Anisha Chandra is the 2020-2021 Article Editor. She is currently in her second year at UCLA where she is majoring pursuing a degree in Human Biology & Society.
She loves cooking, photographing new recipes, and even runs her own blog! Outside of Total Wellness, you can catch her running around and spending time outdoors!
Today, plant-based eating is gaining popularity as a way for people to express their beliefs about ethics, the environment, or wellness. It may seem daunting at first, but hopefully these recipes and perspectives from food bloggers Lisa Kitahara and Murielle Banackissa can inspire you!
When you think of wellness, what do you think of? What images and thoughts pop into your head? And who do you think of? Maybe it’s green smoothies. Waking up early, putting on Lululemons, and doing yoga. Your local soccer mom stopping at Whole Foods on the way back from Barry’s Bootcamp. The superfoods aisle of the grocery store.
“If your great-grandma didn’t eat it, then neither should you.” Ever heard that saying? Well, let’s kick it up a notch. Should you eat it if humans from as long as 2.5 million years ago didn’t eat it? In fact, what did they even eat back then?
You’re lifting a dumbbell above your head when you feel the gut-wrenching effects of the cheesy tacos you had for lunch. Or even worse, you’re running, getting dizzy, and losing the pep in your step when you realize you have to run back for food.