October 2017 The Scoop

October has always represented the heart of the fall season, especially with my New York roots. While living in New York, this season was the time of year that I loved most. With weather at its best, fall color leaves blanketed the ground, and I anticipated the wonderful holidays coming our way. I always felt that spirit of love in the air.
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FSA Foodies – October 2017

A Pumpkin Caesar Salad Recipe Just in Time for Fall Pumpkin Caesar Salad with Sage Sourdough Croutons Serves 4 Ingredients for the Sage Sourdough Croutons 4 (1-inch) slices grainy sourdough bread, cut into large cubes 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons dried sage ¼ teaspoon salt ground black pepper, to taste Ingredients for the […]
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Fitness Feature – October 2017

Science Says Sitting Can Kill You, Even If You Exercise Daily. Here’s What to Do You’ve probably heard that “sitting is the new smoking,” and new research confirms this unsettling sentence. A large study published in Annals of Internal Medicine looked at the habits of nearly 8,000 adults and found that the amount of time […]
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Wellness Feature – October 2017

Why Inflammation-fighting Foods are Filling Up Your Grocery Cart Fighting inflammation with food is quickly becoming a major health priority—and for good reason, considering inflammation is linked to everything from bloating and acne to life threatening illnesses, say physicians and researchers. “We expect to see the market for inflammation-fighting foods to grow 7 percent by […]
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Trending – October 2017

Love HIIT? There’s no question that high-intensity interval training, or HIIT, has increased in popularity in the last few years. But despite the success of HIIT for fitness and weight-loss goals, most individuals put this work to waste with poor recovery habits. As a result, even the biggest fitness enthusiasts find themselves sore and tired […]
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Healing – October 2017

Pray For Vegas-Then Call Your Senators. We Can Prevent Future Tragedies On Monday, October 2nd, our hearts were broken yet again with the news of the devastating shooting in on the Las Vegas strip. We’ve prayed for Orlando, for Sandy Hook, and for San Bernardino, and now our prayers flood out again for the latest […]
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Vendor Highlight – October 2017

Face Life/Face First!   The HydraFacial machine uses a unique serum delivery system that puts the HydraFacial into a category of its own.  The multi-step treatment cleanse, exfoliate, and extract gets rid of impurities and dead skin cells while quenching skin with vital nutrients like antioxidants, peptides, and hyaluronic acid.  The amazing results are both […]
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Spa Director Spotlight – October 2017

Laura De La Rosa, Spa Director at the Setai, Miami Beach A spa and retail leader with 13 years of experience at the Setai, a Forbes Five-Star Luxury Hotel and Spa, Laura has had an extensive record of training and an enormous knowledge of retail and spa brands located in markets across the Americas, Europe, […]
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A Note from Ilana – October 2017

October has always represented the heart of the fall season, especially with my New York roots.  While living in New York, this season was the time of year that I loved most.  With weather at its best, fall color leaves blanketed the ground, and I anticipated the wonderful holidays coming our way. I always felt […]
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September 2017 The Scoop

Do you listen to your inner voice? When I think of perception or a sixth sense, I imagine that little angel or devil that jumps on my shoulder and utters my choice of what I should or shouldn't do. I have found that when I don't pay attention to that little murmur instructing me which way to go or how to handle a situation, it usually doesn't turn out well. Listening and trusting our own intuition is significant. I'm not saying throw caution to the wind, but if you want to live a life of contentment, then you need to start trusting your intuition.
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