Seven tips for ultimate health and wellness from around the globe
Did you know it’s World Health Day? One of the best things about the Integrative Nutrition community is that we span over 120 countries. Our students and graduates are bursting with enthusiasm to spread a ripple effect of health and happiness to as many people as possible, and their unique approaches often reflect their cultures and countries.
We can learn so much about living a healthy, well-balanced life by simply looking to other cultural norms. Health is about so much more than the food on your plate, which we call secondary food.
- Argentina. While yerba maté tea has become popular in the United States in the past few years, it’s been the focal point of a bonding ritual in Argentina for centuries. Tomando maté, which simply means “drinking maté,” represents community and hospitality, and friends and family pass around a gourd of this energizing tea.