Interview with Personal Trainer Darian Williams: Vegan Diets & Active Lifestyles

When you live an active lifestyle, it’s important to make sure your body has the proper nutrients it needs in order to function. Most people are generally concerned about getting enough protein consumption, so we decided to chat with Jacksonville personal trainer Darian Williams to get his take on plant-based protein for an active lifestyle.

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Vegan Pizza From the Earth, Now Available in Jacksonville

Our tofu pizza crust gives you the freedom to enjoy the traditional taste and enjoyment that comes with the comfort food of pizza, without any of the guilt! Created to replicate New York style pizza, our crust is thin and seasoned to perfection, so with every crispy bite, you would never know that it was good for you. 

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Meals that Heal: Heal Yourself with Food

Meals that Heal truly emphasizes the incredible healing powers of clean, wholesome food. We sat down with Lynne Smith, a Jacksonville local, to learn about her experience with Meals that Heal. She started the program in an effort to control the uncomfortable symptoms associated with her autoimmune disorder. Read on to get her take on what worked for her and what results she has experienced.

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Worried About an Aging Parent’s Health? Here’s How to Bring It Up

We all want our parents to age well in good physical and mental health. After all, healthy parents are around to watch us graduate and get married, bond with grandkids, and celebrate family holidays for years to come.

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Back-to-School in Jacksonville with Healthy Food Options from Leaf & Bean

‘Tis the season of yellow busses, colorful backpacks and busy days! That’s right, back-to-school season is just around the corner as we bid the final month of summer good-bye. There’s simply less time in the day, but that does not mean you have to settle for less nutritious meals! Stick with us as we guide you through quick and easy nutritious meals that will please the pickiest eaters.

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4 Simple Ways to Improve Your Health and Wellness During Retirement

Staying healthy is key to staying in control of your life as a senior. Achieving good health, however, can often be trickier than it seems. There are many conflicting facts and confusing fads to sort through, but often the simplest advice, like the tips below, can have the greatest impact on your health and allow you to age better, live longer and feel happier.

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Vegan-Friendly Summer Foods

When summer adventure awaits, stock up on fresh and nutritious eats at  House of Leaf & Bean before you set off on your sunny activities. With healthy snacks and refreshing cold beverages, we have everything you need to enjoy a day in the sun.

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Meals that Heal: Real Food, Real Changes

We just wrapped up our pilot program for Meals that Heal, and are excited to share the results with you! A healthy meal program designed for individuals looking for convenient ways to eat green and feel great, Meals that Heal was developed by Wen Raiti, owner of Leaf & Bean, and Heather Borders at the Kailo Nutrition.

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The Power of Sustainable Eating

Could what you have for dinner save the planet? The short answer is yes.

While plant-based diets are often associated with wellness for your body, eating your greens can actually help the health of our planet as well.

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Nourishing the Community and Planet

Earth Day is just around the corner, giving House of Leaf and Bean cause for celebration in April. Every day, our goal to provide a quality dining experience parallels our mission to take care of the earth we call home. Our unique menu, rooted in plant-based proteins, is committed to using fresh organic ingredients to help reduce our carbon foot-print on the planet.

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Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Jacksonville!

With chubby faces and big ears, pigs represent wealth and good fortune in Chinese tradition. In 2019, the Chinese New Year brings the Year of the Pig with Earth as the corresponding element. The Year of the Earth Pig heralds a prosperous and rewarding year, with a cautionary to remain realistic and level-headed as you journey through 2019.

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Detox Smart with Organic Teas

It is no secret that a steaming cup of herbal tea with lemon can soothe a sore throat. Meanwhile, a smooth glass of iced tea can pair perfectly with a sunny day. However, the benefits of tea reach far beyond refreshment alone. In search of improved health and happiness in 2019? We recommend you start your New Years Resolutions at the teapot.

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