Health and Wellness

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The Healthy Foundation of a Quality Bed!

Why spend over $2,000 on a bed?   I asked myself the same question before becoming knowledgeable (and working at) Essentia in Lincoln Park. I was sleeping on a vintage, label-less bed that was my great Aunt Helen’s.  I did not have a clue what…
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Matcha Green Tea and Your Health!

Green your body with matcha green tea. The delicious matcha is extremely high in nutrients and antioxidants. Not only that, but matcha aids in thermogenesis, potentially increasing metabolism by up to 40%. It is no wonder, then, that matcha green tea drinkers often lose weight. Matcha…
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Embracing Simplicity

Especially in cosmopolitan cities we see a constant desire for “more.” The assumption being that excess is the ideal.  Manhattan, with its skyscrapers, crowed shops, and glittering runways, is the poster child for materialism.  Just walk down the street on trash night; the mountains of…
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Get Creative with Cinnamon!

The fall always makes me think of strolling the Farmer's market, and inhaling the sweet aroma of cinnamon and crispy apple cobbler.   I know apple cobbler may not be the healthiest on the block, but it sure is my favorite! Especially on a chilly…