Content Tagged: Food

UZIT Nutrition Weekend: We Are Expressions of What We Eat

Though there is no straight formula to getting and staying healthy, there is one principle that all speakers at this weekend’s Urban Zen Integrative Therapy program supported in their own way: food is medicine, and what we put into our bodies directly determines our health. There is no way around it: we are expressions of… Read more »

Using Food to Navigate Cancer

This morning the Urban Zen Center was home to a wealth of healing wisdom and hands-on, experiential tools all designed to help patients and loved ones navigate cancer in a way that celebrates life and allows patients to “live beyond their diagnosis.” Designed by Stefanie Sacks, M.S., CNS, the last Food Solutions of 2011 proved… Read more »


Gathering your friends and family around the table is not only a gorgeous way to create community, it’s also a life saver. Our friend, Dr. Mark Hyman shares his beliefs about food on Dr. Frank Lipman‘s blog, saying “I believe that the most important and the most powerful tool you have to change your health… Read more »

Donna Karan’s Favorite Green Juice Recipe

Living a life of well-being is all about balance. The summer presents such a wonderful opportunity to engage in active outdoor activities and to bask in radiant sunshine. To keep you hydrated, energized and healthy while you enjoy the season, we thought we would share with you Donna’s favorite green juice. This is a recipe… Read more »

Food as Medicine

This past Wednesday, Urban Zen hosted the final workshop in the Food Solutions series for 2010, “Reducing Pain Through the Food You Choose.” The sold-out event was attended by wellness therapists, culinary experts, health care practitioners, patients, students, and educators all seeking to heal their bodies and find relief from physical pain through understanding, preparing,… Read more »