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Bone broth: Healing & beautifying

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO I realize that the thought of consuming hot broth at this point in the season is less than pleasant — but hear me out….

When in doubt, take a hike!

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO Hiking is by far my favorite form of exercise – luckily in Vermont, we have an abundance of hiking trails with no shortage of…

Should we stop milking almonds?

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO Little did we know that this fabulous nut had microscopic udders that we could milk, and slurp up the goodness that is almond milk!…

The Summer Sun: To Avoid or Embrace?

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO Too much sun can lead to premature aging, painful burns, and with repeated overexposure the potential development of cancer – True. We need the…

The Big Fat Myth: Ketogenic Diet – Part 2

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO For decades we have been assured that a high-fat diet, particularly in saturated fat, is detrimental to our physical health. The mental benefits however…

Fat or Fiction? The Ketogenic Approach Explained: Part One

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO “Fat makes you fat.” A common and logical thought indeed. Interestingly, science shows us otherwise. A high-fat ketogenic diet has been shown to not…

Edible skin care affordable & effective

LIVING LIVELY  |  By KATE ROBITELLO Having endured the ever-so-lovely adult acne in my early twenties, I found that the more I slathered on unpronounceable, chemical-laden creams, lotions and gels,…

Intuitive Eating: Part 2

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO In my previous article, I wrote about three of the principles involved in intuitive eating and why the “diet mentality” will inevitably lead to…

Intuitive Eating: The Anti-Diet Part One

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO It’s virtually impossible to scroll through Facebook and Instagram and not come upon hashtagged gym selfies and food photos repping every approach – from…

Eastern medicine: Treating the spirit to maintain health

LIVING LIVELLY | By KATE ROBITELLO One of the primary differences between traditional Chinese Medicine and Western medicine is not necessarily the method(s) of treatment, although they do vary significantly,…