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Taylor Marks

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Taylor Marks is a certified holistic health coach and professionally trained chef from The Institute of Culinary Education. Her passions include the latest research in health science, culinary arts, holistic wellness, and guiding others towards feeling their best.

A Walking Tour of London

Hello from London! This is one of those cities that has something for everyone. Whether you want to fill your days with culture, history, good food, shopping, or nature, London is a fantastic vacation destination. Here are some of the highlights from my recent trip. Having been to London before,...

Feed Your Good Gut Bacteria With Kefir

There is a lot of talk about gut health in the health and wellness space, and for good reason. As the Mayo Clinic explains, “When the gut microbiome is not balanced, disease risk is higher. A gut that is rich in healthy bacteria may help reduce the risk of...

What Is Mitophagy and How Does It Impact Aging?

As we age, we experience a decline in autophagy efficiency, which is a cellular process that plays a crucial role in maintaining cellular homeostasis by recycling damaged or dysfunctional components and clearing out harmful substances. It is essentially a self-cleaning mechanism that helps the cell remove debris and maintain...

The Only Hummus Recipe You’ll Ever Need

It’s snack time. Drop the processed protein bar, put down the bag of chips, & say hello to your new favorite snack: garlicky hummus served with crudités (or crackers). Hummus is one of our favorite snacks because it packs in lots of plant protein, is satisfying and filling, and...

5 Ways to Stay Hydrated During Summer Months 

While staying hydrated is important 365 days a year, ensuring proper hydration during the summer months is of paramount importance for maintaining optimal health and wellbeing. As temperatures rise, the body's natural cooling mechanism, sweat, causes a significant loss of water and essential electrolytes. Adequate hydration becomes essential to...

Refreshing, Energy-Boosting Smoothie Bowl

We’ve reached mid-July and it’s hot. We’re not craving our regular lunches full of cooked veggies and protein. We’re craving something cold, refreshing, satisfying, and energy-boosting. If you’re in the same boat, we have the recipe for you.  Smoothie bowls are an excellent way to jam a bunch of nutrients...

Sodium Myths: How Much Do We Really Need?

Sodium seems to get a bad rap, but is it really deserved? The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that we limit our consumption in order to reduce our risk of high blood pressure and to improve our heart health. In fact, the WHO states that “too much sodium is...

The Journey to Brain Health, an Athlete’s Guide to Post-Career Wellness: Jeff Byers

What is the importance of recovery for overall health? Why do we have to be extra diligent and consistent with our health as we age? What are sub-concussive events? What are the benefits of creatine for brain health? What do we need to know about taking omega-3s?  Thank...

Improving Circulation, Hormonal Function, and Metabolic Responses: Steven Munatones

Why must we focus on maintaining muscle mass into later years? What is blood-flow restriction training? What is vascular tissue? How does vascular tissue interact with muscle building? How does Kaatsu improve circulation and vascularity? How can older individuals benefit from products like Kaatsu?  Thank you to our...

Omega-3s for Your Brain and the Planet: Isaac Berzin, PhD

We need omega-3s, but what is the bioavailability difference between algae-based omega-3s and fish oil? What are EPA and DHA? What is the connection between omega-3s and mood? How is algae more sustainable than fish oil? Thank you to our sponsors: InsideTracker — the dashboard to your Inner Health....
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