Or just eat it atop veggie sides!

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Get Your Glow On, Oscar Style

Get Your Glow On, Oscar Style

by Stephanie Mandel and Robin Foroutan February 26, 2018

The lights may shine bright on Broadway, but come March 4, all eyes will be on Hollywood and film’s biggest stars as they sashay down the red carpet at the Academy Awards ceremony. Some tune in for the love of film, while some watch for the fashion, but one thing is clear: these stars are GLOWING!

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The top questions to ask yourself before taking vitamins

The top questions to ask yourself before taking vitamins

by Stephanie Mandel and Robin Foroutan June 19, 2017

We know that vitamins and minerals are important, and nutrient deficiencies are rare, so are vitamin and mineral supplements necessary? If you’ve followed recent highly publicised research, there’s been a resounding NO of late. But does that conclusion follow the science?

In study after study, researchers and medical professionals acknowledge the biological need for vitamins and minerals, and the lack thereof in the diets of most Americans. And yet, they conclude that since deficiencies are rare nowadays, there is no real need for a vitamin or mineral supplement. Taking a closer look reveals a major flaw in this commonly held rationale.

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