Entries by Bri Jackson

Bri Jackson

Bri Jackson is a New York based certified trainer, yoga instructor, and wellness blogger. She is passionate about bringing simple clean eating, fitness, and inspiration to others. Connect with Bri on Instagram @Brittgotfit_ and her personal blog www.brittgotfit.com.

Bioengineered animal-free dairy coming to a grocer near you

Synthetic biology start-up company Perfect Day, formerly Muufri, is close to introducing a new kind of dairy to the food industry, sans cows. You read right; Perfect Day has created a genetically modified (GMO) strain of yeast called “Buttercup,” which… 0 Shares |

How Moments of Wonder in Nature, Art, and Spirituality Improve Your Health

Do you recall the last time you stood in awe of something?  Was it a beautiful scene in nature or a look into the eyes of a newborn baby? Perhaps you were lost in a song or held captive by… 0 Shares |

Men! Boost Testosterone, Muscle Mass, and Vitality with Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha may be the ultimate herbal supplement for men. Also known as withania somnifera, Indian ginseng, or winter cherry – Ashwagandha is highlighted as a powerful herb in both modern and ancient Ayurvedic medicine.  It is a member of the… 0 Shares |

Natural Ways to Boost Serotonin Levels and Ward Off Mood Disorders

Serotonin is a neurotransmitter found in the pineal gland, intestinal lining, and the central nervous system. It is involved in many physiological processes within the body, including smooth muscle stimulation and vasodilation. However, serotonin is best known for its influence… 0 Shares |

Walmart commits to selling cage-free eggs only by 2025

Grocery giant Walmart has committed to selling cage-free eggs only by 2025; requiring all of their shelled egg suppliers to comply with United Egg Producers Animal Husbandry Guidelines and urging them to improve hen health with better breeding practices. Kathleen… 0 Shares |

My High School Government Class Taught Me Why I Shouldn’t Vote for President

My high school government class taught me why I shouldn’t vote for President. Learning how the Electoral College works and understanding its original purpose was mind blowing to me even as a high school senior who had never voted. You… 0 Shares |

Benefits of Sacred Sage: Smoking, Smudging, and Drinking

Cannabis has taken the healing and smokeable herb spotlight in the Western world for many years. It is recorded that recreational use of marijuana was first introduced to American culture after the Mexican Revolution in 1910. From there it has… 0 Shares |

5 Simple Ways to Cleanse and Ground During Winter

Winter is approaching and the beginning of this season presents a unique opportunity for cleansing various systems in the body and grounding the mind. According to Ayurvedic principles, the beginning of winter is heavily influenced by vata energy because of… 0 Shares |

Holistic Nutritionist and Personal Trainer Weigh in on Popular Diet Trends

As we approach the end of the year many of us are thinking about fitness and wellness resolutions for 2016. While it may be easy to decide what changes we want to see and feel in our bodies, it can… 0 Shares |

8 Ways to Beat Holiday Bloat

The holiday season is approaching and that means office get-togethers, school parties, and family gatherings with holiday eats are in order. Unfortunately for some of us, it also means bloating triggered by getting a little too jolly with our favorite… 0 Shares |