With more pressed juice labels popping up every day, one website will help locate the most convenient truly organic squeeze
Let's face it; buying fresh-pressed juice these days (from small cafes, Fresh Direct and even Starbucks) is akin to purchasing organic in the grocery aisle. It's something many of us do regularly, even when we aren't sure exactly what we're paying for. Portlandia-esque questions – Is the chicken really farm ... More
Health and wellness spas around the globe are offering sessions with intuitive counselors and tarot card readers. So what if it's bunk?
Did I really need to see the psychic?
The question gnawed at me as I sat down with Susan King, the visiting “intuitive counselor” at the COMO Shambhala wellness retreat in Bali. I was decompressing for a few days, and the other guests convinced me to drop the $350 dollars ... More
A veteran party animal takes on the latest craze in healthful hedonism
I’m on my fourth lap around a block on lower Fifth Avenue when I finally stop to ask myself: What am I doing here? It’s barely past noon on a sunny Sunday, and I’m about to join a three-hour trek from a Northern Indian–inspired dance class to a selection of ... More
At a growing number of upscale resorts, rest and relaxation means offering slews of activities to appease antsy guests
In anticipation of a relaxing getaway to The Lodge at Woodloch, a spa resort in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, I found myself calculating how early I’d need to wake up in order to drive the three hours to make the 9 a.m. Great Wall of Yoga class. Sure, getting out the door ... More
The buzz about detoxifying teas, cold-pressed juices and other trendy products that promise to flush out toxins can truly be deafening. In an attempt to find the perfect plan for a pre-summer detox, DuJour turned to Dr. Richard Firshein of the Firshein Center for Integrative Medicine in New York City. ... More
Studies are now suggesting that the most important meal of the day may be the one you skip. But are the mind and body benefits of fasting real?
Though I am no stranger to fad diets, I do have my limits, skinny denim be damned. I do not skip meals on purpose. I don’t even skip snacks. Last year, I settled on a modified version of the Paleo diet as the way of eating that, for me, felt ... More