Vitamins for Global Good

The Life-Changing Power of Vitamins You can help make the world a brighter place with Rainbow Light. We are the founding supporter of Vitamin Angels, an aid group that provides life-changing supplements to pregnant and nursing mothers in food insecure regions around the world. Vitamin Angels’ founder and president, Howard Schiffer, began his career as […]


Perinatal Depression: Stages, Signs and Symptoms

  I remember looking at myself in the mirror, shell-shocked, as I was putting my clothes on and thinking, “What happened to me?” By Gloria Chillon The day my son was born was one of the happiest and most stressful days of my life. After surviving 20 hours of vigorous labor and two episodes of […]

Is There Really Such a Thing as Gluten Sensitivity?

The gluten-free food market continues to thrive. It seems these days, grocery shelves are exploding with gluten-free choices, due in large part to greater awareness of a gluten-free diet as a result of increasing diagnoses of celiac disease and other gluten sensitivities, and the diet’s perceived health benefits. So it’s no surprise that recent Mintel […]

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What a Top Nutritionist Eats for Breakfast

As seen on Coffee is one of the most antioxidant rich beverages and more and more research is revealing the health benefits associated with drinking coffee. by Marci Clow, MS, RDN I’m totally on the “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” team, consumption of a healthy breakfast is linked to many […]


Health and Humility: The Hidden Gift of Illness

Sometimes it takes a significant life event to open us to new ways of being… By Aninha Livingstone To be alive is to be vulnerable. Health challenges are just one among a myriad of experiences that can shake up our world, reminding us that ultimately, we are not in control. Life is always in flux. […]

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Could a Lack of This Vitamin Be Causing Your Blue Mood?

People who have higher blood levels of vitamin D are less likely to suffer from negative outlook than those who don’t. Everyone feels blue now and again, but some people are more prone to that emotional state than others. Why? Researchers have been trying to answer that question for decades, and there is no single […]


Ruth Reichl Plans ‘My Kitchen Year’ : The Communion of Cooking

“It’s the journey that matters, the cooking itself…” Interviewed by Rick Kleffel You might be tempted to think that Ruth Reichl manages a very difficult balancing act between the philosophical and the pragmatic in ‘My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life.’ But when you sit down to talk with her it rapidly becomes […]