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Pad_Thai_Spring_Rolls

Gluten free and Vegan! This fun and portable twist on classic Pad Thai is a great way to make this standby dish feel fresh and new. Rice noodles and wrappers keep this dish gluten free, and fiber rich vegetables bulk up each portion, making for a healthy and satisfying meal. Coconut oil is widely touted as a superfood, and boasts…

MostSerenePlacesAroundTheWorld

The hustle and bustle of everyday life can undeniably cause stress. And that stress can have a negative effect on your health. You know this, right? But I bet you still don’t take enough time to get away from it all and relax. So we’re here to help. If you feel like you need to get away, there are a…

Volunteer Travel

The purpose of most travel is business or pleasure. But some people like to use their time away from work and school to help others. There are many countries that offer travelers beautiful beaches and sights to see, in addition to opportunities to lend a hand in making the world a better place. Here are some of the top destinations…

Grand Palace Statues

For the next stop on our five healthy days tour around the world, we’re visiting one of the most dynamic and vibrant cities in Asia: Bangkok. The thriving capital of Thailand is a bustling paradox filled with historic and stunning Buddhist temples and modern architecture and buildings. Although the crowded city streets and warm climate can be overwhelming to some,…

Skydiving in New Zealand

Skydiving isn’t for the faint of heart. It takes a lot of guts to hop on a plane for the sole purpose of jumping out of it—and that’s a severe understatement. But if you’re able to gather the courage or forego your fears, skydiving can be one of the most exhilarating moments in your entire life. And depending on where…

Vacations have their own set of lifestyle rules, or, rather, a lack of them, which can put any healthy diet and lifestyle to complete shame in a mere matter of days. Enter the detox vacation, the chance to cleanse, step back and slow down, and indulge at the other end of the scale. Get Healthy on Vacation Many of us…

If you’re looking for the next thrilling adventure where you can freely explore rich cultures and new lands, backpacking is a great way to travel to incredible places -- without breaking your wallet. Packing a bag and hopping on a plane without any set plans might be the staple dream for recent grads, but if you’re looking for an inexpensive…

If you are planning your next international trip, it will likely be a 2012 event. In anticipation, National Geographic Traveler magazine has tapped twenty destinations as Best of the World 2012. There’s something for everyone, and they all hold promise for improving mind, body and spirit for those who make the trip. You can visit the picture gallery online to…

According to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), chikungunya fever continues to be active in Asia and the Indian Ocean region: In 2009, the Ministry of Health in Malaysia reported over 4,430 cases of chikungunya fever. No deaths were reported. The most affected areas were the northern provinces of Sarawak Kedah, followed by Kelantan, Selangor, and Perak. Chikungunya fever activity has…

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