Aerial Yoga Craze Goes Global

AntiGravity Fitness, Aerial Yoga, Christopher Harrison

New York -- Exercise routines scale new heights as the aerial yoga fad from AntiGravity® Fitness goes global. The company recently expanded its floating yoga classes, which are in many respects reminiscent of Cirque du Soleil acrobatics, in Asia, and it now has more than 250 locations globally. Founded by Christopher Harrison in 2008, AntiGravity …

Obama Admin Says Artificial Trans Fats Aren’t Safe

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The movement for healthy living got a boost Tues. when the Obama administration declared artificial trans fats unsafe. With its final determination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave food makers up to three years to remove partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary source of artificial trans fat. The industry had …

“Healthy” Rules for Young Consumers When it Comes to Snacks

CHICAGO --  Americans are becoming more conscious about what they eat and as a result the types of snacks consumed have evolved from classic junk food -- candy bars and chips -- to healthier snacks like fresh fruit, breakfast and sports bars as well as yogurt and protein drinks. According to "The Future of Eating: …

Organic Burger Joint Adds Chicken to Menu

FALLS CHURCH, VA – Elevation Burger, known for its organic, grass-fed, free-range burgers, also offers organic chicken. In partnership with Sterling,VA-based Cuisine Solutions, provider of vacuum sealed and slow-cooked products, the burger chain introduced organic chicken to its national and international restaurant locations earlier this year. Aided by Elevation, Cuisine Solutions went through the certification …

Teen Chef Wins $5,000 in Meatless Monday Contest

NEW YORK -- Meatless Monday has risen in popularity over the years as the healthy eating movement has grown with several cities including Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and San Francisco adopting resolutions endorsing Meat Free Mondays. Another push to promote the initiative is a recipe contest geared towards high school students. Several students, aspiring to …