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Serene Kitchen

Charleston, South Carolina
Health and food writer. Lover of all things yoga. Writes for Discovery Health, SereneKitchen.com, TreeHugger, and Planet Green.  
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Coke and Pepsi Reduce Ammonia-Sulfite to Avoid Cancer-Causing Label by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Coke and Pepsi Reduce Ammonia-Sulfite to Avoid Cancer-Causing Label   Coke and Pepsi are making changes to their formulas in order to avoid wearing the label of canc ... Read on »
How Much Does Where You Live Have to Do with Happiness? by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Happiness is a funny thing because in a society that places so much value on wealth, fame, and good looks; those that have it all seem to be plagued with substance abuse pro ... Read on »
How Cleaning Up Your Diet Can Save You Nearly 6,000 This Year by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This is a firsthand account of how cleaning up your diet can save you cold hard cash and save your waistline, all in one stroke. I’m a food lover, the experience of trying n ... Read on »
Does Exercise Really Detoxify the Body? by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Detoxing has become as much of a buzz word as the tools used to do it including hot yoga, spinning, and just about anything else that makes you lose your body weight in swea ... Read on »
Magic Mushroom Trips May Actually Reduce Depression by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Depression The experience of tripping on magic or psychedelic mushrooms seems like it would cause the brain to be overactive. Especially when a maze of magic, vibrant colors and bubbli ... Read on »
5 Critical Tips For a Healthy Vegan Pregnancy by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I read last week that singer and songwriter  Beyonce was maintaining a “mostly vegan” diet  during pregnancy so she could keep her killer figure in check. Her husband, Jay Z ... Read on »
Are You Eating These 6 Unhealthy Health Foods? by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Some food choices appear healthy out of habit but sometimes you have to call a spade a spade. How much of your diet is made up of foods that we want to believe are healthy, ... Read on »
Can Yoga Cause Your Body Undue Harm? by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga A recent article in  The New York Times  outlined the extensive dangers that can go along with yoga. The article, adapted from “ The Science of Yoga: The Risks and Rewar ... Read on »
Which Days of the Year Caused the Least and Most Stress in 2011? by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I venture to say that even with all the material attachments that Americans deem necessary, it’s the holidays off from the day-to-day grind coupled with ample time with fami ... Read on »
Are Hand Sanitizers Really Bad For Immunity? by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine It’s the season of hand sanitizers. Local establishments frequented by parents are peppered with moms and dads chasing their children around with mini bottles of the clear g ... Read on »
6 Tips For Finding Success Without Killing Yourself at Work in 2012 by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness It’s a fine balance between finding success in your personal life and your work life. I’ve known plenty of people that were skewed to the side of career success while system ... Read on »
5 Ways to Find Happiness By Changing Your Outlook in 2012 by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I’ve learned a lot about outlooks in 2011. The way you view your life has a huge impact on your happiness level. While we can’t control what happens to us, we can control ou ... Read on »
What Did Cavemen Really Eat and Were They Actually Healthier? by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss   A lot of attention has been given to the  Caveman Diet  and while today we use it to lose weight, the caveman diet of the Paleolithic Age, was a side effect of availa ... Read on »
5 Ways to Get to the Root of Your PMS Emotional Roller Coaster by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health It wasn’t until I got into the brunt of childbearing years that the emotional roller coaster that goes along with Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) really started to get a stran ... Read on »
Look and Feel Younger With This Ageless Checklist by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health When I hit my mid-20’s I become obsessed with every pricey wrinkle cream on the market. I had a facial regime each evening that made would make an aesthetician smile. I th ... Read on »
6 Sure Fire Tricks for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The season of weight gain has already begun. It all starts with an enormous Thanksgiving feast and culminates with the drunken festivities of New Year's Eve. Come New Year’s ... Read on »
Wellness Lunch and Learns: An Innovative Way to Market Yourself and Promote Your Small Business by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body This past week I participated in a Yoga Lunch and Learn through one of my corporate clients here in Columbia. It took about two hours out of my day and just a little work be ... Read on »
Make Sure Your Wellness Business is Getting The Most Bang For Its Buck by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Small wellness businesses need to think long and hard about how they spend they’re hard earned dough. You want to draw customers into the business to raise revenue but at th ... Read on »
Branding Your Wellness Business by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Your brand is what carries your wellness business through hard times. It’s what makes or breaks your business and what separates you from your competitors. It takes a lot of ... Read on »
5 Must Know Tips for Building Your Wellness Small Business by Serene Kitchen Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body For a holistic practitioner, whether you specialize in massage, yoga, acupuncture, nutrition, or any other form of alternative wellness, the most difficult initial endeavo ... Read on »