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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.

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....

A Preventative Approach to Aging: Dr. Jennifer Wagner

Dr. Jennifer Wagner is trained as a pediatric anesthesiologist and spent most of her career at Stanford. Then, 2 years ago, she made the decision to shift and leave clinical practice and move to the mountains with her family, and became the Chief Medical Officer at Liminal...

The Art of Living Meets Longevity Science: Dr. Kien Vuu

What is the default mode network? How does breathwork impact our thinking? What is the power of acts of kindness? What is the art of living? How do we find our purpose?  Thank you to our sponsors: Timeline Nutrition — our favorite supplement for cell support and mitochondrial function....

The Religious Take On Longevity: Clayton Crawley

Should we feel guilty about enjoying life when there is suffering in the world? How does prayer work? How can we be useful to others? Should we enjoy abundance? What is the importance of relationships for our health? How much self-care is appropriate?  Thank you to our sponsors:  Science...

Hydrating Summer Paloma Mocktail

Hello, summer! Warmer days call for refreshing and delicious mocktails, or cocktails… Bonus points if you can make them semi-healthy too. That’s why we’ve crafted the perfect summer cocktail for all of your summer Friday happy hours or weekend dinner parties. The combination of lime and grapefruit give a...